Energy Conservation

Course Number: BD-4018
Credit: 4 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: Lee Layton, P.E.
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Overview

In Energy Conservation , you'll learn ...

  • How to calculate the payback for adding insulation
  • Understand the various types of insulation available
  • Understand how to select the correct window for a given application
  • Understand how to use a vapor retarder

Overview

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Credit: 4 PDH

Length: 46 pages

This 4-hour course covers the factors that influence the energy efficiency of small commercial and residential type buildings. It includes sections on the building envelope and related factors such as infiltration, insulation, and vapor barriers.

Heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning systems (HVAC) are covered in detail including explanations of the various types of HVAC systems and some of the most promising energy saving concepts associated with HVAC systems. Other topics include how to use lighting products efficiently and ways to save energy with miscellaneous home and office equipment.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • How to calculate the payback for adding insulation
  • Understand the various types of insulation available
  • Understand how to select the correct window for a given application
  • Understand how to use a vapor retarder
  • Understand the various types of HVAC systems
  • How to compare the energy efficiency of different HVAC systems
  • How to select the appropriate lighting source
  • Understand the types of lighting controls available
  • How to use the Energy Guide Label

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 40 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

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Length: 46 pages

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