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How to Build a High-Performance Home

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You don’t have to build a tiny house to have small utility bills, and you don’t have to be rich to afford an energy-efficient home. This two-day course provides an excellent overview of what you need to know to build an energy-efficient home, from upgrades costing only a few hundred dollars, up to a Net Zero Energy home. The first day focuses on design, space planning and the building science that make homes efficient. The second day focuses on building techniques, materials, performance testing, and using the newly released Appraisal Institute tool to manage lender appraisals. You’ll see and feel samples of alternative, high-performance materials and get a feel for how they work. Updated this year will be a discussion on small homes (under 1,000 square feet) and how they can live bigger than they are. Small homes are in growing demand among people looking for less maintenance, for homes that fit their budgets or simply want to make a lower impact on the environment.

Class Details

2 Sessions
Weekly - Tue, Thu

Kirkwood Center for Lifelong Learning

. DPO Construction LC 

CEUs : 0.36

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Please read:  "Double Your Fun" offerings are priced for two participants. Only one person has to sign up and register for the class. The second participant will be required to register during the first meeting time of the class.



Registration Closes On
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
3/13/2018 - 3/15/2018 Weekly - Tue, Thu 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Cedar Rapids, Kirkwood Center for Lifelong Learning  Map, Room: 212 . DPO Construction LC 

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