44 Courses
    Green Building
    Zero Net Energy
    Building Science

    How to Think About Energy in Buildings

    Marc Rosenbaum's guide to thinking about, calculating, and prioritizing enclosures, mechanical systems, and renewables in new and existing buildings.

    by Marc Rosenbaum

    $795
    Green Building
    Zero Net Energy
    Building Science
    Insulation

    Zero Net Energy Buildings

    A step-by-step guide to designing zero net energy buildings, including energy modeling, architectural drawings, and construction strategies with expert Marc Rosenbaum.

    by Marc Rosenbaum

    4.8/5
    358 students
    10 modules
    CEUs
    $395
    Green Building
    Other Technology
    Water
    Nature-Based Solutions

    Advanced Greywater Design

    Learn to design greywater systems for your home or your clients

    by Laura Allen

    $495
    Green Building
    Zero Net Energy
    Building Science

    Deep Energy Retrofits

    Learn how to best 'fix what you have'. If you are serious about transformative energy upgrades in existing residential and commercial buildings up to 45,000 square feet this course is right for you.

    by Marc Rosenbaum

    4.6/5
    108 students
    10 modules
    CEUs
    $395
    Green Building
    HVAC
    Hydronic Heating
    Building Science
    Geothermal
    Biomass

    Proper Commissioning (Cx) for all Building Types & Technologies

    This caters to all who are interested in seriously enhancing their knowledge and exposure to a broad spectrum of commissioning procedures supporting a wide range of residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional facilities.

    by Khaled Yousef

    $595
    Green Building
    HVAC
    Building Science
    HVAC Design
    Ventilation IAQ

    ASHRAE 62.2 Ventilation for Single-Family Dwellings

    Instructor Rick Karg is has been a member of the ASHRAE 62.2 ventilation committee since 2007 and heads the existing dwellings group. He served as the lead editor of ASHRAE’s Guideline 24-2015, a document that supplements the ASHRAE 62.2 standard.

    by Rick Karg

    4.7/5
    166 students
    6 modules
    CEUs
    $695
    Green Building
    Building Automation

    Building Automation

    A comprehensive online course on building automation and system integration.

    by Ron Bernstein

    3.8/5
    33 students
    6 modules
    $1095
    Green Building
    Passive House

    Passive House Design

    Students who complete the course will design a Passive House, including key design decisions, using a simplified version of PHPP. Sample floor plans and a variety of design tools and calculators are included.

    by Mike Duclos

    4.5/5
    51 students
    6 modules
    CEUs
    $795
    Green Building
    Sustainable Building
    LEED

    Energy Modeling in eQUEST

    Comprehensive energy modeling course for professionals that teaches commercial energy modeling using eQUEST. Course participants will learn to build and run energy models.

    by Chris Schaffner

    4.1/5
    113 students
    8 modules
    CEUs
    $795
    Green Building
    Passive House
    Sustainable Building

    Passive House in the Real World

    Learn how to apply Passive House principles to real-world projects. This course provides a brief background and then dives into tips, tricks, and common pitfalls.

    by Mike Duclos

    4.6/5
    72 students
    4 modules
    CEUs
    $195
    Green Building
    Other Technology
    Water
    Nature-Based Solutions

    Introduction to Greywater Systems

    Learn the basics of greywater systems and five steps for a successful greywater design

    by Laura Allen

    4.7/5
    105 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    Zero Net Energy

    The Ins and Outs of Selecting Cold Climate Minisplit Heat Pumps

    Learn the latest about heat pumps that can supply heat at temperatures as low as -15°F and how to understand ratings and manufacturers' data so you can confidently select the proper system.

    by Marc Rosenbaum

    4.6/5
    905 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    Zero Net Energy

    Introduction to Zero Net Energy Buildings

    This thirty minute lecture describes what it takes to build zero net energy buildings. It provides builders with an honest look at the benefits, challenges, and economics of zero net energy projects.

    by Marc Rosenbaum

    4.5/5
    680 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    Building Science

    Become a Building Enclosure Control Freak and Do Residential Ventilation Right

    Learn from industry expert Allison Bailes in this free course on building enclosures and controls. This lecture is designed for engineers, architects, builders, trade contractors, and energy raters.

    by Allison Bailes III

    4.4/5
    2998 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    Building Science
    Sustainable Building
    LEED

    To Electrify or Not to Electrify

    Should we be trying to electrify everything? Is it practical for existing and new buildings with the technologies we have now? Two engineers with different takes on these questions will debate electrifying residential buildings.

    by Robb Aldrich and 1 other

    4.5/5
    276 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    Building Science
    Sustainable Building
    Insulation
    Ventilation IAQ

    Unvented Roofs without Spray Foam: The Rest of the Story

    Examine cellulose vs. fiberglass insulation, interior vapor control membranes, diffusion vents at the ridge, interior humidification, inward vapor drive issues, and the effect of air barrier imperfections.

    by Kohta Ueno

    4.6/5
    316 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    Utilities
    Building Science
    Sustainable Building
    Electrical Distribution

    Energy Grid of the Future

    Grid of the Future pilot program, which offered Maine homeowners a discount on smart appliances (heat pumps, water heaters, smart EV chargers, and batteries) in exchange for aggregated remote control of those devices as a Virtual Peaker power plant

    by Fortunat Mueller

    4.4/5
    169 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    HVAC
    Building Science
    HVAC Design
    Sustainable Building
    LEED

    Finally Fossil-Fuel-Free: Air-to-Water Heat Pump & Ventilation Retrofit

    Air-to-water heat pumps have generated a lot of excitement for their enormous retrofit potential. This case study details one home’s retrofit to an AWHP system, which was developed by hydronics experts to be simple and repeatable.

    by Brian Just

    4.5/5
    483 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    Sustainable Building
    LEED

    What is an Energy Model?

    In this free course, Chris Schaffner describes a variety of methods for modeling building energy consumption and answers the question "what is an energy model?"

    by Chris Schaffner

    4.6/5
    658 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    Building Science
    Sustainable Building

    High Performance Building Assemblies

    This lecture covers just how heat and moisture can move in building assemblies, how to manage both, and the tools that are available to evaluate or predict hygrothermal performance of building assemblies.

    by Peter Yost

    4.5/5
    772 students
    1 module
    Free