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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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Friday, February 16 • 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Mold: a building science approach

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When mold problems are discovered in a property, it’s valuation begins plunging towards zero. A proper diagnosis and appropriate repairs and modifications are urgently needed. Waves of public concern have spawned a lucrative mold abatement industry that has fleeced the public and the insurance companies for big bucks. Ridiculous diagnoses and expensive and often ineffective repairs have been the result. This session will take a building science approach. Case studies will demonstrate some common indoor mold problems and dos and don’ts in dealing with them, safely, effectively and affordably.

AIA 1.25 LU/HSWs, ASHI 1 CE credit, BPI 1.25 CEUs, DSPS 1 CEU towards Dwelling Contractor Qualifier Certification, 1 CEU towards UDC-Construction Inspector Certification, GBCI 1 CE hour, IACET 0.1 CEU, NAHB, NARI 1.25 CEUs, RESNET 1.25 PD credits

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Mac Pearce

Mac has a Masters Degree in Public Health from the University of Minnesota. He has consulted on mold and moisture problems for over 20 years and has investigated problems in thousands of homes and buildings. He has taught hundreds of classes in his area of expertise. Mac has a scientific... Read More →

Friday February 16, 2018 12:45pm - 2:00pm CST