webBSTAIP.jpgBSTAIP Interns (left to right): Robin Armstrong, Tyler Boily, Tara Gusola, Casey Boban,
Gail Lawlor, Adrian Karasiewicz

During the week of January 16th – 20th, 2012, the second group of trainees in the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO), Housing Branch, Building Systems Technical Advisor Internship Program (BSTAIP) were introduced to the concept of the “House as a System.” The Instructor, Gail Lawlor, from Energy Matters, conducted a week of building-science training which included an overview of pressure systems within a home; materials used to create a better, safer house; and, the physics behind air flow within the home.