Advanced High Performance Practices: Best Practices for Climate Zones 2022 (June 7, 14, 21)
June 7,14, 21 2022 |1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., ET.
A thorough understanding of building science and the climate zone(s) where a home is built can lead to a safer and healthier home. When it comes to high performance home design and construction, the principles of building science remain constant, while their application is determined by a project’s location. This course explains building science principles and demonstrates how to cost-effectively apply them to home building practices and construction techniques to increase the efficiency, comfort and durability of a home in each climate zone. Registration is open until 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) on Monday, June 6.
By completing this course, participants will be able to:
- Examine how building envelopes can be optimized for each climate zone to maximize home performance in remodeling projects.
- Review the benefits of systems based design and construction and how to properly implement these practices in a building project.
- Apply building science principles to building projects to maximize home performance and comfort.
- Identify the best climate zone-specific building practices based on building science and systems based design principles.
Instructor: John Barrows, GMB, Master CGP
Course Length: 6 hours
This course is required for the following NAHB designation: Master CGP.
NAHB Continuing Education: 6 hours for the following designations: CAPS, CGA, CGB, CGP, CGR, CMP, CSP, GMB, GMR, Master CSP and MIRM
Additional Credit Information:
6 AIA/CES LU: NAHB is a Registered Provider with the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Continuing Education Systems. Credit earned on completion of this course will be reported to CES Records for AIA members by NAHB. Certificates of Completion for non-AIA members are available upon request.
Important Registration Details:
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After you have participated in all the live sessions, you must take a timed, one-hour skills check and earn a score of 70% or higher to receive course credit. If you do not pass, you have one opportunity to retake it. Once you have passed the skills check and completed the course evaluation, you can print out your certificate of completion.
Cancellation and Refund Policy: Registration is open until 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) on Monday, June 6. Cancellations will also be accepted until 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) on Monday, Monday June 6. After that date, a $50 cancellation fee will be charged per cancellation. Cancellation requests must be submitted via email to ElearningHelp@nahb.org.