Passive House: Planning and Design Webinar Series
Energy Efficiency of Conventional Construction
Thursday, May 9, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
Facts and figures on residential energy use
History of energy-conserving residential construction
Building code requirements
Energy conservation incentives
Passive House Standard: Purpose, Principles and Development
Thursday, May 9, 2019, 12:30 – 2:00 PM CDT
Review the difference between the R-Values and U-Factors
History of certifying agencies in US: PHI and PHIUS
Passive House Standard: voluntary performance-based
building envelope energy standard
Energy calculations: how and when to perform them
Energy calculation tools: an introduction to tools and their functionality
Assembling a team to ensure quality and performance
Examining common design features of Passive Houses
Architectural Elements of Passive Houses
Friday, May 10, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM CDT
Siting, sizing and orientation
Super-insulated envelope with minimized thermal bridging
Ultra-efficient lights, fixtures and appliances
Summer shading and cooling strategies
Winter solar gain and heat retention strategies
Integrating renewable energy technologies
Mechanical Systems in Passive Houses
Friday, May 10, 2019, 1:00 – 2:30 PM CDT
Optimizing heat gains
Passive solar heat gains
Indoor environmental heat gains
Renewable energy system integration
Where is Passive House going and how can I stay involved?
All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.
Certificates of completion can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.
Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.
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Windows 7 – 10 or Mac OSX 10.9 (Mavericks) – 10.13 (High Sierra)
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Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled
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5.5 HSW CE Hours
5.5 HSW LUs
Continuing Education Credit Information
These live, interactive webinars are designed to qualify for continuing education credit for professional engineers and architects in most states. Please see each webinar listing for the number of available continuing education credits. Course participants need to be aware of any licensing restrictions on online learning to fulfill their continuing education requirements.
HalfMoon Education Inc. is approved as a continuing education provider by the American Institute of Architects (No. J885). HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York architects.
The Massachusets Title 5 Onsite Advisory Committee, on behalf of MassDEP, has approved the Septic Systems Series for a total of 6.0 TCHs (1.5 TCHs per webinar) for System Inspectors and Soil Evaluators. It is the responsibility of SIs and SEs to retain proof of completing each webinar and submit them to the NEIWPCC when notified about renewal.
Participation and knowledge retention will be verified for these webinar events. Certificates of completion will be provided upon successful completion of the quiz at the end of each webinar, and earned LUs will be reported to the AIA/CES.
Darren MacriBleu Nest
CEO and Founder of Bleu Nest; Certified Passive House Consultant & Tradesperson, LEED AP and Intus High Performance Windows Rep.
Over the last decade, Mr. Macri has been homebuilding and renovating projects consisting of multi-family condo conversions and single family townhouses. He is the proud builder of New Jersey’s First Certified Passive House at 0.29 AHCn50. Mr. Macri was selected to share his Passive House knowledge and hands-on experience as a presenter at the North American Passive House Conference in Vancouver just last year. He has also taught numerous continuing education classes and Passive House 101 Seminars. Bleu Nest seeks liberate people from the ‘average home building standard’ by injecting High Performance Passive House know-how into their projects and out into the world so that we may all MAKE AVERAGE THE ENEMY and BUILD BETTER.