Challenges and Opportunities with large Building Air Tightness Testing – A Review of the Latest Processes and TechnologiesFebruary 12, 2020
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
8:00 pm: Presentation
BSS Holder (OBEC Member)/OAA Members: $28.00 + $3.64 HST = $31.64
Programs like the Toronto Green Standard, ENERGY STAR Multifamily and Passive House are encouraging air tightness testing of large buildings and a code requirement has been proposed for as early as 2020. Let’s talk about the process, the equipment, the standards and the training that is required to make testing practical and repeatable. Then, have you heard about the new compelling technology, AeroBarrier, that empowers any designer or builder to achieve Passive levels of air tightness on virtually any project? Case studies of this important technology and the opportunities and challenges it offers will be outlined in this session.
Gord Cooke is President of Building Knowledge Canada and a Partner with Construction Instruction Inc.in the US. Gord is a professional engineer, an educator, trainer and consultant with over 30 years of experience in the low and high-rise residential building industry. Gord has particular expertise in applied building science, energy efficient housing initiatives, innovative HVAC systems, ventilation and Indoor Air Quality. He has developed and delivered a multitude of workshops internationally in these fields with the goal to assist builders and their trades build better, more efficient, comfortable and durable homes.
Gord is a regular contributor of articles to industry magazines, has been chairman of CSAF280 Standards Development committees, the recipient of the EEBA Excellence in Building, Legacy Award, and Ontario Home Builders Hall of Fame Inductee.
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