Building in a Cold Climate: Introduction to Super-insulated Walls

Building in a Cold Climate: Introduction to Super-insulated Walls

About this course

Course Format:

Multimedia

Description:

It's no surprise that sub-zero temperatures call for effective insulation. In this course, you will become familiar with the methods for constructing remote wall and double wall insulation systems used in cold climates. 

Learning Objectives:
  • Learn methods for monitoring and managing moisture and heat loss in walls. 
  • Understand the function and benefits of a remote wall system.
  • Understand the function and benefits of a double wall system.
  • Become familiar with CCHRC's attempts at building affordable, energy-efficient homes in rural Alaska.
  • Learn about the problems many rural Alaskan communities face and how they can be solved through better home building methods.
Continuing Education Credit:

This course has been approved by these organizations and associations.

Course Title: Building in a Cold Climate: Introduction to Super-insulated Walls
Course Number: PC-257
Delivery Name: Procore Technologies
Curriculum Group Name: AIA Providers
Credit: 2 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
  • Video - Understanding Moisture Management in Your Walls
  • Remote Walls
  • Arctic Wall Performance
  • Prototype Homes in Rural Alaska
  • Presentation: Sustainable Northern Communities
  • Quiz
  • Congratulations!
  • We want to hear from you!

About this course

Course Format:

Multimedia

Description:

It's no surprise that sub-zero temperatures call for effective insulation. In this course, you will become familiar with the methods for constructing remote wall and double wall insulation systems used in cold climates. 

Learning Objectives:
  • Learn methods for monitoring and managing moisture and heat loss in walls. 
  • Understand the function and benefits of a remote wall system.
  • Understand the function and benefits of a double wall system.
  • Become familiar with CCHRC's attempts at building affordable, energy-efficient homes in rural Alaska.
  • Learn about the problems many rural Alaskan communities face and how they can be solved through better home building methods.
Continuing Education Credit:

This course has been approved by these organizations and associations.

Course Title: Building in a Cold Climate: Introduction to Super-insulated Walls
Course Number: PC-257
Delivery Name: Procore Technologies
Curriculum Group Name: AIA Providers
Credit: 2 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
  • Video - Understanding Moisture Management in Your Walls
  • Remote Walls
  • Arctic Wall Performance
  • Prototype Homes in Rural Alaska
  • Presentation: Sustainable Northern Communities
  • Quiz
  • Congratulations!
  • We want to hear from you!