Building Science Overview
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM) (PDT)
Building Science affects all facets of residential construction. California like other parts of the desert southwest has a unique dry climate environment. This material covers the fundamental issues affecting building siting, design and implementation. The session is designed to provide Raters, HVAC Contractors, Builders and anyone interested in a basic understanding of how air, heat and moisture transfer through a building envelope.
Building performance science
Heat and energy transfer mechanism
Pressure differences and drivers
Moisture transfer processes