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Michael Ermann

Creator of the Amber Book video course, I've helped over 5000 people pass these exams. My goal: the highest likelihood of passing in the least amount of time studying (and the studying part should be fun). See www.amber-book.com

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    Michael Ermann commented,

    See my recent post with recommendations https://are5community.ncarb.org/hc/en-us/community/posts/360029575773-Construction-details?mobile_site=true

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    Michael Ermann commented,

    K is a factor to calculate column buckling that adjusts for the types of connections possible between column and beam I posted this on YouTube) to help explain it https://www.youtube.com/watch?...

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    Michael Ermann commented,

    Sofia, Jennifer, and Cristina, I think you are asking how to calculate the temperature at a point inside a wall cavity (not the dew point inside a wall cavity). The formula for that is Temperature...

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    Michael Ermann commented,

    My favorite book for construction details, especially for rain (including flashing), air control, thermal control (insulation), and vapor control is High Performance Enclosures by John Straube. Go ...

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    Michael Ermann commented,

    No, Alexandria, he only used Amber Book (and a brief run through  NCARB's demonstration exam to familiarize himself with the exam format).

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    Michael Ermann commented,

    Jack Three weeks ago, Jack, a fourth year undergraduate with no work experience outside of his summer job here at Amber Book went through the Amber Book course because we are transferring it to ano...

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    Michael Ermann commented,

    The Amber Book course is for all the exam divisions. Last month, Jack, a fourth year undergraduate with no work experience outside of his summer job here at Amber Book went through the course becau...

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    Michael Ermann commented,

    Of course I'm biased because I created the course, but try Amber Book. Go here for a free course sample and compare what you see with the free samples from the other online course providers.--Micha...

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    Michael Ermann commented,

    Kelly, that's great news. And thanks for your kind words on the topic of the Amber Book. Let me know if you have CE studying questions--Michael Ermann, Creator of The Amber Book

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    Michael Ermann commented,

    Justin, know that you don't have to start or stop on the same dates to get the discount. So you might start this week and your partner might start in three weeks. . . you might stop after three mon...