Andy Cockburn – Director of Education and Training at NAIMA

Andy Cockburn

In this episode Shawna talks to industry expert Andy Cockburn. He is the Director of Education and Training at NAIMA ( the North American Insulation Manufacturers Association). A red seal general carpenter by trade and a certified passive house consultant. He’s been influencing the younger generation of talent teaching at Algonquin college the past 15 years—though he says he learns from his students too!


-Find out why he says you can now “put on a lab coat and carhartt’s.”

Listen to understand how the industry is changing.

-He explains the skill sets needed to succeed in this industry as it evolves, no you don’t need to be physically strong.

Host/Producer – Shawna Henderson

Producer – Tanya Chedrawy

Technical Producer – Michael Boyd

Social Media – Anita Kirkbride

Shawna’s Assistant – Liz Gosselin liz@rgstrategic

A Production of: Blue House Energy

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Music from Arches Audio –  Title of Song – “Road Trip”


North American Insulation Manufacturers Association 


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