Professional accreditation increases your credibility with clients and colleagues in the industry alike. After passing the exam, CPHTs are given membership and are listed in the database on the International Passive House Institute (PHI) website for 5 years. The exam is in-person, open book, and pass/fail. Emu students have a 96% pass rate.
The exam is a multiple choice, structured in three parts:
- Passive House Basics – 1 hour
- Building Envelope – 1 hour
- Building Services – 1 hour
The first section, Passive House Basics, is required. Each participant may choose to take the exam specifically for Envelope, Services, or both. Exam regulations will also be discussed in the last Unit of the CPHT Course.