Designing Tiny House Building Envelopes and Mechanical Systems
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Thursday, February 16, 2023
9:00 – 11:00 am CST
Heather Holdridge EIT Associate AIA LEED Fellow
Creating a high-performance envelope
• Floors and exterior walls
• Roof systems
• Doors and windows
• Exterior cladding
Mechanical systems for tiny houses
• Electric systems – grid-tied or stand-alone
• HVAC systems
• Water supply, plumbing and wastewater systems
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2.0 HSW CE Hours
2.0 AIA LU|HSW
International Code Council:
.2 CEUs (Building)
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Heather Gayle Holdridge, leveraging her background in mechanical engineering, Heather directs all Lake|Flato teams in establishing sustainability goals. She devises strategies and systems to realize those goals under programs such as LEED, the 2030 Challenge, and the Living Building Challenge. Heather works closely with teams to evaluate passive systems and performs energy modeling throughout the design process. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Business Administration degree from The University of Texas at San Antonio.
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Course Title: Designing Tiny House Building Envelopes and Mechanical Systems
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This 2-hour course focuses on designing tiny homes to create a high-performance building envelope and incorporate efficient mechanical systems. Energy efficiency is one of the most important characteristics of tiny homes and this course seeks to assist design professionals with maximizing the efficiency of tiny homes.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to examine floor, exterior wall and roof system materials and designs that contribute to creating a high-performance building envelope.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to examine insulation, doors, windows and exterior cladding materials and designs that contribute to creating a high-performance building envelope.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to discuss electrical systems for tiny homes, including grid-tied systems and stand-alone systems.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to analyze HVAC, plumbing and wastewater systems for tiny homes.
LUs: 2.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Familiarity with residential design
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 12/12/2025
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