The Sustainable Building Training program helps building designers, architects and home owners create homes that are energy efficient, cool in summer and warm in winter.
This course uncovers the secrets to reducing the need for costly air-conditioning and heating to make homes comfortable all year round.
This course specifically covers:
- How hot air and cold air moves through a building
- How selecting the right building materials saves you money and helps keep you cool
- How low cost approaches at the design phase can save tens of thousands of dollars over the life of the building
Who should undertake this course?
This course is designed for building designers and architects who want to understand the key to designing sustainable homes. It's also designed for home owners interested in making their house more comfortable and reducing annual heating and cooling costs.
ABSA, BDAV and RAIA members receive CPD points for completion of this course.
Enrol now to save money and create more comfortable homes.
Course Overview Module 1: Building Thermal Performance Module 2: Solar Passive Design Module 3: Orientation and Siting Module 4: Zoning and Layout Module 5: Thermal Mass Module 6: Common Building Elements Module 7: Floor Types and Materials Module 8: Windows and Glazing Module 9: Shading and Eaves Module 10: Convection and Ventilation Module 11: Insulation Module 12: Landscaping and Vegetation Module 13: Improving Thermal Performance Through Design Module 14: Alterations, Additions and Building Defects Summary