january, 2022

06jan8:30 am4:00 pmIntroduction to Weatherization and Building Science (D240)

COST

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

Event Details

**COVID-19 Statement: In order to attend this in-person training, you will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and will be required to attest to this during registration, as well as provide proof of vaccination on the day of the training**

This in-person Introduction to Weatherization and Building Science course is a 1- day (6 hour) training designed to introduce weatherization and building science principles. Students will participate in classroom instruction and laboratory work referencing the Building Performance Institute’s Building Science Principles Reference Guide.

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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

(Thursday) 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Location

Building Performance Center

3406 Redwood Ave.

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