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Seattle Monthly Education Meeting - Emerging Trends in Building Science - New Strategies & Products for Building the Future l

May 2017 Education session trends building science new products
When May 24, 2017
from 07:00 PM to 09:30 PM
Where Phinney Neighborhood Center
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HEAR FROM PRESENTERS & JOIN IN COLLABORATIVE CONVERSATIONS

Wednesday, May 24, 2017   7:00 - 9:00 PM

COME EARLY 6:30 – 7:00 PM   Join Us for Free Refreshments & Networking

Phinney Neighborhood Association, lower brick building 6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle, WA

 

The way we build is being driven by new materials, codes and techniques. A better understanding of building science is guiding the way we think about building and conservation. Come learn about exciting new options that you can incorporate into your home or next project.

 

TOPICS WILL INCLUDE: Important changes in HVAC equipment on the horizon; Innovative wall systems; Phase change materials; Steady state cooling; Using big data to improve how smart homes work for us.

OUR SPEAKERS:

 

Dan Wildenhaus, CLEAResult. As a Building Science Manager, Dan is immersed in what is required to create high performance buildings. His 22 years working for both a contractor and a rating company includes energy audits and ratings, and analysis for private clients in new construction and the existing buildings market.

Albert Rooks, Small Planet Workshop (Small Planet Supply), President. This company that began in Olympia is now a key importer and distributor of passive house components. In 2015, Albert and Tad Everhart co-founded CertiPhiers Cooperative, an internationally accredited building rater, verifying projects built to PHAUS standards.

Tom Balderston, Balderston Associates, Sr. Green Building Consultant. With 25 years as a green builder/ designer/contractor and over 10 as a technical lead with Conservation Services Group in Seattle, Tom has used his expertise to start up the ENERGY STAR New Homes Program, train auditors and contractors, and develop specifications for weatherization and green building programs.

Chris van Daalen is Principal Investigator of the Code Innovations Database (www.CodeInnovations.org), a Northwest EcoBuilding Guild advocacy research program. A lifelong environmental activist, Chris has been an entrepreneur and social enterprise consultant to “green economy” organizations and firms for 25+ years.

Thank you to this month’s sponsors:

Seattle Monthly Education Meeting - Emerging Trends in Building Science - New Strategies & Products for Building the Future l

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Free for members; $10 suggested non-member donation. More info at: http://www.ecobuilding.org/events

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