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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Airtight, Done Right: Simple and Efficient Strategies

Since the 1990s residential buildings have shown dramatic and consistent improvement in their energy efficiency: Average energy use per square foot is down substantially, and so are average energy use per household and average energy use per household member. How do we account for this extraordinary progress, and what can architects do to continue to improve energy efficiency in residential architecture?

Instructor: Christine Williamson
CEUs: 1 AIA, 1 BPI, 1 NAHB, 1 NARI, 1 RESNET, and 1 GENERAL

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

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

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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