BPI continuing education credits available at IL Geothermal Conference


Join with your peers in the Geothermal Industry in Collinsville next week for the Illinois Geothermal Conference, March 11-13 at the Gateway Center. Online registration is available at gaoi.org through the weekend. 17 hours of BPI continuing education credits are available through training sessions that will be held during the conference.

Conference participants can underwrite their registration costs again this year… just complete the Workforce Development paperwork that is part of the online registration at gaoi.org, and have your $125 conference registration refunded.

A great lineup of trainers awaits you at this year’s conference. Things start Monday afternoon with a pre-conference seminar for utility professionals. There is a separate registration for this meeting — it is also located on the web site. Speakers include: Paul Bony of ClimateMaster; Brian Kumer of BuildRIGHT Illinois; and Sam Flannery of Building Science Academy.

Then two full days of training sessions and the Expo await you on Tuesday and Wednesday. Speakers include:

Jeff Hurst of Connor Co.

Sam Flanery of Building Science Academy

Brian Kumer of Thermal Imaging Systems and BuildRIGHT Illinois

Darren Meyers of BuildRIGHT Illinois

Will Baker of Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance

Doug Dougherty of Geothermal Exchange Organization

Kirk Mescher of CM Engineering

Paul Bony of ClimateMaster,

Steve Kavanaugh of University of Alabama

Brian Urlaub of Enertech

and a host of others …. more than 30 different speakers in all!

Engineers will receive continuing education certificates at the conference sessions. The Building Performance Institute, or BPI, has approved 18 of the sessions for BPI continuing education credits.

GAOI accreditation testing will be conducted at the conclusion of the conference.

You can complete all the registration online at gaoi.org. Just click on the conference registration links on the home page. If you have any difficulties with registration, please contact John Freitag, GAOI executive director, at jfreitag@aiec.coop or at 217-241-7973 or 217-971-3533.

Hope to see you in Collinsville!