CleanEdison BPI Building Analyst Training PA - Pittsburgh Sep 29, 2014

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CleanEdison BPI Building Analyst Training PA - Pittsburgh Sep 29, 2014

Time: September 29, 2014 at 8am to October 4, 2014 at 5pm
Location: Hampton Inn - Pittsburgh
Street: 1247 Smallman Street
City/Town: Pittsburgh
Website or Map: http://www.cleanedison.com/co…
Phone: 1-800-658-3656
Event Type: class
Organized By: CleanEdison
Latest Activity: Nov 20, 2013

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Event Description

Why take this course:

  • BPI Building Analyst certification is the nation's most widely recognized energy auditor certification
  • This BPI Certification course covers the fundamental knowledge recommended before taking advanced BPI Certifications that will allow your company to apply for BPI Accreditation. Most individuals take the BPI Building Analyst / Envelope Professional Combo to take advantage of BPI Accreditation
  • The classroom portion of the course can be taken either in person or online
  • Anyone interested in a career in energy auditing.

What You'll Learn:

Our energy audit training incorporates BPI Certification standards, which emphasize the 'house-as-a-system' approach to energy auditing. This model recognizes that all systems are interconnected, from gas and electric appliances to heating and cooling systems, to the building envelope, foundation, walls, roof, doors and windows.

Course Objectives:

  • Have an understanding of the various types systems within a home, their components and functions and how they inter-operate
  • Know the process of completing a BPI energy audit to Building Analyst Standards and be able to communicate this to Customers
  • Be able to conduct safety and performance tests to assess system condition, identify savings opportunities and prepare a "workscope" with meaningful, cost effective solutions
  • Pass the BPI Building Analyst written and field exams

Agenda:

Day 1 Course Outline:

Introductions & Paperwork

  • Section 1: What is BPI?
  • Section 2: Building Science Basics
  • Section 3: ExteriorAudit - (Building Shell)
  • Section 4: ExteriorAudit - (Windows & Doors)
  • Section 5: Exterior Audit - (Air Leakages)

Day 2 Course Outline:

  • Section 6: Insulation Audit
  • Section 7: Lighting and Appliances Audit
  • Section 8: Heating Systems Audit
  • Section 9: Cooling Systems Audit
  • Section 10: Water Heating System Audit
  • Section 11: Health & Safety
  • Section 12: Assessment Process - The Audit
  • Section 13: Assessment Process - Overview 

Day 3 Course Outline:

  • AM - Field Training - Audit Demonstration
  • PM - Field Training - Candidate Audit Hands-On

Day 4 Course Outline:

  • 8:00 - 10:00 Review for Written Test
  • 10:00 - 12:00 Online Test
  • 1:00 - 5:00 Field Test (2hr Slots)

Day 5 (6 if necessary) Course Outline:

  • 9:00am - 5:00pm Field Test (2 hr Slots)

What's Included:

  • 4-day course includes 18 hours of classroom instruction (live or online) and 10 hours of live field BPI training
  • Online materials for self-study before the course
  • CleanEdison BPI Building Analyst Essentials Textbook ($99 value)
  • A copy of the BPI Technical Standards
  • Live review session with practice questions
  • All scheduling and fees for both the written exam and field test
  • CleanEdison Pass Guarantee: if you do not pass the certification exam on your first try, you may re-take the course at no additional cost

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