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Avoiding Indoor Air Quality Concerns in a Shifting Market

GBCI: 0920019133

In this presentation, E3 INNOVATE provides an update on the current and future air leakage requirements for Davidson county and surrounding areas and discusses the importance of proper ventilation.
Eligible for 1.0 CE HOUR.
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The market is on the move. Codes are requiring tighter construction and homeowners are more concerned than ever about indoor air quality. How do the latest air leakage requirements impact IAQ and how can one aspect of the code pose such a risk to the health of occupants?

In this presentation, E3 INNOVATE provides an update on the current and future air leakage requirements for Davidson county and surrounding areas and discusses the importance of proper ventilation. Erik Daugherty, owner and founder of E3, will also share what every architect, builder, and HVAC contractor needs to know about creating effective fresh air strategies and how to avoid risks associated with tight envelope construction.

Objectives

  1. Outline the latest envelope leakage and ventilation requirements and describe how those requirements impact indoor air quality
  2. Explain the risks associated with tight envelopes and improper ventilation
  3. Provide examples of challenges with indoor air quality that new homeowners have experienced
  4. Design strategies for creating safe and healthy indoor environments that mitigate mold, mildew, and radon concerns
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USGBC Tennessee
Nashville, TN
United States

Leaders

Erik Daugherty

owner E3 INNOVATE, LLC