PHRC Webinars

Checking Your Work: Properly Installed HVAC in New Homes

4/29/2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Instructor: Dean Gamble (US EPA)

Handouts

Link to Webinar: https://psu.zoom.us/webinar/register/4315997672828/WN_YdRIRpUWT0OVv7bP9_Lu5A

Description

Many AC’s and heat pumps are installed with faults that impact both their performance and efficiency. Come to this webinar to learn about a new RESNET/ACCA/ANSI standard with three simple field tests that can help a builder ensure they are getting what they have paid for. Not only can this make for happier homeowners, fewer service calls, and lower utility bills, it can also unlock new points for homes with a HERS/ERI rating.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand why HVAC installation faults are commonplace and how they can impact both the efficiency of the equipment and the comfort of occupants.
  2. Learn about a new RESNET/ACCA/ANSI standard that addresses this problem, including three field tests that can help a builder ensure their HVAC systems are performing properly.
  3. Learn how this standard is integrated into ANSI/RESNET/ICC 301, the standard that underlies HERS and ERI ratings, which was used to rate over 4,000 homes in Pennsylvania in 2019 alone.
  4. Understand three ways that this new standard will improve the homes you build.

Cost

Free to attend; $20 for continuing education credit in live webinar

Credit Hours

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

Tags: HVAC

 
 

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The Pennsylvania Housing Research Center serves the home building industry and the residents of Pennsylvania by improving the quality and affordability of housing.

We conduct applied research, foster the development and commercialization of innovative technologies, and transfer appropriate technologies to the housing community.

Pennsylvania Housing Research Center

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The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

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E-mail: phrc@psu.edu