Certificate in Building Science and Net Zero Design, Yestermorrow Design/Build School, 1/9 - 3/2 (16, 3-hour Sessions)

  • 9 January 2023
  • Event Host : Yestermorrow Design/Build School
Certificate in Building Science and Net Zero Design, Yestermorrow
Event Description

Net Zero buildings are carbon neutral structures that integrate hyper-efficiency with renewable technologies. They are at the cutting edge of sustainable design, and a key strategy for policymakers addressing climate change.

Net Zero designs are made possible with an understanding of building science- the analysis of how physical phenomena, including heat, moisture, air movement, and gravity affect buildings. Building science provides a body of knowledge for designers to use these forces to maximize comfort and minimize energy use.Through lecture, case study, demonstration, hands-on testing, and design exercises, students will gain a firm grasp of the science behind building performance and begin to explore how to design in accordance with the laws of physics and the forces of nature. If you are a designer, builder, project manager, property owner, or policy professional, or are moving toward one of these careers, a firm understanding of building science and the path to net-zero buildings is fast becoming a critical credential for any successful practitioner.  



The Winter 2023 Certificate in Building Science & Net Zero Design will run on Monday and Thursday evenings from 6:00-9:00PM Eastern Time from January 9th to March 2nd, 2023 for a total of sixteen (16) 3-hour sessions.


  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Yestermorrow Design/Build School
  • Logistics / Parking
    • Prerequisite: basic building literacy or enrollment in Yestermorrow’s  Anatomy of a House course, occurring prior to the Certificate program.
  • Cost
    • For courses starting between January 1 and March 31, 2023, Yestermorrow Design/Build School is piloting the Student Tuition Equity Program (STEP). The sliding scale is a tool that allows students to personally assess their ability to contribute and select the price point of tuition that will allow them to access courses. For more information, click on the event link above or visit:
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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