High Performance HVAC Courses

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Below is a sample of High Performance HVAC courses available on the EEBA Academy:
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140% AFUE is Coming – Introducing Thermal Heat Pumps

New Thermally-driven Heat Pumps (THPs) have been developed as a packaged solution to provide both space heating and domestic hot water, achieving an equivalent of 140% AFUE in both lab and field environments and represent a new product category for residential space heat, being built by multiple manufacturers.

Instructor: Jason LaFleur
CEUs: 1 AIA, 1 BPI, 1 NAHB, 1 NARI, 1 RESNET, and 1 GENERAL

Infiltration vs. Ventilation vs. Manual J

This session points out how infiltration and ventilation are not the same, and among other things can be used to grossly oversize HVAC systems if we are not on the same page as our trade partners.

Instructor: Robby Schwarz
CEUs: 1 AIA, 1 BPI, 1 NAHB, 1 NARI, 1 RESNET, and 1 GENERAL

Humidity in Hindsight – Dialing in on a New Vision for Moisture Control

Controlling moisture is a major component for controlling indoor air quality. The first step is to keep the water out. EPA’s Indoor airPLUS Program starts with bulk moisture management, but there are other key factors to consider with regard to moisture control.

Instructor: Paul Raymer, David Treleven, Nikki Krueger
CEUs: 1 AIA, 1 BPI, 1 NAHB, 1 NARI, 1 RESNET, and 1 GENERAL

Three's A Crowd: Energy Efficiency, Humidity and Ventilation in Humid Climate Zones

Fresh air is our friend, but excess humidity is not. In this webinar we will discuss solutions for managing humidity within the building envelope as both a result of ventilation and the living habits of the eventual occupants.

Instructor: Joseph Hillenmeyer
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