Hello,My name is Ronald Stevens I'm a student enrolled in the BPI program at Consumnes River College in Sacramento California. I just passed my written exam, I'm now in the process of learning the…Continue
Like you I have passed the written test and I'm taking the field exam in about 4 weeks so I too, am trying to get help outside of my class to get more hands on on the field exam. I'm in sacramento wish we could…"
I would take Jon's advice and run (hard) with it.
I really could not have said it better myself. I am a relatively new entrant to this side of the field, and I can concur with everything Jon has laid out for you.
"Some of the most knowledgeable trades people I know volunteer for Habitat for Humanity. You could help your community while gaining valuable OTJ experience and make connections with hi integrity contractors. To really "get it", you have to…"
"I have passed the written Building Performance test and now want to get some further OJT on the field work so that I can pass that test. I spent too much time on my last attempt so feel I just need to practice. While I can do this on my own home and…"
I regularly teach students like you and I advise them to get a job in the industry as quickly as they can so they can gain experience AND learn about the industry. As long as it pays the bills don't fret too much about…"
"One piece of advice is to have an idea of the cost of the recommended repairs to the home you test. That is one question that all homeowners want to know. If you do plan on staying on only the audit side find some local reliable…"
"Congrats & best of luck - the biggest issue many of us have offering advice is we have no idea what you are interested in, who your ideal employer is, and a whole host of other items to get some context. With that said, I guess the best advice…"
In 2008 California introduced the nation's first green building code, known as CALGreen. Published initially as a voluntary code, it became mandatory January 1, 2011 for new residential and commercial construction. Green Technology magazine interviewed California Building Standards Commission Deputy Executive Director Michael Nearman to learn what updates are included in the CALGreen code revisions that go into effect July 1, 2012.…See More
Yes I'm a California resident attending school at Consumnes River College in Sacramento. I'm studying now for field exam over the next six weeks. I'm taking my BPI Residential Building Auditor &…"
"Hello Diane ,
My name is Ronald Stevens from Sacramento, Ca and I'm very greatful for this information being shared. As our industry continue to thrive and evolve. This is an excellent tool for newbees like myself to really learn and see…"
"Congratulations! Assuming you are a CA resident, are you willing to relocate within CA or to another state? It's important to know, because the work is paid for in different ways in different states. Over the next six weeks,…"