HPIP is offering valuable hands-on training across the U.S. to educate contractors and industry professionals on the best techniques and systems to achieve grade-one standards. Join us for classroom instruction, hands-on installation, and a great opportunity to network while earning your High Performance Certification.

All contractors, inspectors, raters, builders, and other industry professionals are invited to attend. Training is free for all HPIP Contractor Members; nonmember contractors and industry professionals may join membership for free training, or submit training registration fee. Pre-registration is required and space is limited.

Hotel/classroom location:

Country Inn & Suites Radisson, Manchester Airport
250 South River Road
Bedford, New Hampshire


Wednesday, May 9: Classroom Instruction
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Manchester Airport, NH

7:30 AM - Breakfast, Networking

8:15 AM - Classroom Orientation

8:30 AM - Certification & LMS Demo (Kristin Bennett, HPIP)

9:00 AM - Understanding Air Leakage & Sealing in Residential Structures (Clint Shireman, Knauf Insulation & Craig Marden, Owens Corning)

9:45 AM - The Do's & Don'ts of Spray Foam (Ken Allison, IDI)

10:30AM - Break, exhibits, & networking

10:45 AM - Industry professionals panel (Rater, Inspector, Builder, Framer, HVAC)

12:00 PM - Lunch

12:45 PM - Blowing Insulation Machine Operation & Safety (Richard Anderson, CertainTeed Machine Works)

1:30 PM - Grade I Installation (Clint Shireman, Knauf Insulation)

2:15 PM - Break, exhibits, & networking

3:00 PM - How Insulation Works (Craig Marden, Owens Corning)

3:15 PM - Blower Door 101 (Jonathan Lang, Knauf Insulation)

4:00 PM - Open session

5:00 PM - HPIP Day One Wrap-Up

Thursday, May 10: Jobsite Demonstrations & Instruction

Jobsite TBD

7:00 AM - Instructors, Staff, and Hosts Arrive on Jobsite

7:30 AM - Jobsite Orientation

8:00 AM - Products and systems demonstrations

Insulation Blowing Machine Operation & Safety (Rich Anderson, CertainTeed Machine Works)

ProPink Complete, Energy Complete, Blow In Wall & Density Testing (Craig Marden, Owens Corning)

Density Testing

EcoSeal+ (Clint Shireman, Knauf Insulation)

Grade I Batt Installation

Blower Door 101 (Jonathan Lang, Knauf Insulation)

1:30 - Training complete, depart


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