Energy Efficiency: Building Insulation - Design and Installation

Course Number: BD-3013
Credit: 3 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: Lee Layton, P.E.
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Overview

In Energy Efficiency: Building Insulation - Design and Installation, you'll learn ...

  • Recommended insulation levels for different parts of a house in various regions of the country
  • Insulation methods for foundations, basements and crawl spaces
  • Advanced wall framing techniques to improve energy efficiency
  • Design and installation guidance for floors, attics, ceilings and HVAC ducts
  • Moisture control strategies

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Credit: 3 PDH

Length: 41 pages

This 3-hour course covers the application of thermal insulation to a residential structure. This is the second in a two-course series on residential insulation. Volume I covered the theory of insulation, how it works, and the types of insulating products available.

Volume II covers the application of these products, including the payback for adding insulation, the best types of insulation to use in each area of a house and how to apply the insulation.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • How to calculate payback for adding insulation
  • Determine the correct insulation levels for different parts of the country
  • Which products are best suited for a particular part of the house structure
  • Advanced framing concepts that will improve R-values
  • Best methods for controlling moisture in a structure
  • How to adequately ventilate a home

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 25 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

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