Google SketchUp for HERS Raters Training Course

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Google SketchUp for HERS Raters Training Course

Time: April 22, 2011 from 8am to 5pm
Location: DoubleTree Hotel
Street: 4156 LaVista Rd
City/Town: Tucker, GA 30084
Website or Map: http://maps.google.com/maps?f…
Phone: 404.906.4205
Event Type: training, course
Organized By: Chris Laumer-Giddens
Latest Activity: Mar 28, 2011

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Would you like to be able to find the volume of a house with a multi-pitched roof for all of your home energy ratings without the need to calculate a single algebraic formula? Or, how about wall area? Window area? Square footage of the whole building envelope?

Well, with Google's free SketchUp software, you can do all that and more. Energy Vanguard's architect and design team leader, Chris Laumer-Giddens, will take you through the basics in this one day class.

SketchUp for HERS raters volume take off

By taking this class, you'll learn:

  • How SketchUp works
  • What the essential tools are
  • How to navigate around SketchUp
  • How to set up a project
  • How to create a floor plan
  • How to create 3-D shapes
  • How to create a 3-D model of a home using field measurements and house plans
  • How to use the 3-D model of the building envelope
  • How to extract the areas, volumes, and perimeters from the model to use in a HERS rating

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