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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Building Science Foundation: Keeping Our Homes Safe and Sound

The building science principles forming the foundation for high performance are how heat moves, how moisture moves, and how the two always work together. 

Instructor: Peter Yost

Energy Code - Module 8: Performance path options (R405 and R406), and additional efficiency path opt

This class will explain how to use the various performance path options in the IECC (Section R405 and R406) – their structure, the flexibility allowed in each, and the limitations of each.

Instructor: Joe Nebbia

Inspiring Homebuyers and Building Owners to Demand Net-Zero Energy and Zero Emission Homes/Buildings

Net-zero energy and zero emission homes/buildings are being built ALL across the U.S., and yet so many buyers either don’t know this level of performance, including optimized comfort and minimized maintenance, is within their grasp. Our panelists on this episode are helping to dispel these misunderstandings.

Instructor: Paul Kriescher, Paul Hutton, David Takahashi

What is the Future of Housing with Certainty and How Will it Affect High-Performance Homes?

Virtually every major industry has experienced, or is in the process of experiencing, disruption. Think retail, personal transportation, automobiles, computing, music, photography, media, and the list goes on and on. Housing in the U.S. has been able to sit on the sidelines with its first cost dominated business model and uniquely disaggregated industry…but not for much longer. That’s because there are five crises driving four innovations that will disrupt an industry totally resistant to change. A certainty by simply connecting the dots. Understanding these changes and preparing for them will be critical for all high-performance housing professionals. Will you be ready?

Instructor: Sam Rashkin
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