Building Healthier Homes Courses

The EEBA Academy provides a flexible and convenient way for the world's best high performance builders and their partners to come together to learn about building science and advances in sustainably constructing better homes. Learn more about the Academy here.

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Below is a sample of Building Healthier Homes courses available on the EEBA Academy:
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Owning and Living in a High-Performance Home

When it comes to understanding the components and benefits of high-performance homes, learning through experience is one of the best approaches. In this “Better Homes, Better Future” podcast, hear from Greg Davenport, a performance construction manager at Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC US, and Andy Barrett, a high-performance builder representing Toolbox NW, who also happens to use one of his builds as a second home. The pair will join host Aaron Smith to talk about what it’s actually like to own and live in one of these homes.

Instructor: Greg Davenport, Andy Barrett

Selecting Healthy Insulation and Air Sealants

Energy, climate, materials, and health: What is the connection? And why is it important? Insulation and air sealing are two cost-effective ways to increase the energy efficiency of a home. However, the chemicals that are found in some of these products or used during their production can negatively impact the health of the people who manufacture and install products, as well as those who ultimately live in these buildings. We need a better system of policies and regulations that are protective of human health, but for now, we need professionals equipped with the knowledge and skills to make informed decisions about the materials they use. Building professionals who specify and install materials have the opportunity to make significant impacts on health and the environment by choosing healthier materials.

Instructor: Rebecca Stamm, Roberto Valle Kinloch

Healthier Homes or Healthy Home Washing?

This webinar will cover marketing strategies and upgrades that builders can provide to buyers that actually make the home "healthier" - than one that does not have these installations. Joe will cover the basic concept of healthier products and installations and how you can avoid liability of overpromising.

Instructor: Joe Medosch

Healthier Homes Awareness for Building Professionals Certification

We are excited to share with you an opportunity that EEBA is spearheading alongside Allergy Standards, Ltd, Construction Instruction, and Trane Technologies.

Instructor: Gord Cooke and Dr. John McKeon
CEUs: 7 AIA LU|HSW, 3.5 BPI, 7 NARI, 7 NAHB, and 7 RESNET credits
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