Two New Free Lectures on Healthier Homes and Buildings

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Carbon Monoxide: What We Do Not Know Can Hurt Us‘ and ‘Green, Healthy & Profitable Buildings and Homes

In his free ‘Carbon Monoxide: What We Do Not Know Can Hurt Us‘ lecture, Andy Wahl discusses the physical effects of carbon monoxide poisoning at both low and high levels, the everyday home appliances that emit CO and a few of the ineffective methods many homeowners use to rid their homes of CO. Learning the signs and indicators of CO poisoning can protect you and your family against serious physical harm.

About instructor Andy Wahl – CEO, AC Home Performance

Andy Wahl is a trained energy auditor, home performance tester and educator, and owner of AC HomPerson medium 2a4d5a1e Performance.

AC Home Performance provides comprehensive analyses of whole house performance, using building science to make homes greener, increase inhabitant comfort, lower utility bills, reduce carbon footprint and improve indoor air quality and structure durability.


Michael Kloefkorn’s free lecture Green, Healthy & Profitable Buildings and Homes tackles questions like: how do we create Green, Healthy and Profitable public and residential spaces? Michael discusses the correlations between Green Buildings and Homes and Green Communities, Healthy Buildings and Homes and Healthy Communities, and Profitable Buildings and Affordable Homes and Successful Communities. Kloefkorn uses case studies and prototypes in Net Zero, PV, Solar Thermal, LEED, and Passive structures, Kloefkorn to draw these connections.

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About Instructor Michael Kloefkorn – Associate/Architect, LEED AP, Van Meter, Williams & Pollack LLP

Michael Kloefkorn is an Associate/Architect, LEED AP at Van Meter, Williams & Pollack LLC.

Michael has worked in California, Colorado and Australia in furniture design, interior design, commercial/retail, mixed-use, residential, multi-family residential and adaptive reuse and construction. He has been involved in projects ranging from Belmar, a 104 acre redevelopment of a failed 1960’s suburban mall, Valencia Gardens Hope VI, Civiq, to Railyard Lofts, an adaptive reuse of an 1880’s warehouse. As an Associate at VMWP, Mr. Kloefkorn specializes in green urban architecture with a focus on sustainability and community. A resource on sustainability at VMWP, he has sought to push the envelope on every project. Mr. Kloefkorn is a graduate of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a B.Arch degree; his areas of study focused on Sustainable and Urban Design. He is a registered architect in Colorado, a LEED Accredited Professional as well as a Certified Green Building Professional and GreenPoint Rater. He is a member of the Northern California Chapter of the USGBC and currently serves as a Chair for the Residential Green Building Advocacy Committee.

About the Author:

Abby Thompson
Abby is HeatSpring's Product Marketing Manager located in Boston, Massachusetts. She is passionate about people and education, particularly in diversifying the burgeoning fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Abby works with instructors to build new courses and engages with our community of students and experts through HeatSpring Magazine and social media.