Attendees of the event will include hvac contractors, insulation contractors, builders, architects, code officials, building inspectors, public health officials, and other professionals. Training, hands-on opportunities, educational sessions, and a trade show are all a part of the conference, which is sponsored by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). Other supporters include the Conservation Services Group (CSG), the Affordable Comfort® Inc., and the U.S. Environ-mental Protection Agency (EPA).
Seminars include presentations on controlling moisture, mold, and mildew; combustion safety strategies; information on solving thermal defects; and the latest in hvac system testing, repair, and replacement.
Steve Thomas, host of “This Old House” and a spokesperson for NYSERDA, will meet with attendees and present awards at a banquet on May 20. Thomas will also lead a demonstration of home performance testing at a home in Syracuse on the same day.
For more information on this event, call 800-344-4866 or go to www.affordablehomes.org (website).
Publication date: 05/13/2002