Large Building Airtightness Testing (September 27-29, 2017)

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
• Differences between residential and commercial tests
• Building science and driving forces of air leakage
• Testing standards and code requirements
• Test considerations and planning
• Required materials and equipment
• First-hand experience with setup and use of blower door equipment
• Trouble-shooting common problems encountered during testing

This workshop concludes with a full live test at the Centre for Applied Research in Sustainable Infrastructure (CARSI) at Red River College, which will incorporate diagnostic tools and data analysis.

INSTRUCTORS

Cory Carson
Cory is a Mechanical Engineering Technologist with over five years of experience in applied research related to energy efficiency, who has tested over 40 large buildings for airtightness.

Kevin Knight
Kevin is a building envelope authority with over 30 years of experience in field observation and testing, commissioning, research, education and training.

Gary Proskiw
Gary is a mechanical engineer with 40 years of experience; he has conducted hundreds of airtightness tests on houses and commercial buildings and has been active in code and standard development.

COURSE DATE AND COST
Location: Red River College, 2055 Notre Dame Avenue, Winnipeg, MB CA
Dates: September 27-29, 2017
Times: 8:30am-4:30pm (will end at 2pm on Sept. 29 to allow travel time)
Cost: $1,495 + GST (Cost includes parking, lunch and morning coffee)

REGISTRATION
Registration FormTechSolutionsRegistration

Call or Email:
Cory Carson (204.631.3325 | ccarson31@rrc.ca)
Louise Wood (204.632.3017 | lowood@rrc.ca)

ADDITIONAL COURSE INFORMATION:
Rob Spewak, TAC Manager
204.632.2357 | rspewak@rrc.ca | rrc.ca/betac