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Autodesk BPA Credits: Energy Literacy &Building Loads

Format On Demand: Online
Offered by Autodesk
Category Energy and atmosphere

This course will cover how buildings use energy. You will learn about how energy flows through buildings, what factors contribute to building loads, and how all these factors contribute to a building#s total energy use. You will also learn how to produce heating and cooling load charts and conduct a conceptual energy analysis using Autodesk Vasari. With this information, you will be able to evaluate a building#s energy performance and offer improvements for how to achieve a more energy efficient building.

Objectives

#Understand heat transfer basics and how energy flows within buildings.
#Use Autodesk Vasari to produce and understand energy loadcharts.
#Use Autodesk Vasari to complete a conceptual energy analysis and compare different design options.
#Make informed decisions about how to reduce energy use through building massing, orientation, and constructions.

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CE Hours 3.5