Course Title: Continuous Insulation and Beyond. Design solutions that offer energy efficiency, thermal value, fire performance and moisture control.
- Understand the advancement of National Model Energy Codes as they relate to the energy efficiency of the building envelope
- Define and understand “continuous insulation” and how its use effects energy code compliance, current ASHRAE Standards, LEED, and the International Energy Conservation Code.
- Understand the environmental features and benefits of polyisocyanurate insulation including thermal performance, long service life, recycled content, negligible GWP and zero ODP.
- Understand the NFPA 285 fire test and its role in code compliant wall assemblies