Retrofit: Best Practices by the Experts

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 9:00am to 12:15pm
Presenter: 
Peter Yost
Address of Training: 
The Conservation Center
54 Portsmouth Street
Concord, NH 03301
United States
Agenda: 

Peter will lead this workshop to share and educate REPA Members about best practices for retrofits.  He will cover those difficult situations that make us think of “What would Peter do?”.  With the frequently challenging question on best practices for those tough-to-retrofit old homes, and even new homes, in New Hampshire.  Topics include leaky capes that hardly have insulation, a wet basement, and dormers with very low pitched roof.  Peter will also cover water infiltration and preventative methods, and best practices for those old windows. Bring your “what would you do” questions and we’ll have time to ask Peter. BiographyPeter Yost is Vice President - Technical Services for BuildingGreen, Inc. in Brattleboro, Vermont. He has been building, researching, teaching, writing, and consulting on high-performance homes for more than 25 years. His expertise stretches from construction waste management and advanced framing to energy efficiency and building durability.Peter has made significant contributions to the work of many leading homebuilding organizations and initiatives — NAHB Research Center, Building Science Corporation, 3-D Building Solutions, EEBA, Masco's Environments for Living® program, USGBC's LEED for Homes and REGREEN programs, and the US Department of Energy's BuildingRead more: http://www.greenbuildingadvisor.com/team/peter-yost#ixzz4uTCAWBcT