February 19 - 21, 2019
Las Vegas, NV
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Building Resiliency: Lessons from the Field

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Thursday, January 11 | 1:30 - 2:30 PM

Location: OCCC - West Concourse, Level 3, Room W 311 C

Format: Building Knowledge Session Level of Content: Intermediate

Who Should Attend: Subcontractors and Specialty Trade Contractors, Designers, Architects, Engineers and Planners, Single Family - All

Track: Home Technology & Performance

Speaker(s): Mary Uher, MS, APA-The Engineered Wood Association, Tacoma , Washington | Chuck Ellison | Tom Stokes, Truland Homes, Spanish Fort, Alabama | Billy Ward, CGP,CGB, BuildSOS, Port Allen, Louisiana

What It's About:

Modern building codes provide a strong foundation for building homes to resist hurricanes, floods and other natural hazards. Yet, many builders are finding a niche by voluntarily implementing practices to construct even more resilient homes. Through a series of case studies, this builder panel will share their stories and successes on making this additional resiliency part of their homes and business plans. Learn how they got started and get tips to use for your business.

What You'll Learn:

  • Establish how to assess hazard risks and identify opportunities to reduce exposure.
  • Explore how to incorporate resilient construction practices and techniques into all of the homes you build.
  • Discover existing programs and opportunities that recognize the value of more resilient building.
  • Review a local program that pairs credible builders and trade professionals with homeowners in need of services, while offering funding solutions and third-party quality assurance.

Continuing Education: NAHB - 1.00 CE hour(s), NKBA - 0.1 CEU(s)

How to Attend:

Participants must be registered for a full registration package or a 1-day education with expo pass package valid for the day of the session they wish to attend. Seating for Building Knowledge sessions will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tags: Designers, Architects, Engineers and PlannersHome Technology & PerformanceSingle Family - AllSubcontractors and Specialty Trade Contractors

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