High Performance Enclosures for Cold Climate Housing


JANUARY 17-18, 2024

Construction Instruction Experience Center | Denver, Colorado


Organized by CHBA for members who are interested in learning more about high performance homes, this training is provided by Construction Instruction, who specialize in delivering hands-on training at their Colorado Experience Center, providing leading building professionals with the tools needed to apply building science principles while integrating cost-effective, practical solutions to build better, longer lasting, healthier homes. 

This instructional event will cover the following topics:

  • Building science of high-performance enclosure.
    • In lab case studies of high-performance wall assemblies
    • In-classroom review of building science basics heat, air, moisture flow
    • Foundation systems that last.
    • Review of house as a system concept for low load, cold climate homes
  • Airtightness: Best practices for achieving less than 1.5 ACH.
  • Water Management: Test building components in the lab; windows, flashing, WRB.
  • Canadian Codes and Standards:
    • Energy Tiers: Performance vs Prescriptive Compliance.
    • Cost-effective wall systems for high performance homes.
    • GHG Emissions: learn about what to expect in relation to operational and embodied carbon 



Details at a Glance

What: Ci Live, in Denver Colorado - High Performance Enclosures
Where: Unit 100 - 850 Argonne Street, Denver, CO
When: Jan 17-18, 2024
Instructor: Andy Oding (Canadian expert)
Price: $995 CAD
Capacity: Maximum 3 participants/company as capacity is limited!
Meals: Breakfast and lunch included both days
Accommodations: Accommodations are to be booked separately. There are several hotels within walking distance from the location. Construction Instruction hotel recommendations and corporate rates can be found here.