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Level 1 Cavity Installation: Good Grades Mean Low Energy Bills [DEMO]

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Tuesday, January 9 | 3:00 - 3:30 PM

Event Type: Live Demo

Location: High Performance Building Zone - West Concourse, Exhibit Hall WD, Booth W6157

Presenter(s): Gord Cooke  |  Matt Whitbeck  |  Kevin Ireton

A demo at the 2017 HPBZWhat It's About:

As HERS (Home Energy Rating System) scores become more and more important to homeowners and savvy home buyers, insulation installers have to understand that their work is being inspected and graded as part of the rating process. In this demo, you’ll learn how to achieve a top score using a variety of different insulations.

What You’ll See and Learn:

Attendees examine the frame built at the 2017 HPBZ

  • Achieve a top HERS score
  • Air seal first, then insulate
  • Importance of manufacturer’s instructions
  • How to fill cavities, eliminate gaps and avoid compression
  • Installation of fiberglass, mineral wool and BIBS (blown-in blanket system)
  • Detail carefully around wires, pipes and ducts


Learn more about the HPBZ Demo Stage & Building Performance Lab.

Continuing Education: NAHB - 0.5 CE hour(s)

How to Participate:

Attendees watch a demo at the 2017 HPBZDemos and activities in the High Performance Building Zone are free to attend and no pre-registration is required. To participate, please visit the HPBZ (Booth W6157) at the date and time indicated above. Seating will be available.


Tags: Codes, Standards & SafetyCustom BuildingGreen BuildingHigh Performance HomesProduction Building RemodelingSingle Family - AllSmall Volume BuildingSubcontracting & Specialty Trade ContractingSubcontractors and Specialty Trade Contractors

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