Building Green | Rhode Island Approval #005-004

$39.00

2 Credit Hours | Online HD Video Course 
This course will bring attention to methods of green building that allow homes in Rhode Island to have less impact on the environment while providing greater economic benefit to the homeowner.

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Building Green

Instructor:  J. Mac Dowell
 


 

Course Description

This two-hour video course will bring attention to methods of green building that allow homes to have less impact on the environment while providing a greater economic benefit to the homeowner. Even as technological innovation creates new construction possibilities, incorporating energy-efficiency into building projects can not only provide a better quality of life but also protect the environment. A comprehensive approach to resource and energy efficiency is the best method to achieve a resource and energy efficient building.

 


COURSE OUTLINE


Heat Transfer and Thermal Imaging (20 Minutes)

I.  Energy Consumption

A.  Energy
B.  Resources
C.  Building Systems

II.  Energy Conservation

A.  Reduced consumption, emissions
B.  Energy Efficiency Standards and Methods

III.  Diagnostic Testing

A.  Thermal Imaging
B.  Blower Door Testing

Advanced Framing Techniques (20 Minutes)

I.  Advanced Framing Techniques

A.  2 x 6 studs
B.  Headers

C.  Raised Heel Trusses

 II.  Raised Heel Trusses

A.  Full height insulation
B.  Cost efficient

III.  Double 2 x 4 Walls

A.  Thicker insulation
B.  Drawbacks

IV.  Prefabricated Walls

A.  Reduced waste
B.  Higher quality

 Air Barriers (20 Minutes)

I.  Design and Implementation of Energy Efficient Design

A.  Design phase
B.  Subs and employees

C.  Training

II.  Air Sealing

A.  Finding leaks
B.  Materials

III.  Airtight Drywall

A.  Methods
B.  Drawbacks

IV.  Prefabricated Walls

A.  Reduced waste
B.  Higher quality

C.  SIPs
D.  ICFs

Insulation (20 Minutes)

I.  Fiberglass Batts

A.  Uses
B.  Various configurations: high density, standard density

C.  Installation        

II.  Cellulose Insulation

A.  Uses
B.  Various configurations: dense packed, dry spray

III.  Roof Installation

A.  Methods
B.  Baffles

Foam Insulation/Sheathing (25 Minutes)

I.  Spray Foam

A.  Urea Formaldehyde
B.  Cementitious

C.  Phenolic
D.  Polyisocyanurate or polyiso
E.  Polyurethane        

II.  Various configurations

A.  Open cell, Closed cell

III.  Insulating Sheathing

A.  Uses
B.  Examples: expanded, extruded

 Final Assessment: 10 Questions


 

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