2009 IRC Requirements for Air Tightness

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2009 IRC Requirements for Air Tightness

Time: April 15, 2011 from 2pm to 6:30pm
Location: Pure Energy, Lancaster, PA
Street: 10 North Bausman Drive
City/Town: Lancaster, PA 17603
Website or Map: http://www.pureenergycoach.co…
Phone: 717-293-8990
Event Type: training
Organized By: A. Tamasin Sterner
Latest Activity: Mar 2, 2011

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Event Description

Pure Energy Coach continues to deliver its continuing education programs at its Lancaster training center. This half- day course incorporates classroom lectures, as well as demonstrations with an emphasis on student interaction during lab exercises.

When:  April 15, 2011 (4.5 hours total)

Who Should Attend:

  • Energy Auditors and Building Analysts
  • Home Performance Contractors and Weatherization Crews
  • Remodelers and Home Improvement Contractors
  • Builders
  • Code Officials and Home Inspectors
  • Raters

The fee includes the training, use of our equipment, and course materials.  

Bonus:  2.25 BPI CEU's for those who are BPI Certified!

You’ll Learn About:

  • What does the IRC require regarding house tightness?
  • Why that level of tightness?
  • How can the building be tested for air leakage?
  • How is the leakage quantified?  And will it pass code?
  • Use of a blower door, duct tester
  • Mechanical ventilation standards

What makes Pure Energy Coach’s training even more valuable for you?

  • We offer personalized mentoring and support after you’ve completed the course
  • We deliver a hands-on experience: you get to practice techniques first-hand and get instant feedback
  • We offer optional testing after the course (additional fee)

Our Credentials:

Pure Energy Coach LLC has delivered building energy science training for over 30 years and we have audited more than 40,000 homes for energy conservation and efficiency improvements. The skills we will teach you are distilled from our many decades of practical hands-on, field experience. We have Training Affiliate status with the Building Performance Institute (BPI)  —  the nation's premier building performance credentialing, quality assurance and national standards setting organization.

Our course leaders are renowned experts sought out for their input into this country’s green building policies, utility rebate programs and standards development. Their deep and pragmatic knowledge, coupled with hands-on and individually attentive delivery of training, means you get the most comprehensive and practical professional training in the industry–which will help you get a good job, keep your current job, or advance in the field.

Larry Armanda has taught and teaches this course with Pure Energy.  In addition to being a Home Performance contractor, he is Certified Level I and II Thermographer.  He taught courses for the Weatherization Training Center at Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport PA as well as for other schools, organizations and companies.  He is a BPI Affiliate, and is BPI BA, Envelope, Heating Professional and Multi Family Certified.

A. Tamasin Sterner has taught this and many other courses to the public and BPI candidates and weatherization workers in the last few years.  She and her staff strive to continuously coach energy technicians at every opportunity by doing, among other things, comprehensive QA visits on post installation measures.  Her company is a BPI Affiliate, and she is BPI BA, Envelope, Heating Professional and Multi Family Certified.

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