The Building Performance Institute (BPI) is a nationally recognized certification, accreditation, and quality assurance body for home performance contractors. Focusing on the house as a system approach, BPI emphasizes the interdependence of building systems as they relate to energy consumption. BPI Building Analyst certification is the nation's most widely recognized energy auditor certification, and will give you the tools to analyze and correct any deficient features in older (and even modern!) residences.
This BPI Building Analyst program is the most convenient way to get certified by BPI and start offering home energy audits! Aligned with the Building Performance Institute's (BPI) Building Analyst Professional standards for energy auditing, this workshop provides a fundamental understanding of the whole-house approach to analyzing efficient and proper energy consumption, in addition to checking for health hazards, proper ventilation, understanding HVAC equipment operations and maintenance, and how to interact with clients when providing home energy audits. This program concludes with both the written and field exams for BPI certification.
There are 3 simple steps to starting your career as a certified BPI Building Analyst:
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites to attend the training sessions or sit for the exams.
Skills Required: High school math and reading skills are necessary to comprehend the scope of the presentation material, but no prior construction experience is required.
What is BPI? The Building Performance Institute (BPI) was founded in 1993 and is the most widely recognized association that certifies energy auditors on a national scale. Focusing on the house as a system approach, BPI emphasizes the interdependence of building systems as they relate to energy consumption. Endorsed by the DOE, certification is required for participation in many state and national contractor incentive programs.
Introduction to Building Science
Construction Math and Blueprint Reading
Principles of Energy
Air Quality & Moisture
BPI Standards and Ethics
BPI Envelope Professional Overview
Thermal & Pressure Boundary Eval.
Airsealing & Dense Pack Techniques
Prioritizing Airsealing Work
Insulation Techniques & Applications
Window & Door Inspections
Ventilation Requirements & Systems
Field Training - Instructor Led Hands-On Training
Blower Door & Manometer Analysis
Air Quality Testing
Review followed by Building Analysist Written Exam
Scheduled 2-4 Hour Appointments
|Certificates||48 hours after successful course completion|
|Food||No food or beverages provided|
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