Energy Retrofits to Historic Homes in Hot-Humid Climates

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Energy Retrofits to Historic Homes in Hot-Humid Climates

Time: January 11, 2012 to January 14, 2012
Location: Trident Technical College
Street: 7000 Rivers Avenue
City/Town: North Charleston, SC 29406
Website or Map: http://www.tridenttech.edu/24…
Phone: 843-574-6152
Event Type: retrofit, training
Organized By: Betsy Kleinfelder
Latest Activity: Jan 6, 2012

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Event Description

The Sustainability Institute's CharlestonWISE program offers a unique training for home energy retrofit professionals January 11 through 14, 2012 at Trident Technical College in Charleston, SC.

‘Energy Efficiency Improvements for Historic Structures’ is a specialized training opportunity for Energy Efficiency Improvements for Historic Structures in Warm and Humid Climates. Energy efficiency or preservation professionals who would like to learn more about how to properly assess and improve these houses for efficiency and comfort benefits are invited to attend.

In addition to enhancing your own knowledge of regional historic houses, taking this program, coupled with a BPI BA, will make you one of a select pool of professionals able to work on energy assessments and improvements through the CharlestonWISE and CharlestonWISE Impact Project programs.

What better location for this class than historic Charleston, SC, the first city in the US to enact historic preservation. The restaurants are pretty good too.

The cost is $599

Contact betsy@sustainabilityinstitutesc.org.

TRAINING AGENDA

Wednesday, Jan 11th
-Introduction
-Organizations and Resources
-Safety
-Codes and Regulations
-Building Science

Thursday, Jan. 12th
-Building Science
-Mechanical Systems
-Historic Construction

Friday, Jan, 13th
- Approaches to Weatherization
- BPI Blower Door
-CAZ Testing

Saturday, Jan 14th
- Test
-Field work, the group will be split in half, with some students going to a historic house currently being studied by Kris King to examine historic construction, the other half will come to historic 113 Calhoun to practice multiple point blower doors.  The two groups will switch halfway through the day. 

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