Everblue's weatherization certification course provides the skills and techniques necessary to properly air seal and insulate a home. Weatherization is an important step in protecting a residential or commercial building and its interior from the elements. Factors such as wind, sunlight, and precipitation can cause a building to become less energy efficient. Proper weatherization can save building owners money quickly. Everblue's BPI Insulation and Air Sealing Technician training is very hands on and will prepare you for an esteemed certification from the Building Performance Institute (BPI). Learn these valuable skills!
Course Description: Students will learn the proper installation of residential air-sealing measures including dense-pack insulation, spray-foam, caulk, mastic, foam board, bubble blanket, fire-rated sealants and barriers, as well as techniques for sealing and insulating ducts, canned lights, attic hatches, crawl spaces, plumbing penetrations, top-plates, and a variety of gaps, cracks, and openings found in a home.
Audience: This course is ideal for energy auditors, general contractors, home inspectors, HERS Raters, roofers, HVAC technicians, insulation professionals, electricians, home builders, engineers, architects, students, and anyone interested in learning the proper way to air seal and insulate a home.
Course Materials: Classroom Training, Hands-on Air Sealing Training, Everblue's BPI Insulation & Air Sealing Technician Handbook, BPI Technical Standards, the hands-on test for the BPI Residential Building Envelope Accessible Areas Air Leakage Control Installer Certification, and Everblue Certificate of Completion.
|Causes of Air Movement||Stack Effect & Convection|
|Safety Equipment||Combustion Safety|
|Dense Packing Insulation||Exam Review & Questions|
"The instructor is well versed in the topic presented. He was able to keep our attention through his buoyant presentation style; the group was attentive and participatory in class. He was also able to give relative examples on the topic in relation to our profession and specialization."