High Performance Building Envelope 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.

Our building envelope courses are taught by high performance home experts such as SIPA's Al Cobb. Earn CEUs while learning about building science principles, energy codes, balanced ventilation, exterior insulation, and more! Whether you are a beginner or a professional, we have a course for you.

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Below is a sample of High Performance Building Envelope courses available on the EEBA Academy:
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Over or Under? The Best Options for Installing Both a WRB and Continuous Exterior Insulation

Adding continuous exterior insulation is recognized in the building code as an option for residential structures; and building science supports its use. Unfortunately, few manufacturers provide the details of how to incorporate both a WRB and the insulation with install instructions. This presentation will include detailed installation instructions for any wrap and foam wall assembly.

Instructor: William Ranson
CEUs: 1 GENERAL

Houses That Work Course: Modules

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: Gord Cooke
CEUs: 5 AIA LU|HSW credits, 4.5 NARI credits, 5 RESNET PD credits, and 2.25 BPI credits, 4.5 NAHB credits

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

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
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