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Questions? Contact Tom Gavaras, Education & Special Programs Manager: Tom@HousingFirstMN.org or 651-697-7592

Registration Problems? Contact Mary Beth Blom, Education & Special Programs Assistant: MaryBeth@HousingFirstMN.org or 651-697-7584

 

Classroom Courses

Registration will be open for the following classroom courses in October. Classroom courses will be available from December 2019 to March 2020. Scroll down for online courses, which are available now.
 
  • A More Valuable View
  • Analysis of changes 2012-2018 International Residential Code
  • Basic Contractor Insulating Concrete Form Training Course
  • Building Blocks of Business Management
  • Building Science Principles and High-Performance Homes Overview
  • Business Fraud and Cyber Security – What You Need to Know
  • CAPS I (Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist): Marketing & Communicating with the Aging In Place Client
  • CAPS II (Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist): Design Concepts for Livable Homes and Aging In Place
  • CAPS III (Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist): Details & Solutions for Livable Homes and Aging In Place
  • Deck Construction in the 2018 International Residential Code  
  • Durable Design, Law and Energy Conservation
  • Electric Radiant Floor Heating 101
  • Energy-Saving, Design Improving Opportunities with LED Lights
  • EPA Lead Renovator Initial Certification Course
  • Insulation - What - Where - Why
  • Leading, Managing, and Creating Accountability
  • Minnesota Amendments to the 2018 International Residential Code  
  • Minnesota Residential Building and Energy Code - What you need to Know and What’s Coming in 2020
  • Minnesota’s New Wage Theft Law
  • Permanent Wood Foundations: A Tested Solution for New Code Changes
  • The How and Why of Exterior Insulation
  • The Nuts & Bolts of Business Management
  • Understanding Framing Errors and Concerns, Engineered Wood Products and Wall Bracing Requirements 
  • Ventilation: Best Practices for Tight Houses in Cold Climates
  • Zeroing In: The Path to Net Zero Energy May Not Be What You Think!

     

    Online Courses

     


AVAILABLE
ANYTIME
Peter Kulczyk, Green Code Knowledge
ONLINE 24/7  |  $98 Member / $112 Non-member 
Earn CE credits at your convenience without leaving your home! This seven-hour online course focuses on the construction process for a single-family home in Minnesota under the provisions of the 2015 Minnesota Residential Code and 2015 Minnesota Energy Code. This online course has a separate registration page.
 
 



Stephen Yoch, Felhaber Larson
ONLINE 24/7  |  $20 Member / $25 Non-member
Builders are increasingly facing aggressive and hostile homeowners.  Properly handling these individuals can mean the difference between another challenging day at the office which is carefully and effectively resolved versus facing protracted litigation and huge potential liability. 
 
 

 


 

 

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