Advanced PHPP Modeling (Andrew Peel)
In this full-day course, led by one of North America's leading PHPP practitioners, participants will explore advanced PHPP topics to deepen their knowledge and understanding of Passive House modeling techniques. The training will focus on technologies and standards specific to the North American market. Material relevant for larger multi-family and mixed-use buildings will also be covered.
Andrew’s primary areas of expertise are in low carbon buildings and renewable energy. His professional and academic experience ranges from consultancy, program management, business development, technical and non-technical articles and publications, lecture and workshop delivery, and technical research.
Andrew founded Peel Passive House Consulting to support the development of the Passive House Standard in Canada and internationally with the vision to see the world class standard achieve mainstream adoption throughout North America. The company works with developers, architects, builders, and consultants to support the design, construction, and certification of Passive House and low energy buildings, both residential and non-residential. Clients benefit from the company’s unique combination deep European experience with Canadian construction and market knowledge.
Prior to establishing his own company, Andrew worked in a variety of capacities in Europe. These included managing the UK Government’s innovative carbon saving technologies scheme and the Energy Saving Trust’s Best Practice Helpline. He also managed and delivered Passive House, Code for Sustainable Homes, wind turbine development, and thermal modelling projects as well as organizing Passive House study tours. Further activities included contributing to the development of the UK Government’s housing energy calculation methodology (SAP) and writing both technical and non-technical publications on various sustainability topics.
Andrew is currently a board member of Passive House Canada, a non-profit organization dedicated to advocacy and educational activities that support adoption of the Passive House building standard. He is also one of only three Canadian-based Passive House building certifiers accredited by the German Passive House Institute.