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Building Envelope (Design for Green Building)

Building Envelope for Green Building / Sustainable building design / Energy efficient building / Building Energy saving
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 1h 34m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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8.6 / 10

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This course was last updated on 9/2021.

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Recall sitting in your office shivering from cold drafts, or fanning yourself from the heat? Building envelope design is the cause. A building envelope is the structural barrier between the interior and exterior of a building. It is responsible for maintaining climate control within the interior of a building. Climate control refers to cooling and heating a building. The building envelope also keeps the interior free from moisture, sound, and light. The building envelope structure includes Roof, Walls, Foundation, Doors and Windows.
The course covers following details
1. Fenestration (U-Factor , SHGC , VLT, effective aperture)
2. Opaque Envelope ( calculations – U values for opaque construction)
3. Envelope material specifications Daylight Extent Factor & Useful Daylight Illuminance
4. Building Envelope Sealing
Above mentioned subject matter covers following sub topics to understand Building Envelope Design
Fenestration, SHGC, U Factor, Opaque wall, Building Insulation, skylight, HVAC, vertical fenestration, overhang, vertical fins, moisture management, daylighting, building envelope sealing, infiltration, exfiltration, ECBC, glazing, heat transfer through building wall, effect of air leakage, single and double pane windows, building orientation, building envelope design guidelines, cool roof, Urban heat island effect, exterior shading, effective aperture, visible transmission
Course is helpful to Engineers, Consultants, Architects and Energy managers who wish to adopt Energy efficient design of building.

You will learn

✓ Fenestration
✓ U Factor
✓ Opaque wall
✓ Building Insulation
✓ skylight
✓ overhang
✓ moisture management
✓ daylighting
✓ building envelope sealing
✓ infiltration
✓ exfiltration
✓ building orientation
✓ building envelope design guidelines
✓ Urban heat island effect
✓ LEED Building Envelope Design


• A desire to learn
• Basic knowledge of Green Building is beneficial, but lessons are explained in depth to allow students to build their knowledge from the ground up.

This course is for

• LEED Green Associate V4 exam
• Building consultant
• Architect
• Sustainable building consultant
• HVAC consultant
• Practicing Engineer
• Interior Designers
• Engineers

How much does the Building Envelope (Design for Green Building) course cost? Is it worth it?

The course costs $12.99. And currently there is a 85% discount on the original price of the course, which was $84.99. So you save $72 if you enroll the course now.

Does the Building Envelope (Design for Green Building) course have a money back guarantee or refund policy?

YES, Building Envelope (Design for Green Building) has a 30-day money back guarantee. The 30-day refund policy is designed to allow students to study without risk.

Are there any SCHOLARSHIPS for this course?

Currently we could not find a scholarship for the Building Envelope (Design for Green Building) course, but there is a $72 discount from the original price ($84.99). So the current price is just $12.99.

Who is the instructor? Is Dr Sonal Desai a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

Dr Sonal Desai has created 39 courses that got 416 reviews which are generally positive. Dr Sonal Desai has taught 1,442 students and received a 4.0 average review out of 416 reviews. Depending on the information available, Dr Sonal Desai is a TRUSTED instructor.
Certified Energy Auditor and Green Building Consultant
* Doctorate in Engineering in Mechanical Engineering

* Author of Handbook On Energy Audit with International Publisher

* Certified Energy Auditor (CEA) and Green Building Consultant (IGBC-AP)

* 23 yrs of Academic and Industrial Experience

* Awarded with “Young Woman Professional – Making Grass-Root Impact – Education” by Cabinet Minister for Science, Technology in 2016

* Author of PDH courses  (Professional Development Hour) for CEA

* Published national and International Research papers

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Platform: Udemy
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Language: English
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