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!

Highlights:

-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 shawna@bluehouseenergy.com

Producer – Tanya Chedrawy tanya@tanyamedia.com

Technical Producer – Michael Boyd michaelboyd@podcastatlantic.com

Social Media – Anita Kirkbride anita@twirp.ca

Shawna’s Assistant – Liz Gosselin liz@rgstrategic

A Production of: Blue House Energy bluehouseenergy.com/

Tanya Media tanyamedia.com

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Music from Arches Audio – https://archesaudio.com/  Title of Song – “Road Trip”

LINKS IN THIS EPISODE

North American Insulation Manufacturers Association https://www.naimacanada.ca/ 

Recipe: https://smittenkitchen.com/2016/05/almond-rhubarb-picnic-bars/

Don Roscoe  http://www.solarns.ca/index.php/node/241

https://chasingpisces.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/ns_open_roscoes_rules.pdf

Book: http://solarns.ca/resources/canadian-solar-home-design-manual

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