june, 2022

01jun8:30 am5:00 pmIn-Person Introduction to Weatherization and Building Science (D306)

COST

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

Event Details

UPDATED COVID PROCEDURES AT BPC

  • Learners shall review COVID-19 Daily Screening Questions located here
  • For learners who can attest to being vaccinated, masks are not required
  • For learners who cannot attest to being vaccinated, social distancing and the use of N-95 or KN-95 masks are required
  • Classroom seating arrangements will maintain 4 feet of distance between seats
  • BPC kitchen is closed to non-employees
  • At their discretion, trainers may implement a mask requirement at any time during a training

Course Description:

This 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.

Resources:

Course Content & Objectives:

  • Describe both the background and major principles of weatherization
  • Identify all ways of energy movement and the basics of each
  • Summarize building science and describe pressure and thermal concepts
  • Describe interrelation and affects of “house as a system”
  • Identify mechanical systems and their main purposes
  • Describe the audit process and recognize the required importance and 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

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Time

(Wednesday) 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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