Home performance guru Corbett Lunsford has performed energy audits and performance testing on hundreds of homes, and he wants to share the goldmine he's discovered with you. Join Corbett and friends for a full day of hands-on practice testing residential air leakage, insulation, HVAC, and electrical systems. Experience Corbett's high-energy presentations and his Performance Testing Playground in partnership with TruTech Tools, and get exclusive discounts on training materials, books, and test equipment.
FREE BUILDING SCIENCE CRASH COURSE FOR REAL ESTATE PROS
8-9am on Thursday Feb 27
In one exhilarating and hilarious hour, learn everything you need to command more in the fast-evolving homes marketplace. Understand all the new building codes, green building certifications, and ways to increase income, client confidence, referrals, and property value.
STICK AROUND for speed networking with your local home performance experts and contractors who'll help you apply your new knowledge & improve your bottom line immediately!
DAY ONE PRO TRAINING: $50
morning: Profiting From The Power Of Performance Testing
You went to training, got certified, and bought the diagnostic equipment. But if you're not using all of that on EVERY job, you're tragically missing out! Diagnostic testing is much more than a bunch of math and science: it is nothing less than your chance to PROVE that you kick the competition's butts! If you're not out there proving it, someone else is certainly trying to prove the opposite. Get introduced to 5 simple ways you can make more money doing better work for happier clients, using performance testing. Learn how to pinpoint exactly what's going wrong in a home, how to illustrate it to for client, and how to verify that you did a terrific job.
afternoon: Performance Testing Playground
Team up with TruTech Tools in an interactive experimentation area where attendees can try things with tools that you're too busy to try at the office and too scared to try in front of your clients. Blower doors, duct testers, airflow meters, pressure tests- find out for yourself what happens when you push THAT button!
FREE HOMEOWNER/HOMEBUYER WORKSHOP & DINNER
6-8pm on Thursday Feb 27
Local homeowners will learn that Proof Is Possible with home performance testing. Corbett shows 3 DIY first steps toward better home performance, and demonstrates the contractor-homeowner relationship of the future, which works for his own Chicago clients!
DAY TWO CERTIFICATION TRAINING: $150 (limit 15 participants)
9am-5pm: DET (Duct & Envelope Tightness) Verifier Course
Corbett's 1-day hands-on training introduces the skills necessary to become a Duct and Envelope Tightness (DET) Verifier, certified to perform the diagnostic testing required for new homes by the 2009 and 2012 International Energy Conservation Code. If you've been thinking about getting BPI or HERS Rater Certified but can't yet make the investment, this DET Verifier certification can be your bridge into offering home performance testing services.
WHO WE ARE:
Corbett founded the Building Performance Workshop, and hosts the Building Performance Podcast and the Prescription Home Performance TV show. He is the author of Home Performance Diagnostics: the Guide to Advanced Testing, and the developer of BPI Exam Prep, HERS Rater Exam Prep, and the APT Reports software tool and. Corbett also serves as Executive Director of the non-profit Illinois Association of Energy Raters & Home Performance Professionals.
Most well-known nationally for the high-quality technical videos his company produces (www.youtube.com/greendreamgroup), Corbett has made it his mission to package home performance so it can be easily and profitably used by construction pros and consumers worldwide. In addition to the hundreds of high, middle, and low-income comprehensive home performance analyses he has performed, Corbett has presented at conferences including National Healthy Homes, Affordable Comfort (ACI), EEBA, RESNET, Better Buildings: Better Business, and Green Festival.
Joe Medosch specializes in training on Retrotec tools, and has trained and consulted on home performance testing, analysis, and energy management across the US. He has developed and implemented unique technology-based training tools for the high performance construction and retrofit industry, including the new energy management curriculum for use in the Technical College System of Georgia.
TruTech Tools, founded by diagnostic tool legends Bill Spohn and Jim Bergmann, is the premier supplier of home performance diagnostic equipment. They have created countless training videos and downloads to help pros understand how, when and where to use the best tools for the job. More at TruTechTools.com
When & Where
Sponsored by Dow Building Solutions
www.DowBuildingSolutions.com Energy turns the wheels of progress, but an earnest desire to make the world a better place for future generations fuels Dow’s dedication to energy efficiency and commitment to the future.