Seattle, WA, July 20, 2011 – Green Builder College teamed up with the Structural Insulated Panel Association (SIPA) earlier this summer to offer comprehensive training curriculum about one of the fastest growing building systems in green construction. Building with SIPs has been proven to boost energy efficiency, reduce labor costs and improve profitability.
There was a contest that industry professionals could enter to win a scholarship. We are excited to announce the following list of winners.
Mark Burgess, Howard College
Alfredo De Jesus, JAD & Associates, LLC
Brad Diaz, MHS Building System
Robert Eppelheimer, 4 R Construction & Preservation
Christopher Gauthier, Gauthier Construction
Bill Hickey, Lasmer Industries
Pamela Magnus, Architects Magnus
Victorial Martoccia, Martoccia Custom Construction
Tod Stephens, NexGenViz Consulting
Dennis Unger, Riverside Engineering
The curriculum consists of ten video sessions designed for building professionals. From designing and estimating SIP projects to installation and finishing techniques, the ten one-hour sessions will give a complete overview of the SIP construction process.
The sessions will be available on-demand to watch on individual’s schedule, session testing will then produce a trained SIP builder.
“Green Builder College congratulates the contest winners and welcomes the Structural Insulated Panel Association (SIPA) to our team of education partners.” said Butch Gaudette, Dean, Green Builder College.
This partnership would not have been possible without the generous sponsorship support from BASF - The Chemical Company. For more information on these courses, visit www.greenbuildercollege.com.
Green Builder College Green Builder College is the first online training program to offer certification and continuing education to professionals in the residential building market. This educational platform satisfies a growing need for unbiased information on sustainable development. Our program currently includes the Green Builder® Certification program, and will also offer continuing education credits, providing an ongoing source of professional development. For more information, visit www.greenbuildercollege.com.
Green Builder Media Green Builder® Media, LLC is the leading media company in the North American residential building industry focused exclusively on green building and responsible growth. With a comprehensive suite of print media, online options, demonstration homes, case studies, training and education vehicles, and live events, Green Builder Media assists building professionals prepare themselves for the new green economy. For more information, visit www.greenbuildermag.com.
Structured Insulated Panel Association The Structural Insulated Panel Association (SIPA) is a non-profit trade association representing manufacturers, suppliers, fabricators/distributors, design professionals, and builders committed to providing quality structural insulated panels for all segments of the construction industry. For more information, visit www.sips.org