Provider Pointsbuild
Course Outcome 2 CPD points + certificate
Study Mode Online
Duration 2 hours
Start Date Anytime – start today!
Cost $65.00
  • What you'll learn


    This online Comfort short course from Pointsbuild trains you to understand the relationship between building materials and insulation, enabling you to build more comfortable residential homes for occupants.

    With an in-depth knowledge of how heat is exchanged within the environment, the cooling effect of moving air, and how thermal neutrality is achieved; you will be able to build homes that minimise cooling and heating needs, whilst maximising comfort and sustainability.

  • Ideal for


    This course is aimed at licensed builders looking to undergo compulsory CPD as part of the licence renewal process.

  • Career Outcomes


    This online Comfort short course is ideal if you’re a residential builder looking to expand your skillset and gain 2 CPD points.

    Upon completion of this short course you will be able to pick building materials that provide thermal comfort and insulation benefits to structures and buildings. This means occupants will be more comfortable in their homes, and reduce the need for additional heating or cooling systems.

  • Course Content

    • Heat exchange within the environment
    • Temperature self-regulation
    • Defining thermal comfort
    • Outdoor temperature and thermal neutrality
    • Cooling effect of moving air
    • Psychrometrics: new effective temperature, ET
    • Psychrometrics: comfort zones for some Australian cities
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  • Why Pointsbuild?


    Pointsbuild is Australia’s leading online course provider for the construction and building industry, offering access to a range of certified CPD courses for builders, architects, assessors and certifiers alike.

    If you’re a building professional who is short on time but you need to gain further credentials, Pointsbuild is the ideal fit for you. Courses are nationally accredited, taught by leading professionals and delivered online for your convenience.

    Pointsbuild has also partnered with peak industry bodies such as the Master Builders Association of New South Wales, the Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF) and Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) to ensure you walk away with a highly practical and industry-relevant qualification.

    One of Australia’s leading continuing professional development (CPD) providers, Pointsbuild offers builders the opportunity to undertake online, compliance-based training to improve their skills.

    All builders located in NSW are required to complete 12 points of CPD activity per year before renewing their licence. Studying with Pointsbuild will allow you to achieve your CPD points whilst taking advantage of the convenience and low cost of distance education, and gaining access to a team of industry experts.