Alabama Energy Code

Southface has partnered with the Alabama Department of Economic & Community Affairs (ADECA) to provide a series of residential and commercial energy code workshops in cities across Alabama.

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The one-day ASHRAE 62.2-2013 Ventilation for Existing Homes Training introduces participants to the concepts behind the development of the ASHRAE 62.2-2013 standard. Instruction will include classroom and hands-on demonstration.



Whether you are a seasoned contractor or new to the world of home performance, Southface’s BPI trainings are designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to assess and improve existing homes for health, safety and energy efficiency!

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Building Science

This course is designed to provide participants with a practical knowledge of basic building science principles. Students are introduced to the "house as a system" model for assessing and improving building performance, as well as the fundamentals of heat, air, and moisture flow as it relates to buildings.

Fundamentals of Building Science

Combustion Safety

This course introduces participants to the components of safe combustion and combustion safety testing and inspection techniques for residential combustion appliances. The course utilizes nationally recognized procedures developed by the Building Performance Institute (BPI).

Combustion Safety