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Practical Guide to All-Electric Residential Buildings

July 11 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm


Event Description 

The case for building All-Electric is stronger than everAll-Electric homes are cheaper to build and operate, healthier and more comfortable to live in, and have GHG emissions roughly half that of mixed fuel homesThe 2022 California energy code has accelerated adoption of All-Electric building, and this class will show why electric homes facilitate easier energy code complianceTaught by two instructors who have built all-electric homes for themselves and are experts in the field, you’ll get an insider view of how to design and build electric, with examples from their professional work, how to overcome common objections and obstacles, and lessons learned from the fieldAttendees will gain a better understanding of the technologies that enable All-Electric homes, including heat pumps, heat pump water heaters, induction cooking, and heat pump clothes dryers. 

Learning Objectives 

  • Why All-Electric homes are superior to typical mixed fuel homes in terms of cost, health, emissions, and quality of life 
  • Key products and systems used in all-electric homes (heat pumps for space conditioning, heat pump water heaters, induction cooktops, and electric clothes dryers) 
  • How to model all-electric systems for Title 24 compliance 
  • Cost-effectiveness of all-electric designs compared to traditional designs 
  • Single-family and multifamily examples plus remodels and ADUs 
  • Quality of life reasons to consider all-electric designs 

Learning Units 

3.5 AIA HSW LU approved for this course  


Nick Brown, Build Smart Group 

Robert Fortunato, ForStrategy Consulting, Inc 


July 11
8:30 am - 12:00 pm


Zoom link provided upon registration
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