A House Needs to Breathe...Or Does It? Free CE Webinar, October 19, 12 - 1 pm EST

  • 19 October 2022
  • Start time : 12:00 PM
  • End time : 01:00 PM
  • Event Host : GreenHome Institute
Does a House Need to Breathe, Webinar
Event Description

There's an old saying that, "It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so." Nowhere is that more true than in the world of home design, construction, renovation, maintenance, and operation. Having a house that creates the conditions for comfort, health, durability, and energy efficiency depends on a solid understanding of building science. In this session, we'll cover the fundamentals of heat, air, and moisture flows, the building enclosure, and the various mechanical systems needed to make it all work.

Lessons Learned

  1. After this session, the attendee will be able to explain why airtightness is important.
  2. After this session, the attendee will be able to define control layers and describe what it is they control.
  3. After this session, the attendee will be able to list the different levels of a building.
  4. After this session, the attendee will be able to discuss several ways to achieve good indoor air quality.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • GreenHome Institute
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Speaker

      Allison A. Bailes III is the founder, owner, and chief troublemaker at Energy Vanguard, a building science firm located in Decatur, Georgia. The company’s focus is on residential HVAC design, consulting, and training. Dr. Bailes has a PhD in physics from the University of Florida and has been involved with the field of building science since 2001, when he built a high-performance home out of structural insulated panels. He is well known for the popular Energy Vanguard Blog and his weekly newsletter. His book on the principles of building science is titled A House Needs to Breathe…Or Does It? and will be out in October 2022.
  • Sponsors
    • Panasonic Ventilation
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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