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Factory Built Housing Center Conducts ‘Green Advantage’ Training


The Factory Built Housing Center at Pennsylvania College of Technology, in conjunction with the Central Pennsylvania Factory Built Housing Partnership, recently conducted a training program for residential builders through the Green Advantage organization.

The training deals with all aspects of the green-building philosophy during the home-building process, including energy conservation and renewable energy, conserving water, resource selection, design and construction techniques, and indoor air quality.

Offered April 17-18 in Harrisburg, the training was provided by David Johnston, a nationally renowned presenter, consultant and author on green and sustainable building practices. A certification exam wrapped up the two-day event.

This is the second event offered this year by the Central Pennsylvania Factory Built Housing Partnership and the Factory Built Housing Center dealing with new and improved concepts for green building and energy.

The next event scheduled is the National Association of Home Builders Green Professional Certification Course, to be offered June 12-13 at Penn’s Inn in the Bush Campus Center on Penn College’s main campus. The event is being co-sponsored by the West Branch Builders Association.

Visit online or call (570) 327-4768 for additional information on upcoming energy and green-building training.

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