This is a comprehensive commercial energy modeling course for you to master eQUEST, the free "Quick Energy Simulation Tool" developed by the U.S. Department of Energy and other industry leaders. This course is hands-on. You will learn how to build and run energy models. By the end of the course, you should be able to function as the go-to energy modeler on an integrated design team.
Build your skills and learn from the masters, on your own time.
NESEA's BuildingEnergy Masters Series are online courses unlike any others. With a platform powered by our partner, HeatSpring, the Masters Series gives you access to the masters of building science, on your own time, from your own location. Through homework, instructional videos, and practical tools, you'll gain the knowledge you need to take your skills to the next level, while gaining continuing education credits and building your professional network.
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Master a comprehensive understanding of all of the key components of a zero net energy building—envelope, systems, and renewable energy sources—and how they fit together to confidently create your own home designs. During the course, you’ll learn key pitfalls to avoid and get numerical guidelines on sizing peak heat loss, glazing amounts, and solar electric systems. Marc Rosenbaum, your instructor, is one of the most popular and best-reviewed speakers at NESEA's BuildingEnergy conference every year. He’s an engaging speaker, extremely honest, meticulously detailed, and curious by nature.
Tuition: $195. Rolling admission.
Passive House Consultant Mike Duclos teaches how to apply Passive House principles in the real world. With a brief nod to theory and computation, this course will mainly focus on tips, tricks, pitfalls, and what to expect when making Passive House a reality. Through case studies, videos, readings, quizzes, and Mike’s guidance you will enhance your ability to be a part of a Passive House project team, the most vital component of any successful Passive House project.
Tuition: $395. Rolling admission.
Learn how to incorporate transformative energy upgrades in existing residential and commercial buildings up to 45,000 square feet.
Forget the theory. This course will fundamentally change the way you approach retrofit projects, while build your network of like minded professionals. Your practice will never be the same.
Tuition: $795. Rolling admission.
Passive House is justifiably regarded to be the most energy efficient building standard in the world, as well as the most challenging to meet. Spend seven weeks with Mike Duclos, Principal and Founder of Energy Efficiency Associates and DEAP Energy Group, learning how to meet the rigorous (and non-negotiable) Passive House design criteria and make Passive House happen in the real world.