Houses That Work Education is a valuable educational experience geared toward educating building professionals on building science principles and practices to cost effectively solve key construction problems that most affect building performance. Participants will learn how climate, wall/attic/floor assemblies, and building systems affect energy performance, indoor air quality and cost effectiveness.
Builders, Contractors, Engineers, Framing, Plumbing, and HVAC Contractors, Electricians and Energy Raters will learn the impact their profession has on other trades, and how to efficiently build a house that operates as a system.
Designers and architects will learn the specifications and details required to achieve a truly energy and resource-efficient home.
Gord Cooke is a Partner with Construction Instruction Inc. Gord is a professional engineer with more than 25 years of experience in the low- and high-rise residential building industry. As an educator, industry consultant and much sought-after presenter, Gord has a unique talent for taking the building science issues that he sees in the field and presenting them in an easily understood and practical real-world manner. Gord has particular expertise in applied building science, energy efficient housing initiatives, innovative HVAC systems, ventilation and Indoor Air Quality (IAQ). He has developed and delivered a multitude of workshops in these fields, as well as sales and marketing courses for builders and real estate agents to help them best promote the features and benefits of high-performance houses.
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Heart of Florida
Northern Gulf Coast
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and Computer Science
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