Matthew Whitbeck is Co-Owner of Whitbeck Construction, LLC. Matthew has been a subcontractor, general contractor and custom home builder in Saratoga County of upstate NY for over a decade. He found his niche building custom, high-end homes with the utmost quality and care. He specializes in traditional style homes and exterior sustainability. Matt is a hands-on-educational trainer that focuses on teaching other builders how to accomplish the best results while also explaining the why. Matt has been the lead presenter on the High-Performance Building Zone at the International Builder’s Show for two years as well as producing a Lab Home for IBS that allowed builders to understand the many layers that go into building high performance homes. During IBS Matt worked closely with the EPA to teach the how and why of Radon Resistant Construction. In addition, Matt works with manufacturers such as DuPont, has presented topics at JLC Live in Providence Rhode Island and can be found teaching at many lumberyards. His construction company is nestled in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, his company experiences the challenges of building in an extreme cold climate followed by hot and humid summers. These climate changes, and a desire to build long term sustainable efficient homes, have led him to develop some unique techniques to address building issues.