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Special Training on Ventilation for High-Performance Commercial Buildings

NOVEMBER 5, 2018 | 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Energy Trust is pleased to partner with Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA), BetterBricks, to offer a complimentary special training on ventilation best practices for design and installation in high-performance buildings.


Training topics will include:

  • Understanding HRVs, ERVs, cross flow and counter flow, and wheels
  • Best practices for a range of building types
  • Sizing, selection and specification guidelines
  • Ventilation standards for today and the future
  • Duct design and control options
  • Controls for CAV, DCV and VAV glow options, and building control integration
  • Retrofit opportunities using DOAS and high-performance heating and cooling


Training Approved for 6 CEUs by the Practicing Institute of Engineering (PIE) and American Institute of Architects (AIA). Certificates will be issued at the end of the course for self-reporting CEUs to additional organizations.


About the trainer:

Barry Stephens, Ventacity Systems Inc., an ASHRAE Member

Since March 2016, Barry has worked with Ventacity Systems Inc., a manufacturer of very high performance, Passive House-certified HRVs. Prior to joining Ventacity, Barry spent 15 years at Zehnder America Inc., a Swiss-based world leader in HRVs. There he led the introduction of Zehnder systems to North America, including Solar Decathlon teams, NZE homes and Passive House projects.



Date: November 5, 2018

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: Free

Event Category: Commercial



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Portland Center for Architecture – AIA
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Portland, OR 97209 United States
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