Advanced Cold Climate Home Building Techniques (16 continuing education credits) This is a two-day, intensive workshop presenting energy-efficient building techniques for builders, designers, planners, and homeowners. It is an excellent opportunity to learn the latest construction methods related to residential energy efficiency.
This course meets the State of Alaska Division of Occupational Licensing educational requirements that qualify general contractors to take the state Residential Endorsement exam.
The building technologies introduced are based on energy conservation through the use of insulation, air/vapor retarders, insulating windows, and controlled ventilation systems, among other methods. ACHP Instructors are well trained and highly experienced with state-of-the-art building methods. They teach techniques for maximum energy efficiency and conservation for homes built in northern climates. ACHP has prepared and published a manual for this workshop, Northern Comfort: Advanced Cold Climate Home Building Techniques, which is included electronically in the $450 cost of the class.