POSTPONED - Partner Event: Top 10 Best Practices for Today’s Homebuilder

Learn the latest and greatest techniques being used today to build energy efficient homes.

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Gain info that every builder must know to keep pace with building code changes and ahead of homebuyer expectations—and earn 7 CEs while you’re at it!

This training will cover our Top 10 "Good, Better & Best" approaches to quality home construction and will share practical insights from the job site. The topics presented will help you stay on top of your game and increase the energy efficiency, comfort and durability of the homes you’re building.

Click here to preview the complete Top 10 list >>

Join BetterBuiltNW for this free one-day training (lunch provided) and learn the latest and greatest techniques being used today to build energy efficient homes.

Learning Objectives
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Attendees will learn about:
  • Common barriers to energy-efficient home construction
  • Building science fundamentals & moisture management
  • Ways to improve envelope design & performance
  • Advanced mechanical systems, lighting, & appliances
  • New + existing utility programs & energy-efficiency incentives

When & Where
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Spokane, WA
Spokane Builders Association
5813 E 4th Ave Suite 201, Spokane Valley, WA (map)

CEs & Cost
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Continuing Education
ICC: 0.7 CEs
BPI: 3.5 units

Course Fee

Questions? Contact or 503-968-7160 x20.

This training brought to you thanks in part to:


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Architects, Builders/Contractors, Code Officials, Raters/Verifiers

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Bruce Sullivan
Bruce Sullivan: Bruce operates Base Zero LLC to promote greater sustainability in residential construction through training, consulting and direct service to contractors. He has been involved in energy efficient construction since 1983. He has worked for Earth Advantage (EA), Oregon State University Extension Service, Eugene Water & Electric Board and Iris Communications Inc. He has been a primary content developer for EA education programs, including Sustainable Homes Professional certification, Building with Ducts Inside Conditioned Space curriculum and Zero Energy Homes trainings. In 2006, Bruce’s personal high-performance residence was honored with the NAHB Research Center’s EnergyValue Housing Award and the NAHB Green Building Award, and construction on his own zero energy home was completed in 2015.