Residential Oil Combustion Heating Systems and Water Heaters: Types and Testing

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Residential Oil Combustion Heating Systems and Water Heaters: Types and Testing

Time: April 20, 2011 to April 21, 2011
Location: Pure Energy, Lancaster, PA
Street: 10 North Bausman Drive
City/Town: Lancaster, PA 17603
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Phone: 717-293-8990
Event Type: training, and, certification
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 two-day course incorporates classroom lectures, as well as demonstrations with an emphasis on student interaction during lab exercises.

When:  April 20 - 21, 2011 (2 days total)

Who Should Attend:

  • Energy Auditors and Building Analysts
  • Weatherization Installers and Monitors
  • HVAC Contractors
  • Remodelers and Home Improvement Contractors
  • Home Performance Contractors

The fee includes the training, lunch each day, use of our equipment and lab, computer use, and course materials.  

Bonus:  8 BPI CEU's for those who are BPI Certified!

You’ll Learn About:

  • How furnaces, boilers, and water heaters work
  • Venting requirements
  • Troubleshooting heating and water heating systems
  • Combustion testing protocol, including "worst case" combustion appliance zone depressurization measurement, draft pressure measurement, CO measurement in the flues and in the ambient air, and efficiency testing
  • Tools and equipment demonstrations

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 BPI testing for certification (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 designed and taught all the combustion courses for the Weatherization Training Center at Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport PA.  He has presented this course dozens of times for contractors in classroom settings and on site.  He is a BPI Affiliate, and is BPI BA, Envelope, Heating Professional and Multi Family Certified.

A. Tamasin Sterner has taught numerous courses and written professional articles on combustion safety.  Her company is a BPI Affiliate, and she is BPI BA, Envelope, Heating Professional and Multi Family Certified.

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