September 10, 2019 | 0800 - 1630
Building efficiency is an umbrella concept that encompasses practices such as building envelope, appliances and lighting, water efficiency and user habits. In this course, the house as a system approach will be introduced and weighed against current building codes and homebuyer expectations. Students will learn about opportunities to improve the efficiency of a project from the ground up. Attendees will be presented with each of the major building efficiency components separately then learn how each of them interact with one another.
Chuck Perry is a lecturer at Appalachian State and the owner of PerryBuilt, LLC, a homebuilding, property management and consulting business in Boone, NC. He has 25 years of experience in the residential homebuilding industry and over the years he has developed a passion for high performance construction and sharing better building practices with homebuilders statewide.