In this course you will learn the installation guidelines for different types of attic access. Included is a deep dive into how to install ceiling insulation and provide attic ventilation. Learn the fundamentals of how to properly seal, insulate, and moisture-protect basements, crawl spaces, and slabs. Complete breakdown of the keys to effective wall insulation. This course has it all.
Overview of Insulation Materials
In this comprehensive online course you will learn the application, characteristics and potential benefits of insulation to industry. Gain a deeper understanding of the key properties of thermal insulation products. Learn the selection aspects of insulating materials as well as organic and Inorganic type of insulation materials.
Energy Efficiency – Building Insulation
Learn the recommended insulation levels for different parts of a house in various regions of the country Insulation methods for foundations, basements and crawl spaces. Course goes in-depth on advanced wall framing techniques to improve energy efficiency. Also includes an in-depth look at the design and installation guidance for floors, attics, ceilings and HVAC ducts Moisture control strategies.
Process Piping – Corrosion, Insulation and Testing
Crash course on corrosion basics and the different types of corrosion that can impact piping systems. Learn methods to mitigate corrosion of piping systems. In-depth look at the characteristics of common insulating materials. Also learn when to perform hydrostatic vs. pneumatic leak testing. Course covers the various destructive and non-destructive testing methods use for pipe, fittings and welded joints
Learn the fundamentals of how to calculate the payback for adding insulation. You will learn to understand the various types of insulation available. Course also covers how to select the correct window for a given application and how to use a vapor retarder.
Top 4 Books for Insulation Contractors
A complete overview of residential installation for insulation. Includes a deep dive look at: building codes, thermal insulation, batts and rolls, rigid board insulation, coatings, radiant barrier, and a whole lot more.
Extremely handy for insulation contractors that need quick references.
This is essentially a guide for homeowners who want to go a step further and embrace the latest strategies in renewable and alternative energy systems. However there is also a lot of good information for an aspiring insulation professional.
Many of the simple fixes found in this book can be easily offered as services to homeowners looking to improve their energy efficiency.
This is the primary reference, how-to guide, and sourcebook for energy conservation. It lets you improve efficiency and save money in all types of buildings and plants, ranging from individual houses to commercial buildings to large institutions and industrial plants.
It is organized around 400 logically grouped energy conservation actions, presented in language that everyone understands.
Sound insulation is an important aspect of building performance. This book is a comprehensive guide to sound and vibration theory and its application to the measurement and prediction of sound insulation in buildings.
It enables the reader to tackle a wide range of issues relating to sound insulation during the design and construction stages of a building, and to solve problems in existing buildings