Building Energy Science III- Residential Ventilation

Welcome to the HERS Advanced Rater Training Class- Building Energy Science III- Residential Ventilation. This course includes information on building ventilation performance needs and ventilation types- including supply, exhaust and balanced systems. Performance characteristics, sizing and effect on household moisture are outlined . Calculation formulas for ACH, ELA and California SLA are provided.

The course includes an informative training video that covers natural and mechanical ventilation

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify basic types of building ventilation
  • Identify determining factors in sizing residential ventilation
  • Understand the how intermittent ventilation is calculated
  • Understand the affect air sealing has on necessity to ventilate homes

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