COURSES FOR
TUESDAY, JAN. 30, 2018

You do not need to be a BATC-Housing First Minnesota member to register ... everyone is welcome to attend. 

CE CREDITS: This day contains seven hours of MN Contractor (including energy) and MN Building Official credits. Also, six hours of WI Contractor credits and four hours of Real Estate credits. See individual courses for details. You can register for all classes or individual classes.


 

PRINCIPLES AND BEST PRACTICES FOR HIGH-PERFORMANCE ENCLOSURES

Patrick Huelman, University of Minnesota
501  |  8:00 AM - 10:00 AM  |  2 Credits  |  $22 BATC Member / $28 Non-BATC Member

This course will focus on the building science principles and best practices for high-performance building enclosures. It will begin with building science fundamentals and introduce the four critical control layers for a high-performance home. These control layers will be used as a guide to illustrate several robust enclosure designs for slabs, foundations, walls and roofs.

TUE., JAN. 30, 2018 - THIS CLASS IS FULL. REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS COURSE.
Course held at Contractor University/Builders Association of the Twin Cities
2960 Centre Pointe Drive, Roseville, MN 55113 (near I-35W and County Roads C & D)

 
 
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PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS FOR SUPPORTING LARGE ROADS

Jerad Bankston, P.E., Weyerhaeuser and Mark Weegman, Weyerhaeuser
502  |  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM  |  1 Credit  |  $11 BATC Member / $14 Non-BATC Member

The current design and building practices have created large loads which are difficult to support and transfer to foundation—especially with the new codes. This course will address built-up columns supporting large loads, the contributing issues of the sill plate overhanging the foundation and plate crushing considerations throughout the entire structure.

TUE., JAN. 30, 2018 - THIS CLASS IS FULL. REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS COURSE.
Course held at Contractor University/Builders Association of the Twin Cities
2960 Centre Pointe Drive, Roseville, MN 55113 (near I-35W and County Roads C & D) 

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RULES OF THE GAME: CONTRACT TERMS TO STAY OUT OF COURT AND INVISIBLE TO DLI

Bill Gschwind, Minnesota Construction Law Services PLLC
503 |  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  |  1 Credit  |  $11 BATC Members / $14 Non-BATC Member

This course will review 13 items licensed contractors are required to have in their written contract and recommended terms in a construction contract to avoid disputes later. The instructor will provide information to avoid legal disputes and surprises when using industry-drafted standard contract templates.

TUE., JAN. 30, 2018 - THIS CLASS IS FULL. REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS COURSE.
Course held at Contractor University/Builders Association of the Twin Cities
2960 Centre Pointe Drive, Roseville, MN 55113 (near I-35W and County Roads C & D)

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QUARTZ SURFACING FEATURES AND BENEFITS

Dan Grant, Cambria
504  |  12:30 PM - 1:30 PM  |  1 Credit  |  $11 BATC Member / $14 Non-BATC Member

Learn about the composition of quartz surfacing and how it is produced. Gain a better understanding of fabrication and installation as well as differences within the quartz category.

TUE., JAN. 30, 2018 - THIS CLASS IS FULL. REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS COURSE.
Course held at Contractor University/Builders Association of the Twin Cities
2960 Centre Pointe Drive, Roseville, MN 55113 (near I-35W and County Roads C & D)


CABINETRY AND MILLWORK BY DESIGN MADE EASY

Brian Bayer, Bayer Interior Woods
505  |  1:30 PM - 3:30 PM  |  2 Credits  |  $22 BATC Member / $28 Non-BATC Member

Learn about cabinetry and millwork design and product specifications, including starting point of design and how function affects the design process.

TUE., JAN. 30, 2018 - THIS CLASS IS FULL. REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS COURSE.
Course held at Contractor University/Builders Association of the Twin Cities
2960 Centre Pointe Drive, Roseville, MN 55113 (near I-35W and County Roads C & D)

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Patrick Huelman

Patrick Huelman is an Associate Professor in Residential Energy and Building Systems with the University of Minnesota’s Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering and serves as Coordinator of the Cold Climate Housing Program with the University of Minnesota Extension. He is a lead faculty member for the Residential Building Science and Technology undergraduate degree program and a principal investigator for hygrothermal testing at the Cloquet Residential Research Facility. Currently, Pat is the Project Lead for NorthernSTAR, one of the Department of Energy’s Building America Teams.

 
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Jerad Bankston

Jerad Bankston has worked with Weyerhaeuser/Trus Joist for 16 years providing technical support for Trus Joist engineered wood products. In addition to technical support, Jerad provides training to builders, architects, engineers and building officials on engineered wood products, wood design and code related topics as they relate to residential, multifamily and industrial projects.

 
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Mark Weegman

Mark Weegman has been employed with Weyerhaeuser since 1991 with responsibility for Weyerhaeuser manufactured products in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Mark is a continuing education instructor for MN and WI regarding building codes, wood based technology and Trus Joist Engineered Wood Products.

 
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Bill Gschwind

Minnesota Construction Law Services is a professional firm providing legal and business services to residential contractors and other owner-operated businesses. Bill Gschwind started the firm in 2012 focusing on residential construction and small business law. He became a lawyer after more than 25 years in the business world to bring common sense and business principles to the implementation of legal services for the construction industry.

 
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Dan Grant

Dan Grant has been with Cambria USA for more than five years with a demonstrated history of working in the building materials industry. Dan’s experience includes ongoing, regular training related to quartz surfacing.

 
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Brian Bayer

Brian Bayer grew up in the small town of Elrosa, MN and attended college at Hennepin Technical College studying Modern Wood Technology. In 1983 after graduation, he and his brother Mike started a distribution company Bayer Built Woodworks in Belgrade, MN. In 1994 Brian started a manufacturing company called Bayer Interior Woods (formerly Cabinet Components) with Butch Gordhamer and they are still running the business today. Bayer Interior Woods is a woodworking manufacturing company that supplies all products made from wood for your homes interior including cabinetry, millwork, closet systems, and garage cabinets.


Questions? Please contact Tom Gavaras at tom@batc.org or 651.697.7592

Problems Registering? Please contact Kayla Vice at kayla@batc.org or 651.697.7584


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