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The US Department of Energy’s Building America program will be offering a special, five-part workshop series for builders and homeowners involved in rebuilding Greensburg as a healthy, energy efficient and affordable town.

Each workshop will include a 1/2-day tour of current re-construction projects in Greensburg where participants will learn about and examine best practice construction methods. The field visit will be followed by a 1/2-day in-class training session lead by residential construction experts from Building America project teams.

Schedule & Registration

Greensburg, Kansas
Building Greensburg - Part 1
Saturday, September 8, 2007

Location

"Public Meeting Room" in the City temporary offices located at the southwest corner of the Courthouse Square
Greensburg, KS

Agenda

The seminar will begin at 9am. Click here for a detailed agenda.

Please note that the curriculum outlined below may change to best suit the registered participants. Interested parties are encouraged to enroll early.

Date   Schedule Speakers
Sept. 8 Part 1 House Design and Foundation Systems
Course Introduction
Module 1: House Design for a Mixed-Humid Climate
Module 3: Foundations and Site Work
Joseph Lstiburek
Building Science Corporation

Alex Lukachko
Building Science Corporation
tba Part 2 Framing
Module 2: Building America Systems Engineering
Module 4: Framing
Walk-through 1: Foundation
Walk-through 2: Framing
Joseph Lstiburek
Building Science Corporation
(or)
Alex Lukachko
Building Science Corporation
tba Part 3 Mechanical Systems and Airtightness
Module 5: Water Management
Module 6: Airtightness
Walk-through 2: Framing
Walk-through 3: Airtightness
Kohta Ueno
Building Science Corporation

Alex Lukachko
Building Science Corporation
tba Part 4 Enclosure
Module 7: Mechanical System Design and Selection
Module 8: Insulation
Module 9: Exterior Cladding Systems
Walk-through 3: Airtightness
Walk-through 4: Insulation
Peter Baker
Building Science Corporation
(or)
Alex Lukachko
Building Science Corporation
tba Part 5 Finishes, Testing and Commissioning
Module 10: Measuring Building Performance
Module 11: Mechanical System Commissioning
Module 12: Owning an Energy-efficient Home
Walk-through 4: Insulation
Walk-through 5: Testing and Commissioning
Kohta Ueno
Building Science Corporation

Registration

Follow the link below to register online for this seminar. There is no cost for this seminar but registration is limited to builders, homeowners, and members of city and state agencies. For questions about registration, please call Jeff Melvin at 617-800-2633.


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