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February 2020

Lead Safety for Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Initial Training

February 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Southface SWEET Center, 590 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30308 United States
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As of April 22, 2008, the EPA requires the use of lead-safe practices to prevent lead poisoning. Beginning in April 2010, contractors performing renovation, repair and painting projects that disturb lead-based paint in homes, child care facilities and schools built before 1978 must be certified and must follow specific work practices to prevent lead contamination. Lead-based paint is a hazardous substance that is harmful to children ages 6 and under, pregnant woman and employees working on pre-1978 houses. This one-day…

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March 2020

Lead Safety for Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Refresher Training

March 3 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Southface SWEET Center, 590 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30308 United States
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If you’re a contractor that took the RRP Initial course, then you will need to come back before your 3-year anniversary to take the half-day RRP Refresher course. In other words, if you took the RRP initial class on Jan. 15, 2018, then you will need to take the Refresher class before Jan. 15, 2021 for your re-certification. IMPORTANT: If your certification lapses beyond your 3-year anniversary, you will need to take the 8-hour Initial Certification class once again. This…

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Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Rater: A Two-Part Training

March 30 @ 8:00 am - April 3 @ 6:00 pm
Southface SWEET Center, 590 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30308 United States
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April 20, 2020 @ 8:00 am - April 21, 2020 @ 6:00 pm Completing this two-part course is the necessary step toward becoming a Certified Home Energy Rater authorized to administer the Home Energy Rating System (HERS) developed by the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET). As a Certified Home Energy Rater, you will be able to produce energy rating reports that will help homebuyers and homeowners qualify for financing incentives through a variety of private and government loan programs.  Raters…

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April 2020

Fundamentals of Building Science

April 9 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Southface SWEET Center, 590 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30308 United States
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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. If you're new to the industry or a homeowner that wants to understand how to optimize your energy savings, this training will teach you what to look for. Learn about the science…

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LEED Green Associate Kickoff & Test Prep

April 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Southface SWEET Center, 590 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30308 United States
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This one-day workshop introduces students to the LEED rating systems and core concepts of green building while preparing students for success on the LEED Green Associate Exam. Throughout the workshop students will gain an understanding of the core concepts and principles of green building and sustainable design. Student learning will be reinforced through group exercises, sample exam questions and strategies for passing the exam. The LEED Green Associate is a stand-alone credential; it can also serve as the entry point…

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Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Rater: A Two-Part Training

April 20 @ 8:00 am - April 21 @ 6:00 pm
Southface SWEET Center, 590 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30308 United States
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This is Part 2 of the Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Rater Training. To register for both parts of this training, go here. 

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May 2020

Duct & Envelope Tightness (DET) Verifier

May 11 @ 9:00 am - May 12 @ 5:00 pm
Southface SWEET Center, 590 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30308 United States
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This two-day course is designed to introduce the skills necessary to become a Duct and Envelope Tightness (DET) Verifier, certified to perform the diagnostic testing required for new homes by the 2009 and 2012 IECC amendments.. Register for Training LEARN After successful completion of this course, the participant will be able to test the leakage of a building envelope and duct system, and evaluate the results as measured against Georgia code requirements. Specific topics include:Protocols for blower door and duct…

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Lead Safety for Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Initial Training

May 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Southface SWEET Center, 590 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30308 United States
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As of April 22, 2008, the EPA requires the use of lead-safe practices to prevent lead poisoning. Beginning in April 2010, contractors performing renovation, repair and painting projects that disturb lead-based paint in homes, child care facilities and schools built before 1978 must be certified and must follow specific work practices to prevent lead contamination. Lead-based paint is a hazardous substance that is harmful to children ages 6 and under, pregnant woman and employees working on pre-1978 houses. This one-day…

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