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Class Notes: 10/20/2008

October 20, 2008

Course Title: The Hidden Risks of Building Green in Warm and Humid Climates: Why Moisture Problems are Likely and How to Avoid Them

Sponsoring Organization: Liberty Building Forensics Group

Date: Nov. 18, 2008

Location: Houston

Course Description: This seminar identifies the specific reasons that green buildings are at increased risk for failure and what must be done to avoid potentially catastrophic problems. Topics include: Why green buildings are at increased risk of failure; preventing green building failures in warm, humid climates (specific techniques to implement); legal risks of new design concepts; contract risk, contract forms, and risk reduction language; insurance issues for green buildings; and final tips for managing design, construction, and development of successful green buildings. www.libertybuilding.com



Course Title: Installer Certification Training

Sponsoring Organization: HeatSpring Energy

Date: Nov. 18-20, 2008

Location: Atlanta

Course Description: This course is a three-day comprehensive course focused on the installation of geothermal heating and cooling systems. The course includes an open book exam for accreditation as a certified ground-source heat pump installer by the International Ground Source Heat Pump Association. Those who pass the exam will receive an installer’s card and a certificate and will be listed as an accredited geothermal installer. www.heatspring.com

To find out when and where these courses are offered or to find out about other course offerings, click on “Training Track” in the left column.

Publication date: 10/20/2008