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Truckee Home & Building Show CATT announces Green Brick Road Game, speakers and topics

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Submitted to aedgett@sierrasun.comGary Talbott with 5 Star Performance Insulation speaks at last year's Green Building Symposium at the Truckee Home Show.
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TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. -The Contractors Association of Truckee Tahoe (CATT) is again sponsoring a free game with raffle at the 19th Annual Truckee Home & Building Show. “Follow the Green Brick Road,” now in its second year, is geared for show visitors attending Memorial Day Weekend, May 28 and 29, at the Truckee High School, 11725 Donner Pass Road, Truckee. Show visitors may pick up a game board at the CATT Green Brick Road booth #57 and then stop at six CATT member booths or more and one Green Building seminar of their choice. After completing those stops, show visitors will be entered into a drawing for prizes. Drawings will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Winners do not need to be present to win. Free raffle entries with all Green Brick Road Contest entries. Raffle prizes are donated by Green Brick Road Booth Participants. Questions about the “Follow the Green Brick Road” game should be directed to CATT Executive Director Pat Davison 530-550-9999 or info@ca-tt.com.

5 Star Performance Insulation, Ace Welding, Finishing Touch Carpentry, Genesis Builders, Handcrafted Structures, Heller Construction, Hills Flat Lumber Company, Kelly Brothers Painting, Lake Tahoe Specialty Stove & Fireplace, MHD Studio, MIT Systems, Mountain Home Center, Mt. Lincoln Construction, Nor-Cal Floor Design, Pell Plumbing & Son, The Rock Garden, Truckee Donner Public Utility District, Truckee Overhead Door, True Green Roofing Solutions and Weather-Tite Log Siding Products.

CATT is pleased to announce the lineup of speakers and topics for the 5th Annual “Green Building Symposium,” one feature of the 19th Annual Truckee Home & Building Show. Attendance at the Symposium is free with Show admission.CATT organized the topics and speakers to coincide with the Green Building focus of the Show. The 11 speakers cover a wide range of topics, starting at 11 a.m. with the new Energy Upgrade California financing program and ending at 4 p.m. with Defensible Space. Each speaker has a 20 minute segment. Many of the speakers are also Show exhibitors. All speakers will deliver their presentations in the center of the South Display Room.CATT Executive Director Pat Davison said, “We hope homeowners can take advantage of the wide variety of topics to become more informed about green programs, products, and new technologies. Sit for one or sit for all of the segments! Speakers are experts in their field and anxious to help homeowners get answers to their green building questions.”The Contractors Association of Truckee Tahoe is a nonprofit, regional trade association composed of 250 member companies representing the broad spectrum of building trades and related professionals. For more information, contact Executive Director Pat Davison at 530-550-9999 or info@ca-tt.com.

Saturday, May 2811 a.m., TDPUD Rebates and Energy Upgrade California, Scott Terrell, Truckee Donner Public Utility District11:30 a.m., Hot Water for Life, Pete Mokler, Sunvelope SolarNoon, Pros and Cons of SIPs Panels, Bryan Brusman, Raycore12:30 p.m., Insulation 101, Gary Talbott, 5 Star Performance Insulation1 p.m., CFLs, LEDs, and other Lighting Lingo, Joshua Root, Root of Design Electric1:30 p.m., Affordable Energy Improvements to save $, Paul Zarubin, Mt. Lincoln Construction2:30 p.m., Why the Tahoe Basin needs ‘green’ exterior paint, Phil Rickter, Deden Painting2:30 p.m., Energy Star Appliances – Saving Energy and Water, Charlie Riley, Sears Hometown Store3 p.m., What’s Green about Burning Wood, Chris Ingram, Lake Tahoe Specialty Stove & Fireplace3:30 p.m., River-Friendly Landscaping, Andy Otto, Truckee River Watershed Council4 p.m., Got Defensible Space?, Hunter Nelson, Jeremiah’s Tree Service Sunday, May 2911 a.m., TDPUD Rebates and Energy Upgrade California, Scott Terrell, Truckee Donner Public Utility District11:30 a.m., Protecting Your Roof from Ice and Snow, Brian Casey, Summit Ice Melt SystemsNoon, What Makes a Window “Green?,” Jeff Cain, Milgard Windows12:30 p.m., Pros and Cons of SIPs Panels, Bryan Brusman, Raycore1 p.m., Insulation 101, Gary Talbott, 5 Star Performance Insulation 1:30 p.m., Affordable Energy Improvements to save $, Paul Zarubin, Mt. Lincoln Construction2 p.m., A Can of Paint Is All It Takes – Inside Painting Tips, Bill Kelly, Kelly Brothers Painting 2:30 p.m., Energy Star Appliances – Saving Energy and Water, Charlie Riley, Sears Hometown Store 3 p.m., What’s Green about Burning Wood?, Chris Ingram, Lake Tahoe Specialty Stove & Fireplace3:30 p.m., River-Friendly Landscaping, Andy Otto, Truckee River Watershed Council4 p.m., Got Defensible Space?, Hunter Nelson, Jeremiah’s Tree Service