This presentation provides a basic overview of building science including the climate factors that affect buildings, an understanding of the thermal envelope, and the physical movement of heat, air and moisture in buildings. After completing this module, you will have a basic understanding of building science fundamentals and will recognize how those concepts affect residential and commercial buildings.


In this course, participants will learn about:

  • The climate factors that affect building performance
  • The importance, function, and structure of the building thermal envelope
  • The physical movement of heat, air, and moisture in buildings
  • The systems approach for designing, constructing, and renovating buildings


Ali Mithavayani | Project Manager

Ali is responsible for project buildout and coaching project leads on best practices using the Southface project management software.




How much is this course?
It is free.