High Performance HVAC Courses

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Below is a sample of High Performance HVAC courses available on the EEBA Academy:
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A Whole New World – ENERGY STAR + HVAC Grading

Ever since the launch of Version 3 in 2010, the HVAC design and commissioning requirements have been the biggest hurdle between a standard HERS rating and an ENERGY STAR certified home. Taking all the lessons learned, EPA, RESNET, and ACCA have recently completed a new HVAC grading standard that will integrate many of these requirements into the HERS rating process. 

Instructor: Dean Gamble
CEUs: 1 AIA, 1 BPI, 1 NAHB, 1 NARI, 1 RESNET, and 1 GENERAL

140% AFUE is Coming – Introducing Thermal Heat Pumps

New Thermally-driven Heat Pumps (THPs) have been developed as a packaged solution to provide both space heating and domestic hot water, achieving an equivalent of 140% AFUE in both lab and field environments and represent a new product category for residential space heat, being built by multiple manufacturers.

Instructor: Jason LaFleur
CEUs: 1 AIA, 1 BPI, 1 NAHB, 1 NARI, 1 RESNET, and 1 GENERAL

High Performance Mechanicals for Houses That Work

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: 4 AIA LU|HSW, 2 BPI, 4 RESNET, 4 NATE, 4 NARI & 4 NAHB credits

Heat Pump Application & Design

This webinar will focus on sizing and application best practices for variable capacity heat pumps in new construction and low load spaces. We will briefly review fundamentals of heat pump capabilities and product types. We will also review basics of load reports in order to have a solid foundation for a discussion on heat pump applications.

Instructor: Kimberly Llewellyn
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