Craftsmen of Homes


Roanoke & Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia

January 31: Green Build Roanoke - Insulation Workshop for Designers & Builders

This workshop uses an expert panel of presenters, members of the Roanoke Regional Homebuilders Association, to explore the following topics:

  • Recommended insulation options & strategies for new construction
  • Recommend insulation options & strategies for renovations / deep energy retrofits (DER's)
  • Cost Benefit Analysis:  cost effective insulating solutions
  • 2009 Energy Code:  current requirements
  • 2012 Energy Code:  anticipated requirements
  • Best Practices for successful insulation projects
  • Best Practices for designers, builders & remodelers: how they support a successful install
  • Worst Practices for designers, builders & remodelers: top things NOT to do
  • Air Tightness Concerns
  • ASHRAE 62.2 Ventilation Requirements:  Review + Planning For
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Quality Assurance for Insulation Installs:  Recommended Policies & Procedures
  • Quality Control for Insulation Installs:  site control work by installers, and by builders