NZEB Ventilation Systems

Course Overview

This course aims to provide participants with the principles and practices required to effectively design ventilation flowrates, install ventilation systems and commission ventilation systems, in accordance with Technical Guidance Document Part F 2019. Participants who successfully complete the assessment of this course can use this as proof of competency in ventilation systems’, installation, balancing and commissioning, as required by TGD Part F 2019.

Course dates: 

2nd, 16th and 30th November, 14th December 2021.
3 half days - Online
1 day practical - Onsite

Module Content:

  • NZEB Principles – Part L and Part F (Building Regulations)
  • Air Permeability – how air infiltrates and exfiltrates a building and why we need to manage this movement.
  • Ventilation Strategies – Natural ventilation, CMEV, MVHR – how to achieve compliance with Part F
  • Ventilation in the Dwelling Energy Assessment Procedure (DEAP) – how installing different systems can impact a BER assessment
  • Flow Rate Design Activities – calculations to determine ventilation requirements in compliance with Part F
  • Installation and Commissioning of Ventilation Systems for Dwellings – how to install and balance these systems in a dwelling.
  • Ventilation Commissioning Activities – practising the install and balancing
  • Communication and User Information – handover with the homeowner



3 half days online and 1 day practical onsite 


1.5 hour written exam – 70% pass rate, 30 minute practical assessment – commissioning a ventilation system


This course is fully funded under Skills to Advance.


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I find the course held a lot of useful information and the information was broken down really well and easy to understand. I really enjoyed the course

The course was really interesting. A lot of knowledge condensed and delivered in a relatively short time. Highly recommended.

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