Agenda

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Please log into the webinar 15 – 30 minutes before the start time.

Monday, January 29, 2024
9:00 am – 4:00 pm CST 

 

Presented by: Nate Adams

Start With Why – Understanding Client Motivations

  • Client motivations, the needs of their home/building, and their budget largely determine the path of the project
  • Case studies of home electrifications in Cleveland

How to Scale Electrification

  • How to think like a mainstream market client
  • Build it into your business

Sizing Electric Panels

  • 100 amps can do it more than you think
  • A simple method to get you in the ballpark and gain understanding
  • A tool to help you do it with NEC
  • EV chargers

Electrifying Appliances

  • Changing the “easy stuff” appliances
    • Stoves
    • Dryers
    • Water heaters
    • Fireplaces

HVAC and Shell Retrofits

  • Building shell basics
  • Air sealing basics
  • HVAC type basics
  • Two key factors: dehumidification and cold temperature performance
  • External static pressure aka duct pressure
  • Resistance is not futile
  • Case studies

Nearly Perfect HVAC

  • A fairly simple system using one piece of equipment that can deliver excellent comfort and air quality
  • Six Functions of HVAC
    • Load matching
    • Filtration
    • Dehumidification
    • Fresh air
    • Mixing
    • Humidification

How to Accurately Size HVAC & Wrap Up

  • This makes or breaks client experience
  • How to determine heating and cooling energy usage
  • How to convert that to HVAC size

 

Webinar Instructions

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.

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Credits

Professional Engineers:
6.0 PDHs

Architects:
6.0 HSW CE Hours

AIA:
6.0 HSW LUs

International Code Council:
.6 CEUs (Electrical)

 

Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 6.0 PDHs for professional engineers and 6.0 HSW continuing education hours for licensed architects in all states that allow this learning method. Please refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700) and North Carolina (S-0130). HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)). Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 6.0 HSW LUs (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .6 CEUs in the specialty area of Electrical (Preferred Provider No. 1232).

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the webinar for those who attend the entire course and score a minimum 80% on the quiz that follows the course (multiple attempts allowed).

On-Demand Credits

The preceding credit information only applies to the live presentation. This course in an on-demand format may not be eligible for the same credits as the live presentation; please consult your licensing board(s) to ensure that a structured, asynchronous learning format is appropriate. The following pre-approvals may be available for the on-demand format upon request:

6.0 HSW LUs (AIA)

Speakers

Nate Adams

N Plus R Insulation DBA Energy Smart Home Performance

Nate “The House Whisperer” Adams is the author of The Home Comfort book and the Air Sealing course. He’s helped numerous clients in Cleveland, Ohio, electrify while making their homes healthier and more comfortable since 2014. Now he is teaching HVAC contractors how to naturally sell heat pumps through the HVAC 2.0 Technical Sales Process.

AIA Info

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES (cesupport@aia.org or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Electrify Everything: Retrofitting Residential and Small Commercial Building

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This six-hour course explores the process of electrifying residential and small commercial buildings, focusing on various aspects such as electrical panel sizing based on heating, cooling and energy usage, HVAC and shell retrofits, electrified appliances, and HVAC sizing for occupant comfort.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to discuss the sizing of electrical panels to meet the needs of the building and its occupants, the capabilities of 100 amp panels, and design considerations for EV chargers.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to identify and utilize electrified appliances such as stoves, dryers, water heaters and fireplaces.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to explore HVAC and shell retrofits, focusing on building shell essentials, air sealing techniques, various HVAC types, and critical factors like dehumidification and cold temperature performance.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to explain the six functions of HVAC (load matching, filtration, dehumidification, fresh air, mixing and humidification) and discuss the equipment that can be used to satisfy those six functions.

Learning Objective 5:
Learners will be able to determine heating and cooling energy usage of a building and discuss how to convert that to an accurately sized HVAC system.

LUs: 6.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with electrical principles

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 11/22/2026

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to fchapman@halfmoonseminars.org or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.

USB MP4/PDF Price: $329.00

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