BPI: Building Analyst
The course covers the basics of residential construction, insulation, air leakage, ventilation, indoor air quality, combustion principles, HVAC and safety. Students will learn usage, applications and receive hands-on practice with all the tools associated with performing energy audits. These include; Blower Door, Combustion Analyzer, Gas Leak Detector, Pressure Pans, Exhaust Flow Hood and related test equipment. The course covers the basics of residential construction, insulation, air leakage, ventilation, indoor air quality, combustion principles, HVAC and safety.
The class will prepare students for, and includes, the two proctored BPI Tests required to become a BPI Certified Building Analyst. This course is a mixture of presentation/lecture material and hands on equipment practice.
This course is a total of 36 hours including testing.
This course is intended for students to become BPI Certified. The course does not, by itself, qualify a student to practice any particular trade. There are numerous trades that recognize and/or require BPI Certification as a component of a potential employee or contractor’s resume. There are various local, state and national agencies that require BPI Certification.
Requirements for admission
A high school diploma or GED equivalent is required. The minimum recommended age for students is 18 years old, younger students may be accepted on an individual basis.
Tuition: $ 1,445
Administration Fee (Enrollment Deposit) $ 50,
BPI Written Test Fee $ 250, BPI Field Test Fee $ 450
Total tuition & fees: $ 2,195