Morning Workshops

House as a System

Monday, April 23
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Salon D (5th Floor)

This overview of residential energy efficiency is appropriate for future auditors, would-be retrofitters, and anyone else who lives in a house. This workshop starts with the basics of heat, air, and moisture flow, and outlines common building performance problems and their solutions are outlined. Condensation, indoor air quality, and combustion safety will also be covered. Come and get the knowledge you need to understand the lingo, to prepare for more detailed sessions, or to make the right decisions about your own home.

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David Keefe

Manager of Training Services
Vermont Energy Investment Corporation

Dave Keefe, Energy Consultant with the Vermont Energy Investment Corporation, has spent the last 34 years working as both a contractor and teacher to make homes perform better. He has provided more than 1000 technical training sessions to both professionals and homeowners, including building science, energy codes, home energy ratings, low-income weatherization, diagnostic techniques, and installation methods. Dave is known as a personable and effective trainer, and in 2011 was named by ACI Inc as one of “the 25 most instrumental people in building the home performance industry”. Last year he recieved the Linda Wigington Leadership Award.


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