ONLINE Building Science Principles (D727)

05sep8:30 am5:00 pmONLINE Building Science Principles (D727)


$280 (General Public / Non-Associated Contractor); $140 (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 ONLINE training designed to introduce weatherization and building science principles. Students will participate in online 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



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



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