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Building Systems and Design Series 1 - Module 2- Online- 1 Hour (CPD)

The course will go through the following topics in Building Systems and Design and provide insights to the general public and professionals:

Session 1:

-          Designing for the Environment

-          Building Envelope

-          History

-          Dynamic Building Envelope

-          Exterior Walls

-          Roofs, Roof Forms, Roof Insulation and Attics

-          Green Roofs and Roof Gardens

Session 2:

-          Heat Flow and The Building Envelope

-          Thermal Capacity

-          Heat and Moisture Flow Processes

-          Heat Loss, Heat Gain

-          U Factors and R Values

-          Moisture Flow Through Building Envelope

-          Vapor Pressure, Vapor Retarders

-          Envelope Thermal Performance

-          Insulation Materials

-          Air Films and Air Spaces, Air Barriers

Session 3:

-          Insulation Types and Forms

-          Energy Efficient Design

-          Passive Systems, Passive Solar Design

-          Direct Gain Systems

-          Thermal Storage Walls

-          Roof Ponds

-          Greenhouses and Sunspaces

The goal of the presentation is NOT to elaborate the detailed Building Systems and Design but to educate the general public and trade people of the fundamentals of Building Systems and Design and how to work effectively for best outcomes.

This online course is facilitated by expert team of CPD Institute.