Heat-Loss Building Science of Walls (Micro Course)

(0.5 CEUs; 30 minutes) Wall insulation is more challenging than floor or ceiling insulation because walls are vertical and experience the kind of chimney effect. This means they are more likely to have convection currents that reduce their thermal resistance, compared...

Energy Auditor (Test)

(3.0 CEUs) This test draws from the same question pool as the final exam in our Energy Auditor Course. If you think you don’t need our Energy Auditor Course, or our review badge courses to pass this test, well give this test a try. The worst you can do is to...

Temperature and Heat (Mini Course)

(2.0 CEUs) Learn about the relationship between temperature and heat. Study the difference between sensible heat and latent heat. Discover how substances release heat and absorbed heat when there state changes from solid to liquid to gas. Understand how to calculate...

Introduction to Weatherization (Mini Course)

(2.0 CEUs) The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) is a federal program created by Congress in 1979. Since then, WAP has weatherized millions of low income homes. WAP is managed by DOE on the federal level, state governments on the state level, and local...
Pressure Pan Testing (Mini Course)

Pressure Pan Testing (Mini Course)

(1.5 CEUs) The pressure pan measures duct pressures during a blower door test. If you measure pressure at a duct register during a blower door test, that indicates that outdoor air is leaking into or out of the building. Pressure-pan testing isn’t a quantitative...