Building Evaluation Skills (Short Course)

( 9.0 CEUs) Before we spend money on improving the buildings energy efficiency, we need an energy audit. There is quite a bit of math and other evaluation tools involved in an energy audit. You need a wide variety of information to evaluate a home and to write a work...

Attic Insulation Methods (Short Course)

(4.0 CEUs) Attics are usually the most important building assembly to insulate correctly. Attic insulation saves energy in both the heating season and cooling season. Find your reading assignment under the Materials tab. A short quiz will evaluate your retention of...

Duct Airtightness Testing (Short Course)

(5.0 CEUs) Duct air leakage is one of the most challenging energy wasters that energy specialists strive to reduce. Like building air leakage, duct air leakage is difficult to measure. This course discusses two distinct ways of evaluating or measuring duct leakage:...

Low-Energy Cooling (Short Course)

(8.5 CEUs) Refrigerated air-conditioning is the most expensive way to create summer comfort. Low-energy cooling minimizes energy-intensive refrigerated air-conditioning by reducing solar gain, air leakage, and relative humidity. When we reduce heat gains, air leakage,...