August 11th, 2021


Wednesday 11th August, 2021

Cedar Falls Lifestyle Inn Lounge and Conference Center

(Formerly the Clarion Inn)

Sustainable Construction and Design


Our August Program will feature an instructor from Hawkeye Community College. Mr. Craig Clark will speak about the Sustainable Construction and Design program, utilizing a "whole systems approach". Some of the subjects he will touch on will be: healthy environment concerns, high energy-efficiency (heating, lighting, cooling), building techniques, mechanical systems, energy-conscience subcontractors, using green and renewable materials, reducing construction waste and much more. The program follows the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) training.

Program Chair: TBD

Speaker: Craig Clark

Craig Clark, Haqkeye Community College Instructor

Core Courses

    • Introduction to Residential Construction

    • Construction Safety

    • Concrete Theory and Lab

    • Site Layout and Blueprint Reading

    • Construction Technology Labs

    • Framing Techniques and Lab

    • Building Sciences

    • Carpentry Fundamentals

    • Exterior Finishing

    • Introduction to Utility Equipment Operations

    • Employment Training Experience

    • CAD SoftPlan

    • Methods of Interior Finishing

    • Building Science 2 Sustainable Design

    • Commercial Estimating and Project Management

    • Residential Energy Auditing

    • Manual J and D HVAC Design

Meal: Dinner includes rolls, butter, coffee, tea and milk.

  • Dinner Items are currently TBD

Please let us know if you have dietary restrictions so that we can provide an alternative for you.

Price: $20.00 per person (includes tax, tip & room rent)

The Lifestyles Inn has requested that we collect cash for the meal and not checks. “Cash Please” ☺


Social period: 6:00 P.M.

Dinner: 6:30 P.M.

Dinner Meeting Location: Cedar Falls Lifestyles Inn 5826 University Ave., Cedar Falls 50613.

Presentation: ~7:30-8:30 PM

Dinner Reservations can be made by emailing:

: ( Copy/paste the link into your email client )

Please indicate if you are NOT having dinner with us when making a reservation. Please also provide the names of any guests so that nametags can be ready for them.

Please make reservations by noon, Monday 9th August 2021. Guests are always welcome.

Dues: Dues are used almost entirely for donations to local groups engaging in some technical field for which the money will make a real difference. Please join us in their support by becoming a member for $20 a year. Our Treasurer, Kenneth Friend, 1112 W. 4th St., Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613-2430 (ph 319-277-2312) or paid at the meeting. E-mail:

Checks for membership to the Waterloo technical Society should be made out to the “Waterloo Technical Society”.