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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Air Sealing - The Foundation of High Performance Homes

Consumers are more aware of their options and they demand better homes. Air sealing lies at the heart of any successful building, addressing 3 of the 4 major risk controls (vapor, air flow, and thermal controls).

Instructor: Paul Springer

Tips for Installing a Weather Resistive Barrier

Samantha Kambo is a field development specialist at DuPont with a focus on Multifamily Construction, which involves answering inquiries related to the industry. Prior to this role, she worked in Sales for Commercial Construction. Keenan Watson is a field development specialist at DuPont. His primary focus is on the residential side, along with anything roofing-related.

Instructor: Samantha Kambo, Keenan Watson

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

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
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