Airtightness Installer Training - Passive House Systems Ireland

Airtightness Installer Training 2021


Passive House Systems offer an Airtightness Installer Training Course. This course covers the theory behind Airtightness and what it achieves. Our experts will explain air leakage points in new and existing buildings with correct installation practices.

Date: 20th October and 17th November
Course Instructor: Jason Healy
PROMOTIONAL PRICE: €65.00 / per person


Training Programme


Each participant receives a LABC installer certificate, product samples, a memory stick loaded with relative
information including airtightness video tutorials and direct contact with our engineers.

1. Theoretical Part:
– What is Airtightness and Vapour control.
– Why do we apply Airtightness/Vapour Control products.
– What is the difference between Air- and Wind-tightness.
– Airtightness Ventilation.
– Most common failure areas.

2. Solutions on Site:
– Designing Building and Testing for Airtightness.
– Airtightness details and solutions (Steel, Masonry & Timberframe).
– Air Testing and other Quality Control measures.
– Intelligent onsite solutions.
– Airtightness in the Irish context, present and future.

3. Practical Demonstration:
– Gerband Airtight demo house overview.
– Airtightness best practice detailing review.
– Gerband airtightness quality assessment.
– Identification of common leakage points in block and timberframe.

4. Practical Application of Products:
– Practical Airtightness installation with Gerband Airtightness membranes.
– Practical Airtightness to windows and membrane penetrations.
– Practical Wind-tightness installation.
– Summary/Questions and answers.

Engineers Ireland Certified Airtightness Training

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Location: Unit 5B4, Link Road Business Park, Ballincollig, Cork, P31 W950

* Training will be held in accordance with Covid19 Guidelines. Do not attend the training if you have any of the below symptoms: high temperature, cough, breathing difficulty, sudden loss of sense of smell or taste, flu-like symptoms.

On arrival to the building, we will conduct a temperature check. Training will be held at our on-site warehouse to ensure maximum ventilation. Please ensure you wear your face mask when entering the building and when leaving the training area. Continue to wash and sanitize your hands regularly throughout the day. Lunch & tea/coffee will be provided however please ensure you dispose of all paper cups/plates/cutlery yourself in the bins provided.