Cellulose Insulation and Building Design

Cellulose Insulation and Building Design

Recording of an In-Class Presentation | taught by Darren Newhook
  • 4 Videos
  • 1 Quiz
  • 1 Survey
  • 1 Text
  • 1 PDF
  • 1.5 hrs

Course Curriculum

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Course description

Sponsored by Convoy Building Supplies, this presentation defines what Cellulose Insulation is, and how it helps to achieve the new requirements under BCBC and the code changes related to the BC Step Code.

Key learning components:

  • Basic insulation principles and definitions
  • Wall Assembly and Rainscreen system design
  • Best Practices in insulation design for wood-frame building
  • Equipment and Install methods

Approved for CPD credits: 1.5 in Construction Technology
Note: If you have already taken this course in person, repeating it online will not qualify for additional CPD points.

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Darren Newhook
Darren Newhook
Soprema Canada

Darren Newhook’s passion for construction was ingrained in him at an early age by the people around him. From a family of entrepreneurs, he graduated from the University of Saint Mary and the University of Chicago.

As a consultant on projects around the globe, he has gained experience on- and off-site. Collaborating with various companies and associations, including DOW, SPFA, ABAA and CUFCA, he has been involved in over 20 different organizations and committees, which allowed him to try his hand at the insulation, air barrier and construction markets alike.

He has more than 25 years of experience in the development and execution of high-profile construction projects, and he has trained 3,500 installers in air barrier installation and 5,000 installers in liquid and spray foam techniques. His passion for construction keeps him learning every day.