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First Time Renovator Training: Renovate Right
This training includes three sessions:
Session 1: Tuesday, June 7 · 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Session 2: Tuesday, June 14 · 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Session 3: Tuesday, June 21 · 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
This three-part course focuses on how best to manage a renovation project.
Good for first-timers or anyone who wishes to become more knowledgeable by learning from experienced renovators and local professionals.
Topics covered include project management, working with city agencies, working successfully with your contractor, when to use an architect, and maintaining the historic character of your house.
First Time Renovator Training: Renovate Right is Underwritten by Whitney Bank.
Class 1: Tuesday, June 7
Overview of the Renovation Process
Working Successfully With Your Contractor
Project Management and Creating a Scope of Work
Presented by Louis Schneider, Construction Manager, NHS
Building Design and When You Need an Architect
Presented by Andrew Spaulding, AIA Jahnke & Burns
Class 2: Tuesday, June 14th
Navigating Permitting Agencies
Presented by Zachary R. Smith, Department of Safety and Permits, City of New Orleans
Historic Renovating Do’s and Don’ts
Presented by Frank Hijuelos, Experienced Historic Renovator and past Historic Districts Landmarks Commissioner
Historic Home Energy Efficiency and Water Management Techniques
Presented by Michelle Pyne, Global Green
Class 3: Tuesday, June 21st
Historic Renovation Before and Afters
Pat O’Brien, Ph.D., Award Winning Renovator
Planning Your Camelback, Kitchen & Bath
Presented by Chris Johnson, AIA, NCARB, LEED
Closing Out Your Renovation
Presented by Andy Polmer, Licensed Inspector
ALL CLASS ATTENDEES RECEIVE A FREE ADMISSION TO RENOVATORS’ HAPPY HOUR.