Building Science 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 Science courses available on the EEBA Academy:
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Energy Code - Module 7: Ducts, HVAC, Hot Water, and Lighting

This class will explain mandatory and prescriptive requirements related to duct installation, insulation, sealing, and testing, as well as requirements for heating, cooling, and hot water systems and controls. 

Instructor: Joe Nebbia

Rainscreens: A Builder’s Experience

Do you know how a properly installed rainscreen makes your building envelope more durable? In the first part of this webinar, Peter Barrett of Dorken Systems will look at how rainscreens work to add drainage and drying capacity to a typical residential wall. In the second part, Chris Donatelli of Donatelli Builders will discuss the real-life building and renovation of a home in Chicago.

Instructor: Peter Barrett, Chris Donatelli
CEUs: 1 LU AIA credit

HERS Associate Course

In order to earn the EEBA High Performance Building Professional Designation, one must take and pass:

  • Houses That Work
  • High Performance Mechanicals
  • HERS Associate
Instructor: Mike Barcik
CEUs: 6.25 total AIA, 3.77 total BPI, 6.25 total NARI, & 5 total NATE credits

High Performance Insulated Rooflines

This webinar begins with an overview of building science issues and concepts as they pertain to the roof/ceiling portion of the building thermal envelope. Merits of insulated ceilings and rooflines will be discussed so that participants may apply this knowledge to conditioned attics and vaulted ceilings.

Instructor: Mike Barcik
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