Utah Residential Energy Code Training with Gord Cooke

You are invited to learn from leading new home expert, Gord Cooke, Construction Instruction, who will help builders and their sales staff improve their ability to sell the benefits of energy efficient homes and understand cost-effective ways to meet Utah’s energy code. Brent Ursenbach, Salt Lake County Building Official, will give an overview of energy code requirements and provide examples of how builders are complying locally including with the help of a HERS Rater.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 – Classroom Training

Time
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Location
Salt Lake Community College
Larry H Miller Campus
Miller Free Enterprise Center (MFEC) Auditorium
9750 S. 300 W. Sandy UT, 84070 (Map It!)

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Agenda

  • 9 a.m.: Registration
  • 9:15 a.m – 12:15 p.m.: Morning session – How to sell energy-efficient homes effectively with Gord Cooke (Sales staff and realtors are encouraged to attend)
  • 12:15 – 1 p.m.: Lunch provided
  • 1 – 4:30 p.m.: Afternoon session – Building homes that meet Utah energy code with Brent Ursenbach and Gord Cooke (Builder Management are encouraged to attend)

Fee
$20 per day ~ reduced fee thanks to our sponsors
Includes 3 DOPL Credits per session

Thursday, May 17, 2018 – Field training at a home

Time
9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Location
To be determined

Agenda

  • 9 a.m.: Registration
  • 9:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Selling the benefits of energy-efficient homes – Gord Cooke (Open to everyone)

Fee
$20 per day ~ reduced fee thanks to our sponsors
Includes 3 DOPL Credits
Paper bag lunch will be provided
Please RSVP by Thursday, May 10

Gord Cooke: A trainer, author and industry consultant, Gord has been an effective and passionate educator and advocate for better building practices, improved indoor air quality and energy efficiency during the past two decades across North America. Gord brings to his training his technical and mechanical background, the logic and integrity of a professional engineer, and the passion of one committed to helping the residential construction industry build and sell better homes. Based on his home buyer market research, Gord has pioneered a training program designed to assist builders in marketing and selling their high performing, energy efficient homes by communicating their value to their customers.

Brent Ursenbach: Salt Lake County Energy/Mechanical Code Specialist, ICC Combination Inspector and a LEED Accredited Professional.  He retired from HVAC contracting in 2005, after 33 years working in the field, now working as a code official for the past 13 years. He currently serves on the ICC PMG Code Action Committee, ICC Mechanical Code Development Committee, ACCA Educational Institute-Standards Task Team and the Utah Chapter ICC Code Development Committee.  He is Past President on the RMGA (Rocky Mountain Gas Association) Board of Directors and is the Chairman, Utah UBCC Mechanical Advisory Committee. Brent has presented numerous seminars and classes on energy, mechanical and fuel gas code, as well as HVAC design principles.

For questions or more information about this, and future training for both residential and commercial energy code, please contact:
Becky Robbins, Nexant
801.743.1614   |   brobbins@nexant.com

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