22 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
    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

    4.6/5
    168 students
    6 modules
    CEUs
    $695
    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
    109 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
    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
    359 students
    10 modules
    CEUs
    $395
    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

    4.3/5
    181 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    HVAC
    Building Science
    HVAC Design
    Sustainable Building

    Radiant Cooling and Heating

    Millions of dollars are now being invested into radiant cooling and heating and thermal comfort research. In this free 1-hour lecture, Robert will take you through the radiant design sequence he has used for 30 years.

    by Robert Bean

    4.5/5
    1348 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
    3012 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
    327 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
    492 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 Nicole Ceci and 1 other

    4.5/5
    279 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    HVAC
    Building Science
    HVAC Design

    Zone Pressure Diagnostics: Precise Leak Detection and Measurement in Buildings

    This course explains why you need Residential Energy Dynamics' Zone Pressure Diagnostics (ZPD) tool, how to use it, and much more.

    by Rick Karg

    4.3/5
    633 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    Zero Net Energy
    Building Science
    Sustainable Building

    Zero Energy Home Basics: Economics, Minimizing Energy Use, and Renewable Systems

    Ann Edminster discusses Zero Energy Homes, economic considerations, minimizing building energy needs, occupant energy uses and renewable energy systems in this course.

    by Ann Edminster

    4.4/5
    533 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
    775 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    HVAC
    Building Science
    HVAC Design
    Sustainable Building

    Integrating ASHRAE HVAC Standards

    This free course is a recording of two webinars by Robert Bean on understanding and integrating ASHRAE standards on thermal comfort, energy efficiency and indoor air quality for HVAC and building design.

    by Robert Bean

    4.5/5
    800 students
    2 modules
    Free
    Green Building
    Building Science
    Sustainable Building
    Insulation
    LEED

    Extreme Makeover: The Plainfield NH Elementary School

    This small New Hampshire town was faced with a host of issues with its 35,000 sf school. Key areas included IAQ problems, lack of temperature control, obsolete HVAC equipment, and high energy bills. A small group of volunteers proposed a radical solution.

    by Marc Rosenbaum

    5.0/5
    58 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    Zero Net Energy
    Building Science
    Passive House

    Building Energy Analytics Case Study

    In this lecture, Andy Shapiro will ask and answer questions relative to understanding how well a new, small, well insulated house is performing on energy use and temperature control...

    by Andy Shapiro

    4.4/5
    598 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    Zero Net Energy
    Building Science

    Deep Energy Retrofit Case Study

    In this 32-minute video, Marc Rosenbaum provides an overview of a residential deep energy retrofit project.

    by Marc Rosenbaum

    4.5/5
    612 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    Building Science
    Sustainable Building

    Scalable Multifamily Retrofits: Two Case Studies

    The session will provide an introduction to standardized retrofits for multifamily housing, an overview of the best practices in Europe, and the practical implementation in the US market.

    by Chris Benedict and 2 others

    4.5/5
    92 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    Building Science
    Building Science
    Ventilation IAQ

    Multifamily Central Ventilation: A Tale of Two Cities

    Central ventilation systems in multifamily buildings are a vital building system with significant implications for energy, sustainability and occupant health and safety. In this session, we compare and contrast the building stock in Boston and NYC

    by Thomas Holmes and 2 others

    4.0/5
    32 students
    1 module
    Free