AUTHORS: Kelting, Scott - ©2012
Lesson 03: Building for Performance presents reasons for a rise in building performance issues and explains that to perform well, a home must be designed, constructed, and operated as a system. Organized into six units, this lesson covers issues such as how gravity, wind, Earth movement, air movement, water and heat transfer affect building performance. This content is delivered in an interactive and engaging style with interactive features including assessments to determine if readers have a grasp of lesson objectives, flash cards to review key terms and calculations, and questions that build the connection between knowledge and new content. The online format provides immediate, specific feedback to reinforce what the reader understands and to provide clarification as necessary.