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

House as a System – A Holistic Approach (Part 2)

Webinar 3 concludes our review of the 11 critical steps involved in building a house as a ‘system.’ We look at managing occupant comfort and indoor air quality through system design by addressing such topics as building a better basement wall, reducing the A/C size, and creating greater comfort in the house by the windows we select, to name a few.

Instructor: Doug Tarry

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
CEUs: 1 AIA, 1 BPI, 1 NAHB, 1 NARI, 1 RESNET, and 1 GENERAL

High-Performance Homes - A Simpler Design Strategy

Building and energy codes are pushing builders beyond traditional minimum code wood-framed construction into a more building science-oriented ‘high-performance’ home that requires testing for verification to meet specific standards.

Instructor: Tom Patton
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