Prudence Ferreira’s credentials include LEED AP+ (BD+C), LEED for Homes Rater, GreenPoint Rater Certified Title 24 Energy Analyst, Hygrothermic Analyst, and Certified Passive House Consultant. Ms. Ferreira is a licensed trainer, core curriculum developer and exam author for the Passive House Institute US (PHIUS), and teaches the Certified Passive House Consultant (CPHC) training and advanced Passive House technical workshops around the US.
Ms. Ferreira also teaches Hygrothermal Analysis around the US as a certified instructor for the Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics and Oakridge National Lab’s WUFI-ORNL program. Ms. Ferreira plays a key role in the partnership between the Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics and the Passive House Institute US in developing, beta testing and field verifying a new energy and hygrothermal analysis design tool specifically for Passive, low and zero energy building design and verification. Ms. Ferreira currently serves on the Passive House Institute US Board of Directors and as a member of the PHIUS Technical Committee.