Wednesday April 09 2014 - INSULATE RIGHT: Safe Insulation for Homes and Buildings
When: April 9, 2014 from 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Where: Bristol Community College, 777 Elsbree Street, Fall River, MA 02720
Building H, 2nd floor, Room H 209
Best parking areas for H building are 10,11 and 12.
For Construction Supervisors and Designers, Building Inspectors, Weatherizers.
Purpose of the day: To understand the necessity for safe spray foam application and other important aspects of insulation as we make buildings tighter. Learn how to prevent exposures and comply with the law. Discover material options, pros and cons, and strategic uses. Find ways for preventing problems with moisture, mold and pests. Learn to identify what can go wrong and how to prevent it.
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Joan Menard, Vice President of Workforce Development and Life Long Learning
Rich Bizzozero, Director, MA Office of Technical Assistance and Technology, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
8:50 What OSHA Requires: Getting Help with OSHA and the National Emphasis Program on Isocyanates
Marvin Lewiton, MA Dept. of Labor Standards On-Site Consultation Program
9:40 An Overview of Insulation Options
Mike Josefek, Architectural Consulting Group, Bristol CC Instructor
10:45 Certifications of Training in Safe Spray Foam Applications
Rick Reibstein, MA Office of Technical Assistance and Technology
11:00 Building Code Insulation and Ventilation Standards
Tom Riley, Bureau of Building Regulations and Standards
11:20 Options for Achieving Adequate Ventilation in a Tight Building
Mark Price, Price Sustainability Associates
12:20 Break for Lunch
1:30-4:00 Quality Assurance and Safety in Spray Foam
Henri Fennell, HC Fennell Consulting
The MA Office of Technical Assistance and Technology is a non-regulatory agency within the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs that provides no-cost, confidential, on-site technical and compliance consultations to manufacturers and businesses that use toxic or hazardous chemicals. The Green Center at Bristol Community College promotes sustainable practices in our region through workforce training and community education. Our programs focused on energy conservation, weatherization, renewable energy technologies, and green lifestyle practices.