CleanEdison's BPI Building Analyst course aligns with the professional standards of excellence set forth by the Building Performance Institute (BPI). This BPI training will provide individuals with the knowledge, skills and certification needed to excel in the home energy performance industry.
Why take this course:BPI Building Analyst certification is the nation's most widely recognized energy auditor certificationThis BPI Building Analyst course covers the fundamental knowledge recommended before taking advanced BPI Certifications that will allow your company to apply for BPI Accreditation. Most individuals take the BPI Building Analyst / Envelope Professional Combo to take advantage of BPI AccreditationThe classroom portion of the course can be taken either in person or onlineYou will gain energy auditing skills that can immediately be applied to the fieldThe home energy performance industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the nationWho Should Take This Course:
There are no prerequisites. Our BPI Building Analyst training is ideal for:
Home inspectorsGeneral contractorsHVAC techniciansInsulation professionalsHome buildersAnyone interested in a career in energy auditing.What You'll Learn:
Our energy audit training incorporates BPI Training standards, which emphasize the 'house-as-a-system' approach to energy auditing. This model recognizes that all systems are interconnected, from gas and electric appliances to heating and cooling systems, to the building envelope, foundation, walls, roof, doors and windows.
Have an understanding of the various types systems within a home, their components and functions and how they inter-operateKnow the process of completing a BPI energy audit to Building Analyst Standards and be able to communicate this to CustomersBe able to conduct safety and performance tests to assess system condition, identify savings opportunities and prepare a "workscope" with meaningful, cost effective solutionsPass the BPI Building Analyst written and field exams
Day 1 Course Outline:
Introductions & Paperwork
Section 1: What is BPI?Section 2: Building Science BasicsSection 3: ExteriorAudit - (Building Shell)Section 4: ExteriorAudit - (Windows & Doors)Section 5: Exterior Audit - (Air Leakages)
Day 2 Course Outline:
Section 6: Insulation AuditSection 7: Lighting and Appliances AuditSection 8: Heating Systems AuditSection 9: Cooling Systems AuditSection 10: Water Heating System AuditSection 11: Health & SafetySection 12: Assessment Process - The AuditSection 13: Assessment Process - Overview
Day 3 Course Outline:
AM - Field Training - Audit DemonstrationPM - Field Training - Candidate Audit Hands-On
Day 4 Course Outline:
8:00 - 10:00 Review for Written Test10:00 - 12:00 Online Test1:00 - 5:00 Field Test (2hr Slots)
Day 5 (6 if necessary) Course Outline:
9:00am - 5:00pm Field Test (2 hr Slots)What's Included:4-day course includes 18 hours of classroom instruction (live or online) and 10 hours of live field BPI trainingOnline materials for self-study before the courseCleanEdison BPI Building Analyst Essentials Textbook ($99 value)A copy of the BPI Technical StandardsLive review session with practice questionsAll scheduling and fees for both the written exam and field testCleanEdison Pass Guarantee: if you do not pass the certification exam on your first try, you may re-take the course at no additional costBPI Certification
CleanEdison's BPI Building Analyst course prepares participants to earn the nationally recognized BPI Building Analyst certification.