High Performance Building Envelope Courses

The EEBA Academy provides a flexible and convenient way for the world's best high performance builders and their partners to come together to learn about building science and advances in sustainably constructing better homes. Learn more about the Academy here.

Our building envelope courses are taught by high performance home experts such as SIPA's Al Cobb. Earn CEUs while learning about building science principles, energy codes, balanced ventilation, exterior insulation, and more! Whether you are a beginner or a professional, we have a course for you.

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Below is a sample of High Performance Building Envelope courses available on the EEBA Academy:
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Over or Under? The Best Options for Installing Both a WRB and Continuous Exterior Insulation

Adding continuous exterior insulation is recognized in the building code as an option for residential structures; and building science supports its use. Unfortunately, few manufacturers provide the details of how to incorporate both a WRB and the insulation with install instructions. This presentation will include detailed installation instructions for any wrap and foam wall assembly.

Instructor: William Ranson
CEUs: 1 GENERAL

Dry Basements: A Builder's Success Story

Building Science Deconstructed is a learning series hosted by Dörken Systems Inc. featuring some of the industry's most sought-after building science experts.

Instructor: Gord Cooke

Energy Code - Module 7: Ducts, HVAC, Hot Water, and Lighting

This class will explain mandatory and prescriptive requirements related to duct installation, insulation, sealing, and testing, as well as requirements for heating, cooling, and hot water systems and controls. 

Instructor: Joe Nebbia

Certified SIP Master Builder Course

This 10-part course is provided in partnership with the Structural Insulated Panel Association (SIPA), and is the first step in joining a prestigious group of builders who are changing the landscape for high performance, advanced building envelope construction.

Instructor: Al Cobb
CEUs: 8 AIA LU/HSW
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