What It's About:
This advanced session aims to provide the sound guidance you need to design and build high performance homes without breaking the bank. Topics include climate-appropriate exterior building enclosures, cost-effective alternatives to improving indoor air quality, smarter HVAC systems, ventilated roof systems with a sealed attic and much more. Learn what questions to ask before the design process begins that will save construction costs and also help you understand where best to put your money when building.
What You'll Learn:
Learn how to prioritize programming, design and construction strategies for high-performance and net zero energy homes.
Understand why high performance design strategies trump the presently popular and potentially expensive "green-by-gizmo" approach.
Prioritize economically sensible energy-conservation strategies by using the energy pyramid as a guide.
Learn how to lead by design, as opposed to chasing green certification points.
How to Attend:
Participants must be registered for a full registration package or a 1-day education with expo pass package valid for the day of the session they wish to attend. Seating for Building Knowledge sessions will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
NAHB - 1.00 CE hour(s), NKBA - 0.1 CEU(s), AIA – 1.0 LU Hour(s)
AIA CES Credit Eligible:
NAHB is a Registered Provider with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education Systems. Credit earned on completion of this course will be reported to CES Records for AIA members by the Provider. Certificates of Completion are available upon request.