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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HVAC Fault Detection and Diagnostics – Options for Offering Homeowners Worry-Free Heating and Coolin

In this interactive session, we'll provide an overview of available fault detection and diagnostics technologies, and give you a chance to provide your thoughts on how these technologies might help you offer a more compelling product to your homebuyers. In addition, we'll introduce the DOE's Residential HVAC Smart Diagnostic Tool Campaign and the support and recognition homebuilders can receive from participating in the campaign.

Instructor: Christian Valoria, Walter Hunt
CEUs: 1 LU|HSW AIA, 1 BPI, 1 NAHB, 1 NARI, and 1 RESNET credits

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

Infiltration vs. Ventilation vs. Manual J

This session points out how infiltration and ventilation are not the same, and among other things can be used to grossly oversize HVAC systems if we are not on the same page as our trade partners.

Instructor: Robby Schwarz
CEUs: 1 AIA, 1 BPI, 1 NAHB, 1 NARI, 1 RESNET, and 1 GENERAL

Whole House Mechanical Ventilation Design and Installation as Though Health Matters

This presentation will cover problems and solutions for residential whole-house mechanical ventilation systems (WHMV). Research has shown that homes intended to have WHMV are often under-ventilated. There will be a focus on design, measurement and verification.

Instructor: Chuck Withers
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