High performance homes: the practical approach

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High performance homes: the practical approach

Time: November 13, 2013 from 8am to 1pm
Location: Lunda Center, Western Technical College
Street: 319 7th Street North
City/Town: La Crosse, WI
Website or Map: http://www.ecw.org/university…
Phone: 608-210-7114
Event Type: training
Organized By: Energy Center University
Latest Activity: Oct 15, 2013

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Join us to discuss the practical building approaches, currently being used across the state of Wisconsin, that are raising the bar when it comes to home construction. We'll take a look at the history of construction practices and review important building science principles. However, we'll quickly move into the techniques and materials that allow builders to take homes to the next level in comfort, durability and affordability. The latest trends in moisture control, framing, air tightness and indoor air quality will be explored. In addition, we'll offer a unique opportunity to ask the technical director of the Focus on Energy New Homes Program questions about the latest residential energy efficient construction practices. Come prepared to ask questions and share your experiences.

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