IN-PERSON Building Science Principles (D725)

27aug8:30 am5:00 pmIN-PERSON Building Science Principles (D725)


$350 (General Public / Non-Associated Contractor); $175 (WA State Wx Agency-Associated Contractor); $0 (WA State Wx Agency Staff)

Event Details

Course Description:

This Building Science Principles (formerly Introduction to Weatherization and Building Science) course is a 1-day training designed to introduce weatherization and building science principles. Students will participate in classroom instruction referencing the Building Performance Institute’s Building Science Principles Reference Guide.


Course Content & Objectives:

  • Describe both the background of weatherization and key aspects of the weatherization process
  • Identify the types of energy movement and describe how they operate in the home
  • Summarize building science and describe pressure and thermal concepts
  • Describe how a house functions as a system of systems
  • Identify mechanical systems and describe their purpose and basic operation
  • Describe the audit process and recognize the required data for energy modeling
  • Identify appropriate weatherization measures based on Washington state guidelines
  • Perform a basic blower door test and describe the basics of combustion safety testing



(Tuesday) 8:30 am - 5:00 pm(GMT-07:00)



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