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Oct. 25, 2011: Home Energy Trainer Conference to Feature Presentation on Blended Learning

October 25, 2011
MINNEAPOLIS — The Energy Conservatory announced that Frank Spevak, VP of sales and marketing, will be a featured co-presenter at the 2011 ACI Home Energy Trainer Conference being held Nov. 1-2, 2011, at the Hilton Charlotte Center City, Charlotte, N.C.

Spevak’s presentation, with co-presenter Chris Compton of HVACRedu.net, is titled Blended Learning. It’s in the Delivery, and is scheduled for Nov. 1 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. This session will discuss the importance of incorporating blended learning methods to deliver quality building science training. It will explore a variety of computer tools, simulators, and physical training devices designed to engage the audience for an improved learning experience.

ACI is a not-for-profit organization that is a resource for information, education, and best practices in the home performance and weatherization industry. In addition to the Spevak/Compton presentation at the conference, additional sessions will cover teaching adults with varied learning styles; integrating the use of diagnostic tools and props; best practices in curriculum development, including delivery through evaluation; and more.

The conference is intended for trainers seeking certifications, such as BPI, RESNET, and other professional accreditations; public or private sector instructors who deliver seminars, workshops, and training; new or experienced trainers looking to develop or improve their skills; and educators and administrators at community colleges, trade schools, and vo-tech schools offering HVAC programs.

For more information on the 2011 ACI Home Energy Trainer Conference, visit www.acitrainer.org.

For more information on The Energy Conservatory, visit www.energyconservatory.com. For more information on HVACRedu.net, visit www.hvacredu.net.

Publication date: 10/24/2011