This session will discuss the basics of air and thermal boundaries and how to identify them. We will discuss strategies and tools for determining where these boundaries should be located and if they are effective.
John Carrigan, NYSWDA's Assistant Director of Training, has 25 years of experience in residential construction and the home performance industry. John's experience includes management and coordination of low-income programs including Weatherization and NYSERDA's EmPower, along with housing rehabilitation grants such as HOME, RESTORE, ACCESS, and CDBG grants that provide assistance to seniors and low-income families. John's certifications include BPI Building Analyst Professional, Envelope Professional, Heating Professional, Manufactured Housing Professional, HEP QC Inspector, NREL Multifamily QC Inspector, and HEP Energy Auditor. John is also certified in EPA RRP Lead Renovator and the OSHA 30 hour Construction Safety.
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
This session will provide strategies for achieving more effective air sealing results using a variety of methods discussed in Part 1. Practical use of targeted air sealing, series leakage testing, zone testing, and blower door-assisted infrared scanning will be covered.