UMN Building Science Teaching Resources

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The University of MN academic, research and outreach programs for high performance housing are nationally recognized for their work addressing cold climate housing systems, and fenestration and foundation subsystems.  They are also a leader in building science education.  They have successfully paired their  building science academic learning with the DOE Race to Zero experiential learning.  They offer a 4-year degree program in building science and technology as well as graduate building science courses.

U MN Advanced Building Science Course

  • Sample Course Schedule
  • Lecture Modules/Assignments   – Lecture Modules (MS PowerPoint in PDF format), Lab and Reading Assignments are provided  for the U MN Advanced Building Science course.  Several modules focus on hygrothermal  (heat, air, moisture) performance and analysis.

U MN DOE Race to Zero Student Competition

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Contact Information

University of Minnesota
Dept. of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering
203 Kaufert Lab,
2004 Folwell Avenue, 
St. Paul, MN 55108 


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Patrick Huelman

Website   |  phuelman@umn.edu 
  Phone: (612) 624-1286 
Fax: (612) 6245-6286