Atlanta Building News
April 19, 2011

EarthCraft House Trade Contractor at Southface Energy Institute

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EarthCraft House Trade Contractor at Southface Energy Institute
May 3, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Are you a trade contractor that works on EarthCraft Houses? 

EarthCraft’s Trade Contractor Training will help contractors understand and meet EarthCraft’s above-code HVAC standards, preparing them to offer EarthCraft services to builders, improve their level of customer service and expand their work into the growing green building sector.

The training will include:
•    An overview of the EarthCraft program, including required documentation, the inspection process and scheduling implications 
•    An in-depth review of the EarthCraft Worksheet and Technical Guidelines 
•    Building science essentials, including duct sealing, pressure imbalances, return air pathways and combustion safety issues 
•    Proper Manual J, S and D calculations, ENERGY STAR® requirements and ASHRAE 62.2 ventilation standards 
•    Hands-on blower door and duct blaster instruction

Instructors from EarthCraft program and Southface Energy Institute will facilitate this class.

Note: To become an EarthCraft House builder, you must attend an EarthCraft House class and then submit an application (along with the application fee) to the Greater Atlanta HBA.

Cost: $75 Greater Atlanta HBA member, $100 other HBA member, $150 non-member.
Cont. Ed: 6 CPHB, 6 GA Bldr License

Click here to register to attend. Call 678-775-1469 or email with any questions.

Sponsorship opportunities are available!  Contact Amanda Mathis at or 678-775-1469.


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