IN-PERSON Introduction to Weatherization and Building Science (D443)

26apr8:30 am5:00 pmIN-PERSON Introduction to Weatherization and Building Science (D443)


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

Event Details

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.


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



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



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