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

During this two-day, hands-on training and development event, various topics are covered to discuss applied building science techniques and tools as they relate to HVAC and mechanical systems.

Who Should Attend Ci Live?

  • Anyone involved in the Residential Building Industry 
    • Builders, General Contractors, Architects, Manufacturers, Suppliers, Distributers, Sales Reps, Energy Raters, Purchasing Managers, Engineers, 
  • Level: Advanced
  • Prerequisites: Applied Building Science Preferred

 

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

 

  • Identify how mechanical ventilation and air quality are related to building science and high-performance homes.
  • Learn about the options, alternatives, and challenges to designing and installing properly sized ventilation systems.
  • Ask questions about high-performance building products, techniques, and strategies that can improve your homes in the most cost-effective ways.
  • Use building science to create a decision path to avoid your most significant risks and find the best opportunities for improved performance.
  • Meet the increasing expectations of homeowners while considering the architecture and lifestyle needs of the modern household.
  • Learn how indoor air pollutants are related to construction materials, techniques, and occupant activities.
  • Introduction to the EPA’s new Indoor airPLUS program and discussion of the opportunity for builders, designers, and trades.

 

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