February 13, 2019 | Minneapolis Convention Center  |  Hall C

Enhance and strengthen your business with BRS' Education Courses!
Seven credit hours of continuing education training for Minnesota builders, remodelers and realtors (six credit hours for Minnesota Building Officials)

8:00 AM - 12:00 pm

Mechanical Provisions of the 2015 Minnesota Residential Energy Code

Don Sivigny, MN Dept. of Labor & Industry     

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This course consists of a review of the mechanical provisions of the Residential Energy Code including heat loss, equipment sizing, combustion, make-up, and ventilation air to provide builders the answers they need to have for permit application and to properly complete the construction of a new residential building. The course will also address the energy requirements for residential plumbing and electrical systems.

12:00 - 12:30 pm

Lunch (Provided)

12:30 - 1:30 pm

Cyber Security for Builders: What You Need to Know About Cyber Security Threats and Social Media Attacks

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Stephen Yoch, Felhaber Larson    

This course will review cyber security threats and the legal landscape. How to limit risk, respond to cyber security breaches and social media attacks.

1:30 - 3:30 pm

The How and Why of Exterior Insulation

Ross Anderson, The Energy Network World Wide

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This course will be an in-depth look at the building science behind adding rigid insulation to the exterior of the building. In the first part of the presentation, the instructor will discuss the different reasons for adding insulation to the exterior of the building and discuss the scientific reasons for it. In the second part of the presentation, the instructor will talk through the installation and use case study examples.

2:00 - 8:00 pm

Show Floor Open

Explore the show floor and visit over 210 exhibitors!

Free Show Admission for all builders, remodelers, registered contractors, architects, interior designers, building officials and their staff, even walk-ins.