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Session 302

October 31, 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

New Hampshire Room (Lobby Level)

Playtime with Tools

Corbett Lunsford

Building Performance Workshop

Atlanta, GA

and

Bill Spohn, P.E.

TruTech Tools Ltd

Wexford, PA

Session Description 

With Retrotech and TruTech Tools, an interactive experimentation area where attendees can try
things with tools that we're too busy to try at the office and too scared to try in front of our
clients. Blower doors, duct testers, airflow meters, pressure tests- find out for yourself what
happens when you push THAT button!
• Experiment with test methods and configurations that you've wondered about ever since you bought your
tools
• Learn super awesome tips and tricks from the pros who specialize in diagnostics, so you can wow your
clients
• Understand the multitude of ways any test can result in bad data, and learn how to avoid them

Presentation Categories:  Investigations, Testing & Research; Other

Presentation Level: Basic, Intermediate

About Corbett Lunsford:

Corbett Lunsford started testing and analyzing home performance dynamics in 2008 in Chicago, IL. By
achieving measured performance results for his consumer and building pro clients, and later by training others to
become testing masterminds as well, Corbett refined his craft of making the invisible visible and then explaining it
clearly. His mission is simple: to package performance testing so it can be easily understood and utilized by
professionals and consumers alike.

Corbett is the founder of the consulting firm Building Performance Workshop, and hosts the
Home Performance YouTube channel and the Building Performance Podcast, which features
interviews with the superstars of the building performance industry. He is the author of the book
Home Performance Diagnostics: the Guide to Advanced Testing, and the developer of the APT
Reports software tool.

Teamed up with his bride Grace, an award-winning filmmaker, Corbett’s hosted over 200
YouTube videos, garnering over 1.5 million views from over 6,000 subscribers. The duo also
created and co-host the 2018 television show Home Diagnosis and the 2016 Proof Is Possible US
Tour. After leaving Chicago in 2015, the couple designed and built the #TinyLab, the world’s
highest performance tiny house on wheels (pictured below). They drove it 13,000 miles and
toured over 7,000 people through it to show them what a high-performance home feels, smells,
and sounds like. Along the way, they gave 214 presentations in 34 cities across 26 states, and
after the yearlong tour with their newborn daughter and two cats, settled in Atlanta, GA.

About Bill Spohn:

Bill Spohn is CEO and co-owner of TruTech Tools, LTD. He holds BSME and MSME degrees from the University of Rochester and is a Registered Professional Engineer (PE) in Pennsylvania. 
 

Over the last 25 years, Bill has built his career on creating, designing, and marketing a wide array of test and measurement products that work for technicians in the field. 
 

Bill is all about Science – Comfort, health and energy efficiency. Bill is smart, a great listener and speaks about efficiency with a passion and he speaks in a language we can all understand.