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  • Monday, April 29, 2019
  • New Class Teaches Design and Retrofit of Energy-efficient Homes

A new online spring class taught by ACEP and Cold Climate Housing Research Center’s Tom Marsik offers basic, practical knowledge in designing and retrofitting energy-efficient buildings.

The one-credit online class (ENVI 122) covers basic building science, techniques and principles of energy-efficient construction, and building energy usage simulation. The class also covers the basics of the Passive House Standard, which refers to super-efficient buildings that don’t require a conventional heat source.

To register for the class, contact the Bristol Bay Campus at (907) 842-5109 or (800) 478-5109.


Thermal image of a house. Courtesy of Tom Marsik.