CleanEdison's BPI Enveope Professional course aligns with the professional standards set forth by the Building Performance Institute (BPI). This advanced energy auditor training will provide individuals with the knowledge, skills and certification needed to excel in the home energy performance industry.
Why Take This Course:This BPI Certification, in conjunction with the BPI Building Analyst certification, will make your company eligible to apply for BPI Accreditation. Accreditation allows your firm to take advantage of federal, state and local incentive programs that are available only to firms with accreditation.The classroom portion of the course can be taken either in person or onlineYou will gain energy auditing skills that can immediately be applied to the fieldThe home energy performance industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the nationWho Should Take This Course:
There are no prerequisites, although the BPI Building Analyst Certification is recommended. Most individuals take the BPI Building Analyst / Envelope Professional Combo.
Our BPI Envelope Shell training is ideal for:
Home inspectorsGeneral contractorsHVAC techniciansInsulation professionalsAnyone interested in the energy-related aspects of a building's exterior.What You'll Learn:
CleanEdison's 18-hour Envelope Professional course focuses on the thermal and pressure boundaries of a building as well as ways to enhance the building envelope through insulation and air-sealing techniques.
Have an understanding of the various types of styems within a home, their components and functions and how they inter-operateKnow the process of completing a BPI Enevelope Professional and be able to communicate this to CustomersBe able to conduct safety and performance tests to assess system condition, identify savings opportunities and prepare a "workscope" with meaningful, cost effective retrofit solutionsPass the BPI Enevlope Professional written and fields exam
Day 1 Course Outline:
Section 1: Energy BasicsSection 2: MoistureSection 3: Thermal BoundarySection 4: Pressured BoundarySection 5: Mechanical VentilationSection 6: Pressure DiagnosticsSection 7: Forced Air Distribution SystemSection 8: Combustion SafetyRecap of BPI Standards
Day 2 Course Outline:
Blower Door testingCAZ testingDuct Blaster testingHeat loss determinationRecommendationsWhat's Included:3-day course includes 10 hours of classroom instruction (live or online) and 8 hours of live field trainingOnline materials for self-study before the courseCleanEdison Envelope Professional Student Manual ($95 value)A copy of the BPI Technical StandardsLive review session with practice questionsAll exam fees, written and field exam schedulingCleanEdison Pass Guarantee: if you do not pass the certification exam on your first try, you may re-take the course at no additional costBPI Training:
CleanEdison's BPI Envelope Professional course prepares participants to earn the nationally recognized BPI Envelope certification.