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U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Building Science Education

The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon® Building Science Education series is designed to educate students and working professionals on building science principles that are paramount to the successful design of high-performance, energy-efficient buildings. AIAU offers architects and design professionals the opportunity to earn 7.25 LU|HSW credits across six Solar Decathlon Building Science Education courses that aim to educate on:

  • Where/how energy is used in buildings
  • How to define zero energy buildings
  • How to apply the fundamentals of thermodynamics to building envelope design
  • How to explain the science of how/why buildings use energy
  • How to apply this knowledge to design comfortable energy efficient buildings

Brought to you in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon.

 

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Series courses

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    Buildings and Energy

    1.25 LUs
    • HSW
    User Rating
    4.03846
    • Your Discounted Price:  $40 
    • Course Price:  $40  / Member Price:  $25 
    • O

    Zero Energy Buildings

    1.25 LUs
    • HSW
    User Rating
    4.285715
    • Your Discounted Price:  $40 
    • Course Price:  $40  / Member Price:  $25 
    • O

    Building Envelope

    2.00 LUs
    • HSW
    User Rating
    4.42222
    • Your Discounted Price:  $40 
    • Course Price:  $40  / Member Price:  $25 
    • O

    HVAC Systems

    1.25 LUs
    • HSW
    User Rating
    4.041665
    • Your Discounted Price:  $40 
    • Course Price:  $40  / Member Price:  $25 
    • O

    Lighting

    1.00 LU
    • HSW
    User Rating
    4.234045
    • Your Discounted Price:  $40 
    • Course Price:  $40  / Member Price:  $25 
    • O

    Plug Loads

    0.50 LUs
    • HSW
    User Rating
    4.56
    • Your Discounted Price:  $25 
    • Course Price:  $25  / Member Price:  $10