High Performance Building: Building Science

From participating in this course, participants will: 
  • Discover the importance of understanding Building Science. 
  • Examine the principles of energy flow, moisture movement, and air flow. 
  • Examine the Hygrothermal Relationship between all three. 
  • Demonstrate the impact of building science principles on energy efficiency, durability, and occupant health. 

Course Length: 6 hours

This course is required for the following NAHB designation: CGB, GMB, GMR, and Master CGP.


NAHB Continuing Education: 6 hours for the following designations: CAPS, CGA, CGB, CGP, CGR, CMP, GMB, GMR, Master CGP, Master CSP, MIRM.
Important Registration Details: 

This course is registered with AIA CES for continuing professional education and qualifies for 6.00 LU Hours.

The National Association of Home Builders is a Registered Provider with The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education Systems.  Credit(s) earned on 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. 

Important Registration Details: 

Please note: You have one year after purchase to access the materials associated with this course.  

This course is non-transferable. Do not use another individual’s login information to register for this course. You must login to nahb.org as yourself to receive your certificate of completion and credit for this course. If you are registering as a member, please use a PIN tied to your legal name. NAHB PINs are tied to a person, not a company. If you are not registered on nahb.org, Create Your Login now. 

Cancellation and Refund Policy: No refunds are issued for on-demand courses upon purchase. Any questions or need more information? Please contact ElearningHelp@nahb.org. 


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Module 1: Introduction
Begin self-paced component package.
Begin self-paced component package. This is the introduction module to the High-Performance Building: Building Science Course
Module 2: Energy Basics
Begin self-paced component package.
Begin self-paced component package.
Module 3: Moisture Basics
Begin self-paced component package.
Begin self-paced component package.
Module 4: Managing Air Flow
Begin self-paced component package.
Begin self-paced component package.
Module 5: Hygrothermal Relationships
Begin self-paced component package.
Begin self-paced component package.
Module 6: Health and Comfort
Begin self-paced component package.
Begin self-paced component package.
Module 7 - Design Strategies
Begin self-paced component package.
Begin self-paced component package.
Course Test for NAHB Credit
25 Questions  |  2 attempts  |  18/25 points to pass
25 Questions  |  2 attempts  |  18/25 points to pass Take this test for NAHB Credit
Course Evaluation
10 Questions
10 Questions Please fill out the evaluation below with your feedback about the course. You must complete the evaluation to receive your Certificate of Completion. Click the link below when you are ready to begin.
Certificate
Live Viewing: 6.00 credits and certificate available
Live Viewing: 6.00 credits and certificate available
AIA Course Test - PLEASE TAKE ONLY IF YOU ARE AN AIA MEMBER SEEKING AIA CREDIT
25 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  20/25 points to pass
25 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  20/25 points to pass In order to qualify for AIA continuing education credit and print your Certificate of Completion, you must receive a score of 80% or better and complete an evaluation. If you do not score 80% or better, then you can retake the exam as many times as necessary until you pass. For each question in this test, select only ONE ANSWER based on the information in the High-Performance Building: Building Science course materials.
AIA - Course Evaluation
11 Questions
11 Questions Please fill out the evaluation below with your feedback about the course. You must complete the evaluation to receive your Certificate of Completion. In addition, if you are seeking AIA credit, you must provide your AIA number in response to Question 5. Click the link below when you are ready to begin.
AIA Certificate
Live Viewing: 6.00 AIA CES/LU credits and certificate available
Live Viewing: 6.00 AIA CES/LU credits and certificate available Use only if taking the course for AIA credit