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CPHC Training Schedule & Registration

NYSERDA Funding Available for NYC CPHC Program

With the support of NYSERDA, PHIUS is offering considerably reduced tuition fees for eligible* individuals in New York. Applicants who qualify will receive a 60 percent discount--that's more than $1000--off the regular CPHC program. The fee includes:

Phase I Online: 8 three-hour sessions

Phase II In-Class program: Five days of in-class instruction

Exam (optional): Afternoon of final day of class (requires separate registration)

  • Regular Fee: $1800
  • Discounted fee for eligible* applicants: $720

*ELIGIBILITY = Employed individuals living in the System Benefits Charge (SBC) service territory or working for companies participating in SBC or EEPS programs are eligible for the reduced tuition provided by NYSERDA. SBC service territory consist of areas with electric service provided by one of he following: Central Hudson Gas and Electric Corporation, Consolidated Edison Company of NY, Inc., New York State Electric and Gas Corporation, National Grid, Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc., and Rochester Gas and Electric Corporation. If you are not sure if you live in or work for a company participating in SBC / EEPS program or if you have any questions please contact Dolores Bevilacqua at 718-659-1205 or email

Applicants must first complete the standard PHIUS CPHC application form and meet PHIUS admission requirements. 

Continuing Education Credits



PHIUS is an AIA National, International, and Distance CES Provider

Earn 63 CE units



PHIUS CPHC Training is approved by GBCI

Earn 32 CE hours



Continuing education credits available from the Building Performance Institute

Earn 27.13 CE credits 


PHIUS-trained Certified Passive House Consultants (CPHC®) are leading the adoption of passive building from coast to coast by designing and building quality-assured projects across all of North America's varied climate zones. Join a robust community of passive building practitioners and register for CPHC training today!

Phase I: Online Sessions

Phase I of the CPHC training consists of a series of 8 three-hour pre-recorded online virtual sessions taught by expert instructors. Participants can ask questions and connect with other CPHC course registrants in the CPHC Online Training Forum

Phase II: 5-day In-Class Instruction 

Location Class Dates Exam

New York, NY*

535 W 24th St, New York, NY 10011

Oct. 31 - Nov. 4, 2016



Nov. 4


Yestermorrow Design / Build School**

7865 Main Street, Waitsfield, VT 05673

Jan 21-28, 2017



Jan. 28


*Qualified attendees of the New York session who are eligible for NYSERDA funding may apply through this application form

**Please apply directly to Yestermorrow for the program in Vermont listed above. Additional details available on the Yestermorrow website. The Yestermorrow program is all taught in-class (no online sessions) over the course of 8 days.


Registration Fees 


Apply for Admission Today

Please note: You must apply for admission and be accepted by PHIUS before registering and paying for the course. 

This course requires a base knowledge in building science commensurate with architectural training, hands-on building experience, or similar background. PHIUS reserves the right to admit applicants into training without all pre-qualifications complete, with the understanding that the candidate will demonstrate proficiency in all required areas prior to certification.

For full details and admission requirements, please see below. Once you've reviewed the Paths to Acceptance:

  1. Please fill out the application form and submit.
  2. Wait for a confirmation email from regarding your admission status.
  3. Once you have been admitted, register using the online registration form below.


Please apply for admission following the instructions above. Once you have received an acceptance email, use the links below to register and pay for the program. Do not proceed to registration and payment below until receiving your acceptance message from

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