Introduction to THERM

  • 2 Days
  • £180

Learn how to use THERM software to understand 2D thermal bridges and generate Psi-values, through this self-study course worth 16 PHI Credit Points, which can be completed at your own pace.

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THERM Online Course

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Self Study

1 Year Access

Coaction Team

£180 ex. VAT

Is this course for you?

Thermal bridges are one of the key ways that buildings lose heat and understanding them is critical to designing effective low energy buildings. 

This course is aimed at Passivhaus Designer/Consultants, or those who have a similar level of understanding of building physics.

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"The THERM course was straightforward to follow and I now possess the confidence to model them and evaluate junctions for potential issues."

THERM Graduate

What will you learn?

This short course will teach you how to improve your buildings using THERM software, through 2 days of self-study that can be completed in your own time and at your own pace.  We also provide step by step software installation instructions.

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Next Steps

Certificates of completion are available, and the course also confers 16 PHI Credit Points. We are not aware of any body that currently approves training schemes for thermal bridge modelling.

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Course Fees

Coaction Training CIC is a social enterprise, and we work hard to keep our fees as affordable as possible whilst giving all our learners the confidence to deliver real-world results.

Introduction to using THERM on-line course: £180.00 +VAT.

This cost includes access to the course content via our online learning platform for one year. The software itself is downloadable for free and we provide full software installation instructions.

NOTE: This course is included for FREE when you book our Certified Passivhaus Designer course.

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Course Overview

This self-directed online course aims to explain:

  • Why thermal bridges are significant.
  • How thermal bridges can vary in construction.
  • The concepts of calculation for 2D thermal bridges.
  • How to calculate 2D thermal bridges using THERM software.
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Course Structure

The course is broken down into a series of short modules to guide your learning, with exercises along the way to test your understanding:

  • How to Use This Course (5 Minutes) 
  • Learning Objectives (5 Minutes) 
  • Introduction (60 Minutes)
  • Heat Loss Calculations (20 Minutes) 
  • Exercise 1 – Wall Corner Junction (60 Minutes) 
  • Exercise 2 – Combined Thermal Bridge (60 Minutes)
  • Conventions and Software (30 Minutes) 
  • Exercise 3 – Gable Wall to Roof Junction (120 Minutes)
  • Exercise 4 – Ground Floor to Wall Junction (120 Minutes)
  • Exercise 5 – Window Installation (40 Minutes)
  • Thermal Bridges in Building Regulations Part L (10 Minutes)
  • Thermal Bridges in the Passivhaus Planning Package (PHPP) (10 Minutes) 
  • End-of-Course Exercise (180 Minutes) 
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What our graduates say...

"The content was very well explained and demystified what would otherwise be a difficult piece of software to master."

therm Graduate

"I now feel confident in my ability to assess individual thermal bridges if this is ever needed on a future project."

therm Graduate

"The course also deepened my understanding of the impact of thermal bridging more generally."

therm Graduate

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