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Online Courses

 


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Peter Kulczyk, Green Code Knowledge
ONLINE 24/7  |  $98 Member / $112 Non-member 
Earn CE credits at your convenience without leaving your home! This seven-hour online course focuses on the construction process for a single-family home in Minnesota under the provisions of the 2015 Minnesota Residential Code and 2015 Minnesota Energy Code. This online course has a separate registration page.
 
 



Stephen Yoch, Felhaber Larson
ONLINE 24/7  |  $20 Member / $25 Non-member
Builders are increasingly facing aggressive and hostile homeowners.  Properly handling these individuals can mean the difference between another challenging day at the office which is carefully and effectively resolved versus facing protracted litigation and huge potential liability. 
 
 

 


 

Classroom Courses 

Tuesday
FEB. 26, 2019
Peter Kulczyk, Green Code Knowledge
8:00 AM-3:30 PM  |  $98 Member / $112 Non-member  |  BATC-Housing First MN  |  2960 Centre Pointe Drive, Roseville, MN
This course is designed to clarify some of the perplexing residential building code and energy code requirements regularly encountered in remodeling and new construction by providing the background and intent of these code requirements along with solutions to compliance that are informative and logical.

 

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THURSDAY
FEB. 28, 2019
John Miller, Northstar Associates, Inc. | Alden Pearson, Alden Pearson, P.A.
James Rosenow, Northstar Associates, Inc. | Dan Swanson, Boral Building Products
8:00 AM-3:30 PM  |  $98 Member / $112 Non-member  |  BATC-Housing First MN  |  2960 Centre Pointe Drive, Roseville, MN
The course will cover rigid insulation board technologies, installing flanged new construction vinyl windows with emphasis on proper flashing, sealant and insulation selection and use, specialty claddings, and stone veneers, worksite safety, energy conservation and contracting legal compliance.

 

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TUESDAY
MAR. 5, 2019
FULL DAY OF COURSES: 
$98 MEMBER
$112 NON-MEMBER
John Chapman, University of Minnesota
8:00 AM-12:00 PM  |  $56 Member / $64 Non-member  |  BATC-Housing First MN  |  2960 Centre Pointe Drive, Roseville, MN
This course will provide stormwater training for project managers, contractors, inspectors, and designers in the construction industry. Students will learn about putting together a stormwater pollution prevention plan, management practices, inspections, site plans, MPCA Construction stormwater permits, erosion control, sediment control, dewatering, and more.

 

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Gail Nozal & Cole Larson, S&S Tree and Horticultural Specialists
12:30-1:30 PM  |  $14 Member / $16 Non-member  |  BATC-Housing First MN  |  2960 Centre Pointe Drive, Roseville, MN
Learn how to utilize boulevard and existing landscapes to quantify the economic benefits of sustainable landscape design that will save you money. Information will be provided about boulevard gardens, tree tree species and landscapes that do well in the public spaces. These areas provide benefits such as water conservation, energy conservation using trees, increasing property or lot values by 10-15% and initial cost savings by using existing vegetation on the site.

 

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Logan Nugent, nVent - NUHEAT
1:30-2:30 PM  |  $14 Member / $16 Non-member  |  BATC-Housing First MN  |  2960 Centre Pointe Drive, Roseville, MN
This course will highlight the available types of electric radiant floor heat available on the market. The course will also highlight the various applications and capabilities such as sole heat source options, IoT capabilities and installation techniques. 

 

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Jeff Buch, Brock White
2:30-3:30 PM  |  $14 Member / $16 Non-member  |  BATC-Housing First MN  |  2960 Centre Pointe Drive, Roseville, MN
This course reviews the correct procedures and practices to entering an enclosed area, along with looking at products that will help you protect your workers, as well as meet OSHA standards.

 

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TUESDAY
MAR. 12, 2019
FULL DAY OF COURSES: 
$98 MEMBER
$112 NON-MEMBER
Ross Anderson, The Energy Network Worldwide
8:00-10:00 AM  |  $28 Member / $32 Non-member  |  BATC-Housing First MN  |  2960 Centre Pointe Drive, Roseville, MN
This course will be an in-depth look at the building science behind adding rigid insulation to the exterior of the building. In the first part of the presentation, Ross will discuss the different reasons for adding insulation to the exterior of the building and discuss the scientific reasons for it. In the second part of the presentation, Ross will talk through the installation and use case study examples.

 

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Ted Reiter, Hallmark Building Supplies
10:00-11:00 AM  |  $14 Member / $16 Non-member  |  BATC-Housing First MN  |  2960 Centre Pointe Drive, Roseville, MN
Learn about the role water resistive barriers can play in the environmental impact of construction, effects of what both water and air have on buildings, and how both play a major role in energy consumption and the buildings longevity will be discussed.

 

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Marla Abstetar, Kohler Co.
11:00 AM-12:00 PM  |  $14 Member / $16 Non-member  |  BATC-Housing First MN  |  2960 Centre Pointe Drive, Roseville, MN
Most people don’t plan their environments to accommodate unforeseen changes in ability or even age-related limitations. But when change occurs, their environments can hinder their day-to-day living. In this course, we’ll look the guiding principles of Universal Design and some innovative and highly functional kitchen and bath solutions.

 

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Paul Morin, The Energy Conservatory
12:30-2:00 PM  |  $21 Member / $24 Non-member  |  BATC-Housing First MN  |  2960 Centre Pointe Drive, Roseville, MN
Even many normal homes have severe problems during weather extremes; a wet summer, a cold winter, a snowy winter, a snowy, cold winter. Come and learn what building science tools and techniques are used to troubleshoot a variety of issues in homes.

 

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Scott Arcand, MN Department of Health
2:00-3:30 PM  |  $21 Member / $24 Non-member  |  BATC-Housing First MN  |  2960 Centre Pointe Drive, Roseville, MN
Learn about radon issues including health concerns, how radon enters buildings, how to test for radon, how radon can be fixed, the new radon disclosure law and radon resistant new construction.

 

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Tuesday
mar. 19, 2019
Thomas Klein, ZOTA Professional Training
8:00 AM-4:30 PM  |  $199  |  BATC-Housing First MN  |  2960 Centre Pointe Drive, Roseville, MN
If you are a contractor or property manager, enrolling in lead certification courses is a crucial step in protecting your clients, your firm, your workers, and yourself. Becoming certified follows the Environmental Protection Agency’s Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) rule, which states that if you are paid to perform renovation, repair, or painting work in houses built before 1978, you must be trained to do so. Whether you are in charge of any contracting company, partnership, corporation, or sole proprietorship, or you work on your own, lead renovator training is an important part of keeping your business afloat. The EPA has the ability to fine up to $37,500 per offense, per day to anyone who is not compliant.

 

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