Energy-Efficient Building Envelope Design and Construction Seminar
Receive a discounted tuition of $325 when you register for both webinar sections!
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Building Envelopes and the Whole Building Approach
Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 12:00 – 1:30 PM EDT
Integrating the building envelope with other building systems
– Siting and orientation
– Performance goals
– Occupancy and use
Using the energy modeling process to quantify energy savings
Four Critical Barriers and Wall Systems
Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 2:00 – 4:00 PM EDT
Waterproofing and flow control
Vapor retarders and moisture control
Heat transfer principles and thermal performance
Air barriers and air leakage
Insulation and thermal bridging
Mass walls and passive strategies
Rainscreen wall systems
Designing Efficient Foundation and Fenestration Systems
Thursday, June 16, 2016, 12:00 – 2:00 PM EDT
Coordinating foundation system functions
Foundation building materials and construction processes
Foundations, slabs and basements
Fenestration characteristics and parameters affecting energy efficiency
Selection of window systems for energy efficiency
Coordinating window and door locations in the envelope to maximize performance
Curtain walls/skylights and sloped glazing
Efficient Roofing Systems and Building Performance Verification
Thursday, June 16, 2016, 2:30 – 4:30 PM EDT
Determining insulation level for roofs
Working with low-slope roofs
Metal-panel roofs and steep-slope roofs
Green roofs and “cool” roofs
Energy code provisions for roofing systems
Testing for water leakage/testing for air leakage
Product standards testing
7.5 HSW Contact Hours
(AIA: 7.5 HSW LUs)
HalfMoon Education is approved as a continuing education sponsor by the American Institute of Architects (Provider No. J885). HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for architects in Florida and is deemed an approved sponsor in New York. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), NewYork (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. Educators and courses for architects and engineers are not subject to preapproval in other states.
Tyson StevensNJRA Architects
Project Architect at NJRA Architects Mr. Stevens is a multi-disciplinary design professional with experience in architecture, construction and real estate development. He is a licensed architect in the State of Utah and a LEED Accredited Professional in Building Design and Construction. He has experience in a wide variety of project types including education, healthcare, office, hospitality, residential and urban design. He also has experience performing coordination and documentation for buildings pursuing LEED certification. Mr. Stevens earned his Master of Architecture and Master of Urban Design degrees from the University of Michigan. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects.