A Holistic Approach Towards Improving Air Tightness

A Holistic Approach Towards Improving Air Tightness

Recording of an In-class Presentation | taught by Hamid Heidarali, P.Eng, Hamid Design Build
  • 8 Videos
  • 9 Quizzes
  • 1 Survey
  • 1 Text
  • 4.5 hrs

Course Curriculum

Chapter 2
33:22
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Chapter 3
24:36
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Chapter 4
20:28
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Chapter 5
27:58
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Chapter 6
32:16
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Chapter 7
28:11
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Chapter 8
29:20
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$313.95
Non-Member Price
$177.45
Member Price

Course description

This course provides students with a holistic perspective of the overall satisfactory performance of the building envelope as far as airtightness is concerned.

Supported by 30 mobile building envelope assemblies, the course will showcase various methods of improving air tightness of wood, concrete, and steel-framed buildings. Furthermore, it demonstrates how the presented methods will have an impact on moisture management, energy efficiency, and thermal comfort. In addition, all presented air barrier methods will be explored and reviewed in relation to long-term durability, adaptability to future repair and renovation.

With the focus on delivering interactive learning, this course will prepare the industry for the adoption of BC Energy Step Code.


Approved for 4.5 CPDs in Construction Technology
Note: If you have already taken this course in person, repeating it online will not qualify for additional CPD points.

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Instructor

Hamid Heidarali, P.Eng, Hamid Design Build
Hamid Heidarali, P.Eng, Hamid Design Build

Hamid Heidarali, P.Eng
Principal
Hamid Design Build Ltd. 

Hamid Heidarali has a strong passion for high performance, durable buildings that minimize their impact on the environment, while providing a superior experience for their occupants. He has been providing building science consultation on a wide range of construction projects in Canada over the past 14 years. He teaches Building Envelope courses to Masters Students as part of the Building Science Graduate Program at British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), and also presents to construction professionals on a regular basis.

Hamid holds Professional Engineering designation (P.Eng) in Ontario and British Columbia, a LEED Accredited Professional in Canada, and a certified Passive House Tradesperson through Germany. He received his Master of Engineering in Building Science and Construction Management, and his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. Hamid is a Principal at Hamid Design Build (HDB), a Building Science consulting firm, offering services with the focus on improving energy efficiency, moisture management, durability, and thermal comfort.