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Do you have your finger on the pulse of the latest products and services on the market? Are there new techniques and approaches to investigate? What are others in the industry doing that you’re not? Find out February 14–16, 2018 at North America’s largest event dedicated to cold climate residential building. Register now, then download the program book and check out these tips before you go.


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Thursday, February 15 • 3:15pm - 4:30pm
The OA Awesome House: a case study

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Turning a 1927 1,200 sf home into a 3,500 sf home in under four months is no easy feat, let alone in the dead of winter. Achieving 1 ACH with over half the home intact and certifying GreenStar Gold, upped the ante. The house boasts no-VOC finishes, cutting-edge smart home technology, cabinetry from Finland that uses 49% less material and a wall that is so resilient we dubbed it “The Awesome Wall.” This session will review the materials, systems, and process used to achieve our goals. Drawings and specifications for wall sections included, because they are... awesome!

AIA 1.25 LU, ASHI 1 CE credit, BPI 1.25 CEUs, DSPS 1 CEU towards Dwelling Contractor Qualifier Certification, GBCI 1 CE hour, IACET 0.1 CEU, NAHB, NARI 1.25 CEUs


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Michael Anschel

Otogawa-Anschel Design Build
Michael is a nationally recognized expert on green design and building with over 23 years of experience. He writes for various publications and trains and speaks at events around the country. Michael is the owner of OA Design-Build, an award winning and nationally celebrated firm... Read More →


Thursday February 15, 2018 3:15pm - 4:30pm CST
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