Agenda

Energy Efficiency of Conventional Construction
Wednesday, May 13, 2020, 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

Wednesday, May 13, 2020, 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

Thursday, May 14, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM CDT

   Siting, sizing and orientation                                                                                    

   Super-insulated envelope with minimized thermal bridging

   Efficient ventilation

   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

Thursday, May 14, 2020, 1:00 – 2:30 PM CDT

   Optimizing heat gains  

   Passive solar heat gains 

   Indoor environmental heat gains

   Heat exchanger

   Supplemental heating

   Renewable energy system integration

   Energy-efficient appliances

   Where is Passive House going and how can I stay involved?

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Credits

Architects – AIA
     5.5 HSW CE Hours 
     5.5 LU|HSW

PHIUS
     Pending

Engineers
     5.5 PDHs

ICC
     .55 CEUs (Energy)

Continuing Education Credit Information

See each course listing for the type and amount of each continuing education credit available. Individual courses for engineers and architects are not subject to pre-approval. HalfMoon Education does not apply for landscape courses in FL, NC, and NJ or land surveyor courses in FL, KS, NJ, TN and TX, unless expressly stated.

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American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (No. J885)

International Code Council (No. 1232)

Landscape Architect Continuing Education System

American Institute of Certified Planners (APA)

Boards of Engineering: Florida (No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina (No. S-0130), and North Dakota.

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Speakers

Darren Macri

Bleu 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.  
 

There are 4 Courses in This Seminar

Energy Efficiency of Conventional Construction

Energy Efficiency of Conventional Construction

May 13, 2020 Webinar Darren Macri
Architectural Elements of Passive Houses

Architectural Elements of Passive Houses

May 14, 2020 Webinar Darren Macri
Mechanical Systems in Passive Houses

Mechanical Systems in Passive Houses

May 14, 2020 Webinar Darren Macri