Zero Energy Courses

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Below is a sample of Zero Energy courses available on the EEBA Academy:
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Smart Plumbing and Controls Enable Zero Energy Homes- Saving the World One House at a Time™

This session will provide different examples of hot water distribution including Home Automation technologies and applications that can help support zero energy home objectives. We will be showing examples of designs and tests that have been completed over the last 15 years proving the savings of water/energy in residential and commercial buildings. We will be interviewing two Sustainable builders who have installed D’MAND KONTROLS for several years and get their view point on this and other factors to consider in building Zero Energy Homes.

Instructor: Jay Epstein, Darrel McMaster, Larry Acker

Revolutionizing Clean Energy Design in Residential Buildings

Join sonnen and EEBA for a presentation on how new smart, energy management technology is revolutionizing residential design and enabling a cleaner, more sustainable energy future. 

Instructor: Geoff Ferrell

A Conversation About Building Zero Energy Homes

In this podcast style live conversation, Join Justin Wilson and Gord Cooke (Construction Instruction), Robby Schwarz (BUILDTank), Bill Rectanus (Thrive Home Builders), and Seth Hart as we discuss the current state of Zero Energy Homes. Skip the PowerPoint and enjoy this conversation where we wrestle with how to make zero energy homes mainstream homes.

Instructor: Gord Cooke, Justin Wilson, Bill Rectanus, Robby Schwarz, Seth Hart
CEUs: 1 LU|HSW AIA, 1 BPI, 1 NAHB, 1 NARI, and 1 RESNET credits

Net Zero Energy and Battery Storage in the Ultimate Z.E.N. Home

The Ultimate Z.E.N. Home features a 7.8 kWh rooftop solar array as a standard feature to help achieve net-zero energy goals. But instead of selling surplus electricity back to the local utility as energy credits, an innovative battery storage system scaled for single-family keeps it on site.

Instructor: Rich Binsacca, Sam Rashkin, Bill Rectanus, Adam Weinstein, Dennis Helblig, & Nathan Kahre
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