Course Overview: This Everblue BPI Heating Specialist Certification course includes 5 days of classroom and field training as well as the BPI Heating Professional written and field exams. This course covers heating system science, load & system sizing, ventilation system design & installation, and system diagnostics.
1. Understand the different types of heating systems in a home 2. Calculate airflow and max leakage for forced air distribution systems 3. Conduct distribution system efficiency calculations for a home.
Course Materials: Pre-course study materials, Everblue’s Study Guide, Field Training Experience, and Practice Questions.
Prerequisites: BPI Building Analyst certification
Audience: HERS Raters, BPI Building Analyst Professionals, HVAC Professionals, Insulation Professionals, Home Builders, Home Inspectors, General Contractors, Home Builders, Engineers, and Architects.
Benefits: The BPI Heating Specialist certification gives an advanced credential for energy auditors seeking opportunities to remain competitive in a growing job market. Individuals specializing in this area can increased chances for employment because of their specialization in heating systems.
Job Outlook: The job outlook remains strong for energy auditors as weatherization assistance programs gain momentum across the United States. The O*Net Occupational Finder projects a 21% growth in the demand for energy auditors by 2016. Jobs include energy auditors, weatherization technicians, electricians, plumbers, heating & air specialists, and general laborers.
Length: 5 days (35 Contact Hours) Credential: BPI Heating Specialist