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Presenter: Ian Nimmo

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Online

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Monday, October 26, 2020 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

How to Test for Indoor Air Quality:
Reflections from a Residential Department of Energy Research Study

   Purpose of the study
   Devices and methods used to determine pollutant levels
   Determining mechanical ventilation levels
   Questions & review

Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the conclusion of the series.

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Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors

Professional Engineers:
     1.0 PDH

     1.0 HSW CE Hour
     1.0 AIA LU|HSW

International Code Council:
     .1 CEUs (Building)

Continuing Education Credit Information

Individual courses for landscape architects, engineers and architects are not subject to pre-approval. HalfMoon Education does not apply for landscape courses in FL, NC, and NJ, unless expressly stated.

HalfMoon Education Certifying Entities:
   Landscape Architect Continuing Education System
   American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (No. J885)
   American Institute of Certified Planners (APA)
   Boards of Engineering: Florida (No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059),
     Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina (No. S-0130),
     and North Dakota.

Course-by-Course Organizations:
   International Society of Arboriculture
   Society of American Foresters
   Association of State Floodplain Managers

HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider for landscape architects, engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §79-1.5(i)(2), §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)).


Ian Nimmo

475 High Performance Building Supply

Mr. Nimmo graduated from the University of Puget Sound with a degree in International Politics in 2008. Since then, Mr. Nimmo has had a focus on sustainability and energy conservation working for Greenpeace as a canvasser on busy Seattle streets, as a project manager for a commercial LED lighting rebate program, and most recently working on regional energy efficiency and indoor air quality studies in the Northwest. He is a certified building analyst through the Building Performance Institute and has over five years of commercial and residential energy auditing experience. He also just completed the training to become a certified Passive House tradesperson. At 475 Mr. Nimmo assists with technical guidance and support to help clients build to Passive House levels of performance. Mr. Nimmo loves connecting with the natural world via gardening, hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, skiing, surfing, stargazing, and swimming in chilly alpinelakes.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $50.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $50.00

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

AIA Info:

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES (cesupport@aia.org or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: How to Test for Indoor Air Quality: Reflections from a Residential Department of Energy Research Study

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course examines technology and methods used to measure indoor air quality and how to determine mechanical ventilation level needs to ensure safe indoor air quality.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to discuss the purpose and importance of the Department of Energy's study on indoor air quality.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to identify devices and methods used to determine indoor pollutants levels in residential properties.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to explain how to determine mechanical ventilation levels to ensure safe indoor air quality levels.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to discuss the conundrum of modern building design efforts to increase energy efficiency and the maintain safe and comfortable indoor air quality.

LUs: 1.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSW

Prerequisites: Familiarity with HVAC systems

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 09/04/2023

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to doug@halfmoonseminars.org or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.