CleanEdison's BPI Building Analyst / Envelope Professional Combo course aligns with the professional standards set forth by the Building Performance Institute (BPI). This combination will provide individuals with the knowledge, skills and certification needed to excel in the home energy performance industry.
Why Take This Course:By combining the Building Analyst and Envelope Professional certification courses into one program, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the all the knowledge and skills needed to be a certified energy auditor, while saving time and money on trainingTogether, the BPI Building Analyst and BPI Envelope Professional certifications make your firm eligible for accreditation by The Building Performance Institute (BPI). BPI Accreditation is often required to offer federal, state and local incentives to your customersThe 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. Our BPI Building Analyst / Envelope Professional training is ideal for:
Home inspectorsHVAC techniciansGeneral contractorsHome buildersInsulation ProfessionalsAnyone interested in a career in energy auditing.What You'll Learn:
CleanEdison's five-day intensive BA/ES Combo Course combines our BPI Building Analyst training and Envelope Professional training into a concise program.
Have an understanding of the various types systems within a home, their components and functions and how they inter-operateKnow the process of completing a BPI energy audit to Building Analyst Standards and be able to communicate this to CustomersBe able to conduct safety and performance tests to assess system condition, identiy savings opportunities and prepae a workscope with meaningful, cost effective retrofit solutionsUnderstand the installation process of ALL suggested and installed workscope meausures and inspect for accuracyPass the BPI Building Analyst and Envelope written and field exams
Day 1 Course Outline:
Introduction & Paperwork
Section 1: What is BPI?Section2: Building Science BasicsSection 3: Energy and the consumerSection 4: Energy BasicsSection 5: Degree DaysSection 6: Building EnevlopeSection 7: Diagnostic ProceduresSection 8: Windows & DoorsSection 9: Air LeakageSection10: Finding Aie LeaksSection 11: Air Sealing
Day 2 Coure Outline:
Section 12: Duct LeakageSection 13: InsulationSection 14: Basements & CrawlspacesSection 15: Lighting & AppliancesSection 16: Home Heating BasicsSection 17: Combustion HeatingSection 18: Water HeatingSection 19: Cooling SystemsSection 20: Health & SafetySection 21: Combustion Appliance TestingSection 22: Audit ProcessSection 23: Optional Slides
Day 3 Course Outline:
AM - Field Training - Audit DemonstrationPM - Field Training - Candidate Audit Hands-On
Day 4 Course Ouline:
8:00 - 10:00 Review for Written Test10:00 - 12:00 Online Test1:00 - 5:00 Field Test (2hr Slots)Day 5 - (6 If Needed)9:00 - 5:00pm Field Test (2hr Slots)Day 6 - 9:00 Field Test Slots if neededWhat's Included:5-day course includes 18 hours of classroom instruction (live or online) and 9 hours of live field trainingAccess to 20+ hours of additional online training materialsCleanEdison BPI Building Analyst Essentials Textbook ($99 value)CleanEdison Envelope Professional Student Manual ($95 value)Live review session with practice questionsAll BPI exam fees and 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 BA/ES Combo course prepares participants to earn the nationally recognized BPI BA/ES Combo certification.