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High Performance Remodeling: Avoiding Unintended Consequences

NAHB Member
$49.00
Non-member:
$79.00

Green remodeling presents opportunities to raise the performance standards for existing homes. But working with existing structures also presents a set of unique challenges.  The unintended consequences of poor planning and a lack of understanding of building science can have dire effects. For example, as code requirements for insulation and tighter envelopes increase, a good understanding of moisture management is imperative. This on-demand module will present several scenarios with different pathways for improvements and explore both the positive and negative results of decisions made during the remodel.

Green remodeling presents opportunities to raise the performance standards for existing homes. But working with existing structures also presents a set of unique challenges.  The unintended consequences of poor planning and a lack of understanding of building science can have dire effects.  For example, as code requirements for insulation and tighter envelopes increase, a good understanding of moisture management is imperative. This on-demand module will present several scenarios with different pathways for improvements and explore both the positive and negative results of decisions made during the remodel.

 

Participants in this module will be able to:

 

  • -Recognize the relationship between thermal control and moisture control.
  • -Identify methods of moisture intrusion and impact on building envelope.
  • -Explore solutions for improved moisture management for increased durability.
  • -Identify key decision-making benchmarks throughout the design and build process in your next remodeling project.

 

NAHB Continuing Education: 1 hours toward CAPS, CGA, CGB, CGP, CGR, CMP, CSP, GMB, GMR, Master CGP, and MIRM

 

This module is registered with AIA CES for continuing professional education and qualifies for 1.00 LU Hours.

 

AIA: 1 AIA/CES LU

 

AIA LogoThe National Association of Home Builders is a Registered Provider with The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education Systems. Credit earned upon completion of this course will be reported to CES Records for AIA members by the Provider. Certificates of Completion for non-AIA members are available upon request.

 

 

Important Registration Details:

 

Please note: You have one year after purchase to complete the requirements associated with this module.

 

This course is non‐transferrable. Do not use another individual’s login information to register for this course. You must login to nahb.org as yourself to receive your certificate of completion and credit for this course. If you are registering as a member, please use a PIN tied to your legal name. NAHB PINs are tied to a person, not a company. If you are not registered on nahb.org, Create Your Login now.

 

Refund Policy: No refunds are issued for on-demand courses upon purchase. For more information, please contact Sheila Coble.