Building Science Principles Class

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Join CCI, Diagnostic Energy Auditors of Western Pennsylvania and Green Building Alliance as we present the Building Performance Institute’s new Building Science Principles class, a certificate program designed for people who wish to learn more about Building Science but don’t have to be certified Energy Auditors.

This class lays a foundation of understanding for the architects, building trades, Vo-tech students, or adult student at any level. It could also benefit Home Inspectors, Real Estate Agents or Appraisers, government officials, and those working in weatherization programs. No field experience is required for this program, and no field test is required.
Topics covered include:

  • Principles of Energy Transfer 
  • Basics of Airflow & Infiltration
  • Building Structural Elements
  • Moisture Control
  • Insulation Basics
  • Mechanical Systems & Ventilation
  • Health & Safety Issues
  • Conservation Strategies

This material is presented in the classroom and includes BPI’s Building Science Principles book ($119.00 value). The class concludes with a 2 hour on-line exam ($99.00 value) If the student successfully passes the open book test, BPI will award the participant with a Building Science Principles® Certificate of Knowledge.  This class is approved for 6 BPI CEU’s,12 ASHI CE's, 12 GBCI CEUs,12 AIA HSW hours.  (Note that this is not an equivalent to BPI certification.)    .

This two day class, August 8 - 9, will be taught live by Rhett Major, The Energy Doctor, a local expert with over 28 years of experience in Building Science, Energy Efficiency, and the building trades. He holds Certifications from BPI, RESNET, USGBC, PHIUS, and The InfraRed Training Institute. He has been training extensively since 2009, and brings real world experience to the subjects he teaches.

COURSE FEES:  $575.00 General Public - $475.00 DEAWP, Pro-ASHI & GBA members

August 8th, 2017 8:30 AM   through   August 9th, 2017 4:00 PM
64 South 14th Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
United States
Individual Registration $ 575.00
DEAWP, Pro-ASHI, and GBA Members $ 475.00

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