AIA 0.5 LU | HSW
The Passive House concept includes goals for energy savings and for comfort. Although scientifically well-understood, the application of industry comfort standards is often considered a secondary requirement in Passive House buildings. This course explores comfort concepts and comfort control strategies that provide both occupant comfort and energy savings in Passive House Buildings.
Prerequisite Knowledge: Background knowledge of Passive House concepts is suggested, but not required.
HSW Justification: Occupant comfort deals with topics of temperature and humidity control to promote better sleep, increased concentration, higher productivity and ability to resist infection from airborne sources.
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- Review occupant comfort concepts
- Explore Passive House occupant comfort goals
- Understand the comfort control limitations of ERV
- Recognize post-heating and post-cooling strategies to achieve occupant comfort
Course Accreditation: AIA and PDH Credit (by AIA)
Product Types: Air Distribution, Air Handling Units, Pressure Control Dampers, and Volume Control Dampers
Building Types: Commercial, Educational, Healthcare, Hospitality, and Multifamily Residential
Area of Interest: Passive House, Sustainability, and Ventilation