Course Preview - Thermal Control in Building Envelopes

Thermal Control in Building Envelopes (CM18-4-OD)

Course Description:

This course provides an extensive review of the thermal properties of building materials, how thermal control effects spaces, and how improved thermal design can help you achieve points in the Energy and Atmosphere and Indoor Environmental Quality Category of LEED rating systems.

Once you have completed the course and passed the test you will be receiving an email shortly with your certification information.

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, you will have learned:

  • Understand the thermal properties of building materials and describe the three modes of heat transfer.
  • Describe how to insulate different types of wall assemblies and learn how to calculate the thermal performance of those assemblies
  • Describe ways to increase the thermal performance and moisture durability of roofing assemblies
  • Understand the thermal performance attributes of fenestration products – windows, curtain walls, and doors
  • Understand how thermal control in building envelopes can help earn points in the LEED rating systems

Credits: AIA 1 AIA (HSW HSW)






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