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Cold Climate Building Science Basics

Cold Climate Building Science Basics

Cold Climate Housing Research Center

About this course

Learning Format:

Multimedia

Description:

Cold climates can complicate air circulation and ventilation. In this course you will learn the dangers of stack effect and poor indoor air quality, where air leakage most frequently occurs in homes, and how to calculate the R-Value of an insulated wall. 

Learning Objectives:
  • Understand stack effect and how it can cause air leakage in the home.
  • Become familiar with some of the most common points of air leakage in a home.
  • Understand how walls can be retrofitted with insulation to maintain moisture control.
  • Learn how to calculate a Whole Wall R-Value 
Continuing Education Credit:

This course has been approved by these organizations and associations.

Course Title: Cold Climate Building Science Basics
Course Number: PC-256
Delivery Name: Procore Technologies
Curriculum Group Name: AIA Providers
Credit: 1 LU | HSW

Procore's Continuing Education courses may fulfill state licensing requirements. When a course is completed, a certificate of completion is provided. It is up to the construction professional to submit their certificates of completion to their state licensing board to request credit for participating in a Procore Continuing Education course. 

Curriculum

  • About the Cold Climate Housing Research Center
  • Stack Effect
  • Safe and Effective Exterior Insulation Retrofits
  • Air Leakage
  • Whole Wall R-Values
  • Quiz
  • Congratulations! You've completed a Procore Continuing Education course!
  • We want to hear from you!

About this course

Learning Format:

Multimedia

Description:

Cold climates can complicate air circulation and ventilation. In this course you will learn the dangers of stack effect and poor indoor air quality, where air leakage most frequently occurs in homes, and how to calculate the R-Value of an insulated wall. 

Learning Objectives:
  • Understand stack effect and how it can cause air leakage in the home.
  • Become familiar with some of the most common points of air leakage in a home.
  • Understand how walls can be retrofitted with insulation to maintain moisture control.
  • Learn how to calculate a Whole Wall R-Value 
Continuing Education Credit:

This course has been approved by these organizations and associations.

Course Title: Cold Climate Building Science Basics
Course Number: PC-256
Delivery Name: Procore Technologies
Curriculum Group Name: AIA Providers
Credit: 1 LU | HSW

Procore's Continuing Education courses may fulfill state licensing requirements. When a course is completed, a certificate of completion is provided. It is up to the construction professional to submit their certificates of completion to their state licensing board to request credit for participating in a Procore Continuing Education course. 

Curriculum

  • About the Cold Climate Housing Research Center
  • Stack Effect
  • Safe and Effective Exterior Insulation Retrofits
  • Air Leakage
  • Whole Wall R-Values
  • Quiz
  • Congratulations! You've completed a Procore Continuing Education course!
  • We want to hear from you!