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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Dry Basements: A Builder's Success Story

Building Science Deconstructed is a learning series hosted by Dörken Systems Inc. featuring some of the industry's most sought-after building science experts.

Instructor: Gord Cooke

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

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

Heat Pump Water Heaters in the All-Electric Home - Builders share their experience

  • Installing HPWHs in new, all-electric homes.
  • Why builders are installing and love HPWH.
  • What are the benefits and challenges of installing HPWH in new homes? 
  • Are builders modifying their home designs to fit and take advantage of HPWH?
  • What are homeowners saying when they buy homes with HPWHs? 
  • Any lessons that can be applied to installing HPWHs in existing homes?
Instructor: Juan Fernandez, Leigha Dickens, Geoff Wickes
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