About this course

This thirty minute lecture describes what it takes to build zero net energy buildings, and provides builders with proof that these buildings are more durable, healthier, more comfortable, cost less to own, use more lumber and higher end windows, and benefit our environment.

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Course outline

1 module • 4 assignments • 32 minutes of video lectures

Module 1 • 2 assignments
Introduction to Zero Net Energy Homes (Lecture)

In this module you can access the course lecture and a PDF copy of the corresponding slides.

  • Introduction to Zero Net Energy Homes (32:16 minutes) Preview
  • Presentation slides (.pdf)

Author

  • Marc Rosenbaum

    Principal, Energysmiths
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    Marc Rosenbaum, P.E. uses an integrated systems design approach to help people create buildings and communities which connect us to the natural world, and support both personal and planetary health. He brings this vision, experience and commitment to a collaborative design process, with the goal of profoundly understanding the interconnections between people, place, and... Learn more

Frequently asked questions

How does this course work?
This is a free course. Enroll today and get access to all of the materials instantly. The lecture video and other materials are available any time.
How long do I have access to the materials?
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Is there a certificate of completion?
Certificates of completion are only provided to HeatSpring Membership subscribers. This course has not been approved by any credentialing organizations (NABCEP, AIA, USGBC etc) for Continuing Education Credits (CEUs). This course is for self education purposes only and completion does not indicate a level of professional expertise or credential.
Can I register multiple people?
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Reviews

4.6
Based on 279 reviews
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students have taken this course
02/27/2024

Very introductory course.

Jose Aravena
06/07/2023

it was very informative course and open the door to net zero

RAHNA Rathnan
11/26/2022

An excellent course

Nnaemeka Dureke

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