PTCS Duct Sealing Training and Certification

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PTCS Duct Sealing Training and Certification

Time: March 4, 2013 at 8:30am to March 6, 2013 at 4:30pm
Location: ECONTC Training Center
Street: 11517 NE Marx St
City/Town: Portland, OR
Website or Map: http://www.econtc.com/
Phone: 503.853.6111
Event Type: training, certification
Organized By: Linda Kimbrough
Latest Activity: Dec 12, 2012

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PTCS Duct Sealing Technician - Training and Certification

Energy Conservation Training Company - A Division of Applied Proactive Technologies, Inc

Contact:  Jeff Catlin - 503.853.6111 or jeff.catlin@econtc.com

Tuition Price: $500.00 

TUITION FEE INCLUDES:

  • Classroom instruction – 8-10 students max.
  • Hands-on field training in two local, private residences
  • Reference and study materials
  • Written exam

ABOUT THE COURSE

PTCS is a certification program for residential heat pumps and duct systems. It is sponsored by the Bonneville Power Administration based on recommendations made by the Regional Technical Forum regarding the best practices for high performing HVAC systems. Through the PTCS program, contractors are trained in the specifications and paperwork that must be submitted for each job to a local approved PTCS registry.

 

The PTCS Duct Sealing class covers many aspects of the PTCS program including:

• Pressure diagnostics in the building to identify leakage to the outside.

• The use of testing equipment such as the duct blaster, blower door, and manometer.

• Proper techniques for securing and sealing ductwork, including mechanical fastening,

  Panduit straps, and the use of mastic.

• Program specific requirements to qualify for utility incentives and tax credits.

 

BENEFITS OF THE COURSE

Technicians who successfully complete the course will become PTCS Certified and then able to participate in various regional programs sponsored by Bonneville Power Administration, Energy Trust of Oregon, local utilities, and the Oregon Department of Energy.

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