Industry experts, Mark LaLiberte, Justin Wilson, and Gord Cooke together establish a deep expert authority in building science. With over 70 years combined experience, our team presents best building practice methods and the “House as a System” approach which ensures that each part of the house is working in harmony with the other.
Mark LaLiberte, a founding partner at Construction Instruction devotes his time educating the building industry on the benefits of constructing durable, energy efficient and healthier homes through lectures, video series and publications.
Mark speaks nationwide to over 8,000 people annually, offering consulting and training sessions for building professionals, architects and major manufacturers. By performing on-site visits of builder’s homes, he is able to identify risks and opportunities for contractors from an independent perspective.
Mark has had the opportunity to take his expertise overseas, speaking to The Polish-American Builders Association in various cities in Poland through The Department of Agriculture and at The International Housing Fair in Tokyo, Japan through the Trade Office.
Justin’s diverse background in the building industry began over 17 years ago. He is the president of BPS which provides a wide range of services including; training and education, building performance assessments and vetting building products. His area of expertise is in creating highly advanced energy efficient buildings through high performance process integration, implementation and testing. Justin draws upon his experiences in the field of applied building science to design quality enclosures and mechanical systems and to guide the construction of durable, healthy and low energy buildings. His objective is to assist our industry in the development and delivery of cost effective net zero energy buildings. Justin has developed and delivered presentations on technical building matters for nearly 10 years throughout North America.
Gord Cooke, is a Professional Engineer, educator and industry consultant with over 25 years experience in the energy efficient residential building industry. He has a unique talent for applying his technical expertise in building science, HVAC systems and indoor air quality to current building issues. He is renowned, both in Canada and the U.S., for presenting complex solutions in an easy to understand and practical manner.
Deirdre has a master’s degree in architecture and is passionate about the building industry. She helped research and write the book “Towards a Zero Energy Home” and has been involved with the development and growth of the Colorado Green Building Guild. She has worked for CI for over two years managing the app content deployment and overseeing the creation of the animations.