Building physics and thermal comfort

About this course: This short online course provides an overview of the means by which it is possible to identify enrgy saving opportunities arising from improvements in a building’s fabric. […]

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By george marshall

About this course:

This short online course provides an overview of the means by which it is possible to identify enrgy saving opportunities arising from improvements in a building’s fabric. It will cover how to assess solar gains and the role of glazing, factors that impact on a building’s demand for thermal energy, key passive design considerations, the role of computer software in design and certification of energy performance, and the performance gap – the difference between design expectations and operational performance.

This course is self-paced and can be started at any time.

CPD: 10 hours

Qualification:

Successful completion of this course results in the EI Level 2 Certificate in Building Physics and Thermal Comfort.

This course also forms one of the modules of the EI’s longer EI Level 2: Energy Management Professional course and qualification.

Assessment:

This course is assessed via a short online test following the course.

Who should take this course:

This course reccomended for those with 1-2 years’ experience in energy management. Although there are no official prerequisites it is reccomended that you have at least A level maths or equivalent.

 

100 Credits – Please email [email protected] for more information¬†and to book your place.