Online Residential Building Performance Educational Program Announced

September 8, 2006

The Energy Efficient Green Building Institute, in partnership with DOE’s Building America Program, is offering an online national educational program for existing and future residential builders, leading to certificates and a two-year degree in Residential Building Performance Technology.  

Fall courses include: Fundamentals of Residential Building Science; Residential Lighting, Appliances, and Plug Loads; and Residential Mechanical Systems. Twelve of the fourteen courses will be delivered nationally via the internet, with two technical capstone courses using a hybrid of internet delivery and a compressed on-site, two-week classroom and laboratory experience.  To register for a course schedule, visit and click on the fall 2006 credit schedule.