Mike Duclos - Principal, DEAP Energy Group, LLC

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Mike Duclos is a principal and founder of The DEAP Energy Group, LLC, a consultancy providing a wide variety of Deep Energy Retrofit, Zero Net Energy and Passive House related consulting services.

Mike was an energy consultant on the Transformations, Inc. Zero Energy Challenge entry, and has worked on a variety of Zero Net Energy, DER and Passive House projects, including two National Grid DER projects which qualified for the ACI Thousand Homes Challenge, Option B, and a feasibility study of a retrofit to the Passive House new home performance standard.

Mike is a HERS Rater with Mass. New Homes With ENERGY STAR program, a Building Science Certified Infrared Thermographer, a Certified Passive House Consultant who certified the second Passive House in Massachusetts, holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from UMass Lowell, and two patents.

Mike is teaching:

Passive House Design

Students who complete the course will design a Passive House, including key design decisions, using a simplified version of PHPP. Sample floor plans and a variety of design tools and calculators are included.

Passive House in the Real World

Learn how to apply Passive House principles to real-world projects. This course provides a brief background and then dives into tips, tricks, and common pitfalls.

All About Windows

This free course will cover the anatomy of a window, mechanisms that transfer heat through windows, and window design and application strategies.

Passive vs. Conventional Floor Planning + Passive House Sample Design

In this 1-hour live lecture, Mike Duclos, Principal and Founder of DEAP Energy Group, describes how passive floor planning differs from conventional floor planning. Mike's free Passive House Sample Design is included.