PHRC Webinars

Residential Energy Auditing 101 [Archive]

1/16/2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Instructor: Sarah Klinetob Lowe (PHRC)


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Whether it’s a homeowner looking to save energy costs, a utility striving for permanent energy usage reductions in its territory, or a designer confirming a home is meeting its intended energy performance, there are several approaches to residential energy auditing to achieve various goals. This webinar will explore the various reasons for commissioning a residential energy audit, the associated energy auditing process, and the final product for those end goals.

Learning Objectives

  1. Explore the differences between walkthrough audits, comprehensive audits, and energy monitoring and evaluation for existing residential buildings.
  2. Examine the impacts on energy usage and indoor air quality for occupants when developing and implementing energy conservation measures.
  3. Understand the environmental impacts of site energy reductions and renewable energy implementation on source energy consumption.
  4. Gain insight on energy and home safety evaluation tools used during energy auditing and monitoring processes.


Free to attend; $20 for continuing education credit

Credit Hours

1.0 L&I Contact Hour, 1.0 PDH, 1.0 AIA LU|HSW, 1.0 ICC Contact Hour (0.1 CEU), 1.0 NARI hour/CEU

Tags: Energy Efficiency, Energy Codes, and Green Building



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