This course will help in understanding the importance of the relationship between: Residential design, heating, cooling, ventilation, plumbing, electrical, thermal envelope, air barrier, moisture barrier, appliances and occupants. When properly applied: occupant safety, building durability, indoor air quality, comfort and energy savings all take place together. When done individually, they may help, hinder or put your clients health or home in danger.
This class in open to those involved in remodeling residential properties.
Introductions and Safety Announcements
The House is a System. How changing any one item affects one or more measures.
Appliance and occupants, base load
Customer safety and IAQ Comfort
Energy Savings, Utility sponsored classes
Wrap-up, Q&A, Post-course evaluation
Andy Wahl Andy Wahl started in the Building Science field in 1981 at Jordan Energy Institute. He studied renewable energy and appropriate technology. From there he worked for multiple utility companies completing more than 7,500 energy analysis. Several assignments included program analysis for energy auditing software. He has more than ten years doing computer support; including hardware, database development, software issues, and user support. Certifications include CBPCA, HERS, BIG, BPI and BPI proctor. He is presently owner of AC Home Performance, Inc. with his wife Cara. Their company does testing, training and tool developing for House Performance. He practices what he preaches with a negative electric bill on his home since 2002.