Building & Renovating a Healthy, Energy-Efficient Home

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For the month of February, the Maine Indoor Air Quality Council will be is presenting its popular residential construction training series on Building & Renovating a Healthy, Energy-Efficient Home. These programs teach construction practices that optimize energy efficiency measures as well as minimize the risk of moisture and indoor air quality problems in new and existing homes.

Sessions will be held Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons on Zoom, starting February 2 and ending March 2.

February 2-3, 2021:  Foundations

February 9-10, 2021:  Building Shell

February 23-24, 2021:  HVAC

March 2-3, 2021:  Renovations

Forum topics include:  The pending changes to Maine’s building code; A primer on ASHRAE 62.2-2016; sizing heat pumps; sizing ventilation systems and ERVs/HRVs; installing ventilation systems; radon mitigation; mold testing and understanding the lab report; basement renovations; mold remediation; and high performance tapes, wraps, and building products.

Building contractors and subcontractors, architects, engineers, codes enforcement officials, home inspectors, building supply representatives, product manufacturers, insurance representatives, mortgage lenders, real estate professionals, and home energy improvement professionals are encouraged and invited to attend.

Note:  Registration for each session is limited to 60 participants.


$99 per topic for Maine Indoor Air Quality Council Members

$119 per topic for nonmembers

If you want to attend a program but need some financial assistance to do so, please just contact 207-626-8115 or

Please visit for more information on certificates, trainers, and continuing education information.

New Hampshire Chapter, U.S. Green Building Council