International Builders' Show
January 21 - 23, 2020
Las Vegas, NV
JAN 21-23, 2020

HP Blunders & How to Avoid Them: Common Mistakes with Insulation, Flashing & HVAC [DEMO]

Wednesday, February 20 | 3:00 - 3:30 PM

Event Type: Live Demo

Location: LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145

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Matt Whitbeck  | Kevin Ireton  | Gord Cooke

What It's About:

A demo at the 2017 HPBZOne of the biggest challenges with high performance building is getting buy-in and proper installation from subcontractors, especially if they don’t understand it. In this presentation, we’ll help you help your subs by demonstrating the critical details that installers often get wrong.

What You’ll See and Learn:

Attendees examine the frame built at the 2017 HPBZ

  • The most common insulation mistakes
  • Three things you’re not doing that would keep your windows from leaking
  • Why you should never seal ducts with duct tape
  • Why the air handler should never be in the attic—unless it’s insulated.

Learn more about the HPBZ Demo Stage & Building Performance Lab.

How to Participate:

Attendees watch a demo at the 2017 HPBZDemos and activities in the High Performance Building Zone are free to attend and no pre-registration is required. To participate, please visit the HPBZ at the date, time and location indicated above. Seating will be available.

Continuing Education:

NAHB - 0.5 CE hour(s)

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