This course aligns with the Building Performance Institute (BPI) Building Analyst Professional standards for residential energy auditing. This one week course introduces students to various components of building science, including combustion safety, blower door testing, energy analysis, home performance assessment and effective communication with clients. Students learn how heat, moisture and air move through buildings and the impacts they can have on efficiency and durability as well as health and safety. Students take one written test at the conclusion of the class. Upon successful completion of the course work, students will receive a certificate of completion. This course is designed to prepare students to challenge the BPI Building Analyst certification exams and is suitable for those with some experience in the field as auditors or those with backgrounds in residential construction.
Class Size Limit: 6
Continuing education units (CEUs):
BPI – 9.38