Design and Build High Performance Walls and Attics

  • Wednesday, March 13, 2019
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • SDGE Energy Innovation Center, 4760 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92117

Overview

Are you overwhelmed with the new Title 24 walls and attic requirements! Don’t worry, we are here to help. This class examines the do’s and don’ts of designing and building affordable, high performance wall and roof assemblies that deliver energy efficiency, and do not lead to water and moisture failures. Learn how to save on cooling costs by relocating HVAC equipment from attics, and cost-effective approaches for air sealing and air barrier code requirements.

Objectives

  • Learn the most cost-effective approaches to energy efficient wall systems and roof assemblies
  • Discover construction methods to avoid water and moisture related call-backs
  • View photos of the do’s and don’ts from real world installations
  • How to reduce cooling costs by 25% -30%
  • Learn how to determine the best insulation system for different type structures

Speaker

Steve Easley has more than 25 years of industry experience; recognized internationally as a construction consultant specializing in solving building science related problems and educating building industry professionals. He focuses on increasing the energy efficiency, sustainability and performance of construction, reducing costly mistakes that lead to construction defects and potential call-backs. Steve’s mission is to help industry professionals build and remodel structures that are durable, energy efficient, healthy and comfortable to live and work.

Additional Details

Check-In: 8:30 a.m., with breakfast and lunch provided


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This is a project of the San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative, which is partially funded by California utility customers and administered by San Diego Gas & Electric® (SDG&E) under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission. The Center for Sustainable Energy® is a member of the collaborative. Trademarks are property of their respective owners.