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      Free Event: New RI Energy Code Update & Building Science at Douglas Lumber in Smithfield

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      November 13, 2019

      Wednesday   9:00 AM

      125 Douglas Pike
      Smithfield, Rhode Island

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      Free Event: New RI Energy Code Update & Building Science at Douglas Lumber

      Please join us at Douglas Lumber for a presentation offered FREE of charge by National Grid on techniques and materials that architects, design professionals, engineers, builders and contractors can use to help meet the current residential energy code and result in high performance building envelopes. Continuing Education hours will be available for Building Officials, AIA, Contractor and BPI This event will include complimentary lunch                                                          Introduction to Building Science - An overview of the fundamental principles of energy and moisture transfer, and how homes are designed and built to control them. We will focus on the building enclosure in residential remodel/renovation and new construction projects. Participants will learn about best practice strategies for building assemblies, from foundations through roofs. Using case studies, exercises, and discussion we will show proven methods that have enabled builders and designers to build cost effective high-performance homes. Zero Energy Homes - Explore basic design considerations required to achieve low energy use homes. We will also identify construction techniques and best practices that are critical to achieve high-performance buildings, and provide an understanding of the certification process and the role of consultants, standards, and verification. Provisions of the newly adopted Rhode Island Energy Conservation Codes will be summarized along with the voluntary Rhode Island Residential Stretch Code Schedule: 9:00AM - 9:30AM        Check-In and Registration 9:30AM – 12:00PM -    Intro to Building Science, Zero Energy Homes, Newly adopted RI Energy Codes and RI Stretch Code 12:00PM - 12:30PM -   Complimentary lunch

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