Electrical Loads in High Performance Buildings - Self Study

Online

Length: 1 module

Author: Chris Calwell

Subjects: Solar: Batteries and Storage, Green Building: Sustainable Building

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Description

When you're designing a zero net energy home or a battery-based solar PV system, electrical loads are the biggest headache. They're very hard to predict!

This presentation covers the subject of plug load energy-efficiency -- the choices occupants make with regard to lighting, appliances, and consumer electronics in the home. You will glean priceless information about how to save hundreds of dollars towards lowering your (or your clients’) utility bills.

The presenter is Chris Calwell, one of the best in the business.
Enroll in this free course and instantly access a PDF copy of the presentation.

Self-Paced Online Course

This is a self-study, self-paced online course. You can begin instantly upon enrollment and complete the course materials on your own pace.

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Author

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Chris Calwell

Ecos Research

I focus on transformative changes to how and why we use energy. The constraints climate places on our fossil fuel use are fundamental and absolute, so I seek opportunities to utterly break our reliance on them through zero net energy buildings, renewable energy sources, efficient plug loads, and electric transportation options. In practice, this means finding...[more]

Course Outline

Electrical Loads in High Performance Buildings

In this module, you'll watch the lecture video and check out a couple of supplementary resources.

  • Course Learning Objectives (Download .pdf)
  • Presentation Slides (Download .pdf)
  • Are You Plugged In? Electrical Loads in High Performance Buildings (77:10) (Video)
After The Course - Feedback and Additional Resources

In this module, you'll provide feedback on this lecture, request a certificate of completion, and learn about additional resources.

  • Introduction to HeatSpring (1 minute) (Video)
  • Optional Reading: Articles by Chris in Home Energy Magazine (Resource)
  • Join the Alumni Network: Add education to your LinkedIn profile in one click (Resource)
  • Feedback: 2-minute Exit Survey (Survey)
  • Certificate of Completion: Request a Certificate (Certificate)

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