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Presenter: Jason Morosko, MSME, CPHC

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Coraopolis, PA

Pittsburgh Airport Marriott
777 Aten Road
Coraopolis, PA 15108
Phone: 412-788-8800

This seminar is closed or full.

Agenda:

Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 - 11:45 am

Lunch (On your own):         11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Afternoon Session:             12:45 - 4:30 pm


Understanding the Energy Efficiency of Conventional Construction

   Conventional residential energy use
   History of energy-conserving residential construction
   Energy conservation incentives
   Current weatherization tactics


Passive House Standard: Purpose, Principles and Development

   History of certifying agencies in US: PHI and PHIUS
   Passive House Standard: voluntary performance-based building envelope energy standard
   Passive House energy calculations
   Energy calculation tools: an introduction to tools and their functionality
   Assembling a team to ensure quality and performance
   Examining common design features of Passive Houses


Elements of Passive House Design

   Siting, sizing and orientation
   Super-insulated envelope with minimized thermal bridging
   Efficient mechanical ventilation
   Ultra-efficient lights, fixtures and appliances - plug loads
   Summer shading and cooling strategies
   Winter solar gain and heat retention strategies
   Integrating renewable energy technologies


Mechanical Systems in Passive House

   Heat exchangers
   Supplemental space conditioning for micro loads
   Renewable energy system integration


Evaluating Passive House Case Studies

   Adapting Passive House for local climate
   Case studies: in the planning process, under construction and finished projects

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors

Professional Engineers
     6.5 PDHs

Architects
     6.5 HSW Contact Hours
     6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units

Contractors
     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.


Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers and 6.5 HSW contact hours to architects in all states, except Florida architects. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education provider for Indiana engineers.

The American Institute of Architects has approved this course for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.

HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved architect continuing education sponsor in New York. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education provider for engineers in Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota.

This seminar offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contracts. It has not been approved by any contractor licensing board for continuing education credit.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.

Speakers:

Jason Morosko, MSME, CPHC

Vice President of Engineering with UltimateAir, Inc.

Mr. Morosko is a vice president with UltimateAir, a research, design, and manufacturing company of leading technology air-to-air heat exchangers. Mr. Morosko is a 12-year veteran in this field, and he holds bachelors and masters degrees in heat transfer engineering. He became a certified Passive House consultant, and has taught the curriculum to become a certified Passive House consultant. Mr. Morosko has built his own Passive House duplex, and he has consulted on various Passive House projects in the particular areas of mechanical systems, shell design, and ventilation.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $279.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $279.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $259.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.