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Basic Building Science: A Study ofAir, Heat and Moisture Movement

Format On Demand: Online
Offered by Energy Center of Wisconsin
Price $49.00
Category Energy and atmosphere

There are many forces at work that move air, heat and moisture through a home and into unintended places causing harm or simply poor performance. Determining the best design strategy is compounded by the variety of building materials to choose from and how th

Objectives

  • Explain the driving forces behind air, heat and moisture movement
  • Identify heat and moisture transfer mechanisms
  • Describe what creates an effective thermal boundary
  • Specify building details that address rain water management
  • Explain basic mechanical system interaction with the thermal envelope
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CE Hours 1.0
AIA/CES (LU) 1.0