Builders Training Seminar – October 13, 2010

National Lumber recently held a FREE Builders Training Seminar on Wednesday, October 13, 2010 in a new training room above our retail store at 245 Oakland St in Mansfield, MA!

To see pictures from the event, visit our Facebook photo album.

Below is the agenda:

Builders Training Seminar Agenda
Wednesday, October 13, 2010, 8am to 2:30pm

Registration Sign-In – coffee and pastries provided

ENERGY STAR Update on V3 Details: This 3-hour presentation will be presented by Mike Berry and Greg Krantz of ICFI

· Why the change? A re-cap of ENERGY STAR Home’s value
proposition and history.
· Increased energy savings associated with ENERGY STAR
Homes V3 and its relation to 2009 International Energy Code.
· Establishing a V3 HERS Index Target for your new home
· ENERGY STAR V3 Checklist; detailed section reviews
· EPA support, training and commitment

Materials & Equipment for Lead Paint Removal Regulations, Presented by Dennis Brophy, President of “The Dust Doc”

Supplies and information on materials needed to conform to lead paint removal programs.

Lunch Break – a light meal will be provided

The Massachusetts Lead Law plus Legal Issues of Green Construction
Presented by Attorney Andrea Goldman

Great advice and updates on the Massachusetts state programs that involve Remodeling Contractors. Learn about the Massachusetts Lead Law, now referred to as “Lead-Safe Renovation” (no longer RRP). Next, explore potential legal issues with Green construction and the Home Improvement Contractor (HIC) Law.

OSHA in Contracting: The Lead Law
Presented by Attorney Jerry Solomon, OSHA expert

A brief presentation on OSHA in residential contracting and how it
relates to the Massachusetts Lead Law.

Open Q&A Session

It was a great turnout, especially on what was a beautiful day for building, and we hope to hold more of these informative events in the future!

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