Applied Building Science 06: High-Performance Insulated Rooflines

3 modules


Steve Herzlieb

05 Jun 2020



Southface experts Mike Barcik and Joey Starr explain best practices and recommended materials for insulating the roofline and bringing the attic into the home's conditioned space. Participants will also learn how to meet requirements of the building energy code (IECC-2015).

This course consists of a video training, slide deck, and exam. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive a certificate of completion for CEUs from ICC, AIA, BPI, and RESNET.

  • The full video has a runtime of 1 hour, 25 minutes.

  • The full slide deck is provided for free download in the Resources module

  • The exam consists of 10 multiple choice questions.


After successful completion of this course and exam, participants will be able to:

  • Identify relevant principles of building science as they relate to rooflines and attics
  • Apply knowledge of the building thermal envelope to home design
  • Interpret the energy code’s treatment of insulated rooflines
  • Identify recommended materials and methods for insulating and air-sealing attic rooflines


By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Southface Certificate of Completion B

Learning Credits

Training Video
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Insulated Rooflines Exam
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It was interesting, quick and got me the credit hours I needed. Thank you!

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