Upcoming Workshop: Wall Systems and Insulation

Sunday, July 23


@Vancouver Hack Space, #104 – 1715 Cook St.


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Learn and build different types of wall systems. Explore energy efficient wall systems upgrades, and outboard insulation vs inboard.  Learn how to add extra insulation to your home and the concept of wrapping your house with a blanket. Identify different types of insulation and installation techniques. You will learn double wall, single walls, framing techniques, recycled types of insulation, low toxicity and easy ways to insulate an existing home.

This is a hands-on workshop and participants should expect to use some tools. Please dress appropriately; no loose clothing or dangly jewellery and wear closed-toed shoes.

This workshop will take place at Vancouver Hack Space, #104 – 1715 Cook St.

Facilitator Bio

Kyle is a Red Seal Carpenter and has been doing home renovations as long as he could remember. His interest for sustainable building has brought him to New Mexico to learn about Earthships, Vancouver island to learn about straw bale and cob building, and has also taught how to build your own tiny home workshops. He currently works as a project coordinator helping to shape and sculpt the homes and commercial properties of Vancouver.

Must be 18 years old or older to participate.

$25 for VTL members.

$30 for non-members.

***Refunds will only be available before 48 hours before the workshop begins. After that, you’re welcome to transfer your ticket to someone else. Make sure you call us and let us know!