This course is designed to increase your knowledge of integrated wall retrofit solutions for existing commercial buildings with masonry construction. The course will cover prior lab and field test results for a few retrofit solutions that aim to bring improved energy efficiency and cost effectiveness.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the primary reasons for retrofitting masonry walls in older commercial buildings.
  • Describe the evaluation process used to identify the top retrofit solutions for field testing.
  • Identify best practice recommendations for an energy efficient and cost effective retrofit.
  • Analyze potential energy savings and payback periods achievable from a retrofit.