Chapter Meeting: Heat Pumps & Home Performance – How a Refrigerator Saved the World

October 12, 2017 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Truitt & White Conference Room
1817 2nd Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
Chapter Meeting:  Heat Pumps & Home Performance - How a Refrigerator Saved the World @ Truitt & White Conference Room | Berkeley | California | United States

The requirements for net-zero are coming more quickly than you think!  Do you know what non-combustion-based alternatives for heating and cooling homes are available?  Join us and learn more!


Pre-Meeting – 5:30 to 6:50 pm

Paul Barraza, Past Chapter President and Public Relations Chair, will lead a discussion surrounding recent changes to the NEC codes.

Brian Cogley, Chapter President, will provide a PowerPoint presentation of report writing analysis associated with home inspection deficiencies.

  • This training is FREE to those attending the Chapter business and education meeting. Attendees earn one ASHI CE.

Dinner — 6:50 pm

We suggest arriving early to ensure the best selection. Please keep in mind that dinner is NOT endless or all-you-can-eat. WE RESERVE DINNER IN ADVANCE. Registrations received after 10/8/2017 will NOT include dinner. We also cannot accept cancellations or postponements after 10/8/2017.

Chapter Business Meeting  — 7:00 to 7:45 pm

Chapter president, Brian Cogley, presides as chapter members discuss Chapter news as well as local and national home inspection matters. This meeting is open to all (including non-members) and guests are welcome with questions, or to simply learn more about the home inspection profession.

Educational Presentation — 7:45 to 9:00 pm

“Heat Pumps & Home Performance:  How a Refrigerator Saved the World”

Bachi Brunato is the co-founder/Building Science Specialist and Lead Contractor for Ultimate Home Performance, a company focused on all electric, net-zero conversions.  He will be discussing line sets, compressors and phase changes, and will explore options for providing comfort and efficiency with an alternative to combustion-based heating.

Attendees earn one ASHI CE.

Registration and Fees

  • $45 with registration by 10/8/2017
  • $55 with registration after 10/8/2017, same-day registration, or ‘at the door’
  • Registrations after 10/8/2017 or “at the door” DO NOT INCLUDE DINNER

Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable to other dates as we pay for dinner in advance.  If you register and fail to cancel by 10/8/17, you will be charged as the chapter will be charged for your meal.


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