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High Performance Building Envelopes (SHP Module 3)

JANUARY 11, 2019 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Overview

This course explores various high performance wall and roof assemblies, including continuous exterior insulation, truss walls, double-stud walls, SIPS, staggered stud framing, I-joist, and more. Participants learn principles that can be applied to existing homes and new construction projects, including durable wall design, insulation strategies and air sealing, product selection, and construction. The course addresses the importance of performance testing and diagnostics to verify the performance of installed equipment and the home’s envelope.

Course Features

Day 1: Guest speaker presentation ​Day 2: Two site visits to certified green homes

Want to learn more? This course comprises Module 3 of our 6-month Sustainable Homes Professional (SHP) accreditation course. Attend all 6 modules and become a Sustainable Homes Professional!

Learning Objectives

  • Describe high performance building methods for insulation, air sealing, and weatherization
  • Select appropriate design features and assemblies according to project objectives
  • List methods for building high performance roofs for both new and existing homes
  • Identify when and by whom these methods are used during the pre-insulation, post-drywall, and siding installation phases of construction
  • Explain the importance of performance testing and diagnostics to verify the performance of installed equipment and the home’s envelope

When & Where

January 11-12, 2019  8:00 AM - 5:00 PMPortland, OR  Earth Advantage Classroom 623 SW Oak Street, Third Floor, Portland, OR 97205 (map)

CEs & Cost

Continuing Education   AIA: 14 LU/HSW  (pending approval) BPI: 7 units  (pending approaval) CCB: 14 CEs CPHC: 14 CEs OCHI: 14 CEs Living Future Accred: 7 CEs (available upon request) OR Real Estate Agency: 14 CEs EA Broker Renewal: 14 CEs AGA Renewal: 14 CEsCourse Fee   $275 | General Admission *Energy Trust Trade Ally Reimbursements may apply. 

Questions? Contact Heather Kendall at hkendall@earthadvantage.org or (503) 968-7160 x20.


Details

Start: January 11, 2019 @ 9:00 am

End: January 12, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Cost: $275

Event Category: Design + New Construction

Website: www.earthadvantage.org/education/2322/532

Organizer

Earth Advantage

Phone: 5039687160

Email: education@earthadvantage.org

Website: www.earthadvantage.org/

Location

Earth Advantage
623 SW Oak St, Suite 300
Portland, OR 97205 United States
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Phone: 503.968.7160 ext. 20

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