Building Science Conference

Have you ever gone to a meeting or training session, come out with lots of valuable information, but then have no idea how to use it in your project?  Not this time.  This three day open forum will take the best of the HVAC Industry, marry it with good Building Science to give birth to a high product.

Discussions will be led by industry professionals who face these problems every day.

Register by Dec. 20 – $1850

Register after Dec. 20 – $2150

Fee includes:

  • 3 nights at the Hilton Garden Inn – Convention Center (Tues, Wed, and Thurs nights)
  • Breakfast, lunch, and snacks each day
  • All training material

Finance through PayPal’s Credit plan for 6 months interest free!

Call us about group rates or rates without the hotel stay.

Bring a friend and enjoy the New Orleans sights in the evenings

Want to stay an extra day or so? Let us know and the hotel will offer a discount rate.

The HVAC industry should  view the home as a  system and our understanding of Building  Science is imperative to the success of our  industry.

  • Why are tighter homes proving to be a design challenge of the HVAC industry?
  • How does the homes ACH (Air Changers per hour) affect heating and cooling?
  • What are the consequences of reducing the Air Changer Per Hour?
  • Why make a home really tight and then add ventilation
  • Why does duct leakage, home design and duct layout have everything to do with each other?
  • Bounus sessions: For any interested, evening sessions on computerized heat loads (Wed.) and Finging your Competitive Advantage (Thurs.)

Session from 8 am to 4pm with working breakfasts & lunches.

Format:

This is an open forum format. Bring your HVAC design problems to share with other contractors and the conference leaders. Discussions with your fellow contractors led by our team of HVAC experts, you can find solutions.

Leaders:

Glenn Hooper:  Glenn,  the owner of Long Island based Residential Energy Conservation, is our Building Science guru. He is a RESNET HERS Rater and a BPI
Building Analyst, Shell specialist and Heating professional. He is also a Passive House Rater, Prior RESNET QA, and ANSI Level 1 Thermographer.

Tim Pierre: Tim is a 33 year veteran of the HVAC industry, working in installation, repair and sales. He also spent eight years as a certified inspector in Building, mechanical, gas, electrical and plumbing in Louisiana. He has been a member of the International Code Council of Building Officials of Louisiana (BOAL) and the Louisiana Mechanical Code Review Board.

 

Other Instructors:

Phil Granier

Josh Delon

 John Walsh

Phil is the owner of Metro Air in New Orleans area. He is a 30+ year veteran in the industry. He is past president of the Louisiana Heat Pump Association. Josh owns Delo Corp. in Riverside Cal. that specializes in both residential and commercial installations. He holds EPA, R410A and Air Balancing Certifications. John is the owner of Training for the Trades. John is a 40+ veteran in the industry, but specialized in refrigeration. John has been offering training to industry professionals since 2001.

For details, contact Training for the Trades at 859-468-6000 or email tftt.org.

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