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Curriculum Providers?

Hello everyone, I am on the hunt for curricula for BPI installer/airsealing, AC/Heatpump, Multifamily, and Mobile Home certification. I'm c…

Started by Kyle Chase

7 Mar 11, 2011
Reply by Matthew Redmond

TWI

About a year ago John Tooley introduced me to Training Within Industry (TWI) and lean.  http://twi-institute.com/ We've been using TWI Job…

Started by Lester Shen

5 Feb 28, 2011
Reply by Lester Shen

Pressure testing practice in the classroom

I just ordered the Retrotec house and duct simulator to use in our next HERS rater class and was wondering what other trainers do to give s…

Started by Allison A. Bailes III

6 Jan 27, 2011
Reply by Dale Sherman

Can't start too young....

Can't start too young. In a program we helped develop for Laney College, a special high-school class on "Physics for Building Science" summ…

Started by Evan Mills

2 Dec 9, 2010
Reply by Michael Stuart

Effective and Meaningful Infrared Thermography Training - Short Term and Long Term... today and tomorrow.

I have been involved with the the training of individuals in many different trades for some time now.   Most trainers and mentors will agre…

Started by Michael Stuart

5 Nov 23, 2010
Reply by Randy Barnett

Workforce Guidelines for Home Energy Upgrades

DOE recently published the draft Workforce Guidelines for Home Energy UpgradesPart 1: Standard Work Specifications for Energy Efficiency Re…

Started by Tom White

0 Nov 10, 2010

ENERGY STAR training

I'm at the ENERGY STAR train-the-trainer training in Raleigh for the next two days. This is the second of 4 such events that are scheduled…

Started by Allison A. Bailes III

0 Nov 8, 2010

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David Eakin replied to Kaushal Bharath Raju's discussion Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.
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