Home energy trainer conference in Charlotte NC

Submitted by ACI
2011-09-28 11:25:43

Event targets training essential to green workforce development
Affordable Comfort, Inc. (ACI), the nation's leading educational resource for the home performance and weatherization industry, will host the Home Energy Trainer conference at the Hilton Charlotte City Center in Charlotte, N.C., on Nov 1 - 2, 2011.
Good training is essential to the success of the green workforce. This two-day event will include comprehensive sessions instructed by seasoned presenters, and an exhibition to explore innovative tools and network with experts and attendees.
This customized training agenda dives into the latest industry topics, such as: how to teach adults with varied learning styles; integrating the use of diagnostic tools and props; teaching building science; developing your training business and strategic growth strategies; industry trends and credentialing; best practices for apprenticeships, in-house and on-the-job training. Click here to view the conference session descriptions.
The opening keynote, "Inspiring Training Excellence by Turning Learning Right-Side Up" will be delivered by John Tooley of Advanced Energy in Raleigh, N.C. Mr. Tooley is a national leader in the field of building science technologies and has been recognized for his contributions to many of the largest utility and building programs in the U.S.
Also included in the Tuesday morning line up is a unique and interactive whole-group training session, Energize Your Training, hosted by Jim Donovan, an award-winning teacher, performer and inspirational speaker.
Register now for the Home Energy Trainer conference and save $100 of the registration fee; early bird pricing ends October 4. To make hotel accommodations at the Hilton Charlotte click here. For more information on the Home Energy Trainer conference visit:
Sustaining sponsors of ACI include: Building Performance Institute, Carrier, Conservation Services Group, The Energy Conservatory, Energy Federation, Inc., GreenHomes America, Saturn Resource Management, Inc., Interstate Renewable Energy Council, U.S. Department of Energy, and U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR. To learn more about sponsorship opportunities click here.
About ACI (Affordable Comfort, Inc.)
Founded in 1986, ACI (Affordable Comfort, Inc.) is a national nonprofit organization that has become the go-to resource for information, education and best practices in an area of residential building construction that has become known as Home Performance and Weatherization. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa., ACI brings together people from many sectors of the building trades and housing industry - contractor, builder, utility, nonprofit, government, research, and education - and connects them with the newest building science information from industry experts through national and regional conferences and trade shows. Out of this diverse network comes the opportunity to discover resources and to solve difficult home performance problems. Get more information on ACI.
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