Ci Live sessions are training events for those in the industry who want to learn both the science and application of advanced building science principles. You’ll learn how to simplify projects, reduce labor costs and defects, improve overall building performance, and sell the value of high-performance to your clients.

Session Topics

The Design Process and the Role of Architects and Building Designers

Understanding the Building Permit Process & the Challenges of Meeting Code Changes

How Builders Work With Trade Contractors and Material Supplies to Make Choices

Explanation of the Terminology of the Construction Industry

The Basics of Building Science That Affects Choices & Performance.

The Finishing Steps and Closing Process for Homebuyers

The Essential Elements of After Sales Service & Warranty Obligations

Who Should Attend Ci Live?

  • Anyone newly involved in the Residential Building Industry 
    • Designers and Architects New to the Industry
    • New Employees of General Contractors, Energy Raters, or Building Officials. 
    • Employees of Manufacturers or Building Supply Companies 
    • Builders, General Contractors, Architects, Manufacturers, Suppliers, Distributers, Sales Reps, Energy Raters, Purchasing Managers, Engineers, 
  • Level: Beginner
  • Prerequisites: None


Schedule Overview

  • Doors to Ci Live open at 8am.
  • Breakfast & Lunch will be provided each day. 
  • Day 1: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Followed by a Happy Hour and Q&A session with informal discussions, hands-on product demo's, and more. 
  • Day 2: 8:30am - 3:30pm
    • Allowing for an evening flight home if necessary.

What You Will Accomplish


  • Be able to appreciate the challenges of the entire building process for residential builders. 
  • A basic understating of construction terminology, building science and scheduling. 
  • The obligations builders have with respect to building codes and warranties.
  • Identify how builders make important decision on materials, trade contractors, 
  • Identify how builders assess total costs and what goes into their final decision process. 


Take A Virtual Tour of Ci Live!