Zero Energy Courses

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Below is a sample of Zero Energy courses available on the EEBA Academy:
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Health in the Ultimate Z.E.N. Home

The Ultimate Z.E.N. Home is designed to set a new standard for health in the home. Learn about EPA Indoor airPLUS and how the Ultimate Z.E.N. Home builds on this foundation to address COVID, with whole house HEPA filtration and optimum humidity to shorten the life of the pathogen on surfaces.

Instructor: Rich Binsacca, Bill Rectanus, Nick Hurst, Joseph Hillenmeyer, & Russell Pope

Residential Market Update: A Conversation with EEBA & Team Zero

Join us for a conversation on the new alliance between Team Zero and EEBA, and a discussion of the synergies between the two organizations.

Instructor: Aaron Smith, Frank Baker, Ann Edminster

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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