Norm earned a Bachelors Degree in English from Cornell University and a Masters in Teaching from Binghamton University. He has taught English both in and out of the United States. Norm has a deep background in mechanicals and a keen interest in building science and healthy buildings. Norm has spent the last number of years specializing in energy efficient mechanical systems such as air-source heat pumps, wood and pellet boilers, mod-con gas boilers, hydronic systems, heat recovery ventilation systems, and solar hot water. Hand-in-hand with efficient heat systems, Norm, is an experienced dense packed cellulose installer. Not limited to mechanical systems, Norm is a seasoned carpenter with a wide range of skills.