Residential Heat Loss and Heat Gain Calculations
Registration: 8:00 – 8:30 am
Morning Session: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Lunch (On your own): 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Afternoon Session: 1:30 – 4:30 pm
Introduction to ACCA Manual JAE Spreadsheet
Reasons for understanding loss and gain
Six major components considered
Doors, Windows and Skylights
Doors: Which to consider?
• Heat transfer multiplier
• Cooling heat transfer multiplier
Higher heat transfer multipliers
Above grade walls
Below grade walls
Ceilings and Floors
• Spray foam rafters versus floor joists
• Joists versus slabs
• Radiant impact
Culprit fireplace and attic hatchways
Air changes per hour
Energy audit basics
Impact of sealing
Internal Gains, Ducts and Ventilation
Duct heat loss and gain
Insulation and leakage class
Duct blaster testing
Blower heat gain
Square footage in unconditioned space
Totals, Summary and Equipment Selection
Sensible and latent totals
Selecting water source or air source heat pump
6.5 HSW Contact Hours
6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units
6.5 Contact Hours/PDHs
Building Performance Institute
Non-Mandatory Cont. Ed.
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers up to 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to architects and 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers in all states.
HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider for architects via its affiliation with the American Institute of Architects. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education provider for New York engineers (NYSED Sponsor No. 35) and New Jersey engineers (ApprovalNo. 24GP00000700).
The American Institute of Architects has approved this event for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Courses approved by the AIA qualify for New Jersey and District of Columbia architects.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for architects in Florida. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, North Carolina, and North Dakota.
The Building Performance Institute has awarded 3.25 CEUs for the completion of this seminar.
This event offers a continuing education opportunity to construction contractors, but it has not been approved by any state with a continuing education requirement for contractors.
Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.
Peter Tavino, P.E.New York and Connecticut Drone Video and Peter J. Tavino, Jr., Professional Engineering Corp.
Owner of New York and Connecticut Drone Video and Peter J. Tavino, Jr., Professional Engineering Corp.Mr. Tavino is a licensed professional civil engineer in New York, Connecticut and Florida with a master of science degree in Engineering from Columbia University. His career began in New York City as a structural and soils engineer, and then as a suburban land developer, subdividing acreage, building roads and selling lots. In 2008 he formed Litchfield Geothermal and was an active trainer and instructor in ground source heating and cooling. In 2016 Mr. Tavino passed the Federal Aviation Administration Part 107 remote pilot test and formed New York and Connecticut Drone Video. Mr. Tavino lectures and gives an introductory overview of drone applications for engineers.