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Building Science Seminar with CLEAResult 4 MA Contractors

Posted by Mark Paskell on Sun, May 22, 2016 @ 01:54 PM

We are having new 2 day Building Science Seminar and workshop for Massachusetts residential contractors with CLEAResult hosted by Harvey Building Products in Waltham Mass. The date is 6/21/2016 and 6/22/2016. I have partnered with CLEAResult a national leader in the sustainable energy and training business.

Our Building Science instructor is Steven Courville from CLEAResult. He has over 27 years in the energy industry as a contractor, building analyst and trainer.  We are also excited that top 2016 PROSales supplier Harvey Building Products will host this cutting edge and timely seminar. I will assist the contractor education and training throughout the workshop.

Seating is limited!

This workshop will be limited to insure that there is ample time for interaction between our contractor students.

Be sure to sign up early as we have limited seats. Training materials, lunch each day and a Certificate of Completion will be provided after the seminar.


Register NOW! Building Science Seminar with CLEAResult 6/21-22/2016Education Topics

  • Basic Construction Terminology
  • House-As-a System
  • Principles of Energy
  • Energy & the Building Shell
  • Air Leakage
  • Residential Insulation
  • Windows & doors
  • Residential Heating
  • Lighting & Appliances
  • Residential Cooling
  • Water Heating
  • Health, Safety & Moisture Management
  • Observational Diagnostics


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Tags: contractors, mass csl, remodelers, education, building science

Estimating, Pricing and Producing Successful Construction Projects

Posted by Mark Paskell on Tue, Sep 03, 2013 @ 10:10 AM

Contractors and remodelers often learn estimating skills through the school of hard knocks. The estimate is often written on a yellow pad or any available writing surface such as a piece of cardboard, napkin or piece of wood.

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Tags: education

Coaching for Contractors, business education and training implemented

Posted by Mark Paskell on Wed, Aug 19, 2009 @ 06:30 PM

Now that the recession is a year old, most business owners  realize that former methods of doing business are producing poor results in this economy. The old ways of marketing, selling and running a business are giving way to new processes that require learning new business concepts. The new business training for today's contractors can help bridge the gap from old to new provided it includes implementation of the training into the business. In Webster's the definition of implementation is: "provide the power and authority necessary to accomplish or put into effect". Education and training without implementation is a complete waste of time and money. Failure to implement will lead to the same poor results. We all remember the definition of insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result".

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Tags: implementation, coaching for contractors, training, education

Lead generation site screened contractor, bilks homeowner

Posted by Mark Paskell on Tue, Mar 31, 2009 @ 12:28 AM

I recently found a video on Youtube describing how a screened contractor took advantage of a homeowner on a deck job.

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Tags: coaching, training, NARI, Contractor, homeowner, education