This comprehensive training teaches the necessary skills and abilities to perform comprehensive whole-home assessments to optimize comfort, durability, and performance by identifying problems at the root cause and prescribing prioritized solutions based on building science.
This comprehensive training covers many topics including: fundamentals of building science; home assessment; energy modeling and work scope development; and the use of diagnostic equipment including Blower Door, Duct Leakage Tester, Pressure Pan, Exhaust Fan Flow Meter and Combustion Safety Testing equipment.
This training prepares students to challenge the written and field examinations required to achieve the BPI Building Analyst Professional Certification. To achieve the BPI Building Analyst Professional Certification, a student must receive a passing score on both the written and field examinations.
The Building Performance Institute (BPI) classifies the Building Analyst Professional Certification as a Skilled Building Performance Certification. This credential is intended for professionals with proven knowledge, skills and abilities to perform comprehensive whole-home assessments to optimize comfort, durability, and performance by identifying problems at the root cause and prescribing prioritized solutions based on building science.
After successful completion of this course, the participant will be able to perform comprehensive whole-home energy assessments, employ advanced diagnostic testing techniques, evaluate building systems performance, diagnose problems, and provide cost-effective solutions that increase energy efficiency and improve the health and safety qualities of the home.
This training has been approved by BPI for 8 BPI Continuing Education Units.
Field exams are NOT included during the training and must be scheduled separately. Please contact email@example.com to confirm field exam scheduling and proctor availability.
Since this course covers a wealth of material in a limited time, we recommend that students familiarize themselves with basic mathematics and construction terminology prior to attending the training. Students should also possess basic math and computer operation skills.
Online Learning Modules: Basics of Building Science, Math Basics (access provided upon registration)