Houses That Work for Existing Homes: Remodeling for Energy Efficiency

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Houses That Work for Existing Homes: Remodeling for Energy Efficiency

Time: July 12, 2013 from 8:30am to 5pm
Location: Orlando County Convention Center
Street: 9899 International Drive, South Hall B1
City/Town: Orlando
Website or Map: http://goo.gl/maps/018WF
Phone: 952-881-1098
Event Type: full, day, building, science, training
Organized By: Nancy Bakeman
Latest Activity: Jun 13, 2013

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This session explores cost-effective opportunities to implement energy efficient and high performance technologies, strategies and processes into remodeling projects for existing homes. The fundamentals of building science - air, heat and moisture flow – will be applied to help participants understand how the elements of a house all work together as a system and how this knowledge can be used by remodelers to reduce risks and find the most cost-effective energy improvements for individual homes.  The format of this session recognizes that many remodeling projects are done as specific projects such as window replacement, roofing, residing or a kitchen remodel.  Participants will learn to identify opportunities for specific sectors of the remodeling industry, within the context of whole house opportunities and embracing building science best practice. 

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