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Trainings are performed using state of the art equipment providing a hands on practical training experience. All instructors and material are IREC accredited . The Solar industry is explosive and growing rapidly because companies and consumers alike are recognizing the savings and return on investment that solar provides. The future of solar in our country is bright and the demand for trained certified technicians is greater than ever. 
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Building Analyst & Envelope Certification Training & Testing Combo Package (Best value!)

** (No Prerequisites Required for these certifications) However *** (Construction or Building Inspection background are recommended or Take our HPP- Home Performance Professional to be prepared)

Courses are based on the “House-As-A-System” and “Building Science Approach”. This Training is a comprehensive and informative, 5 day packed course (with a 6 day potentially optional, for testing).

  • 2 days of class lectures and training
  • 1.5 days of hands on training in the field with hands on use of field equipment
  • .5 day written exam
  • 1 day field testing (an additional day or 2 may be required to complete field testing)
  • BPI Test Fees all inclusive (written and Field)
  • All necessary equipment for training and testing provided

Training and study material will prepare you for BPI Testing. Students who successfully pass the written and field testing can achieve both the BPI Analyst and Envelope certifications. These certifications can give the opportunity to perform “Testing In” and “Testing Out, “on existing home weatherization projects. These certifications will also allow you to qualify your business or employer as a BPI accredited contractor as well. Most Local, State as well as Federal programs require an Auditor and/or Contractor to be certified to qualify your customers for rebates and incentives on almost all government and utility sponsored programs.

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Building Science, Building Shell / Envelope
  • Thermal & Pressure Boundaries Air Leakage
  • Blower Door Set Up & Testing
  • Heating and Cooling Systems
  • Weatherization
  • Insulation
  • Lighting and Appliances
  • Combustion Appliance Zone (CAZ) and Carbon Testing (CO)

2 hour, 100 question (on line) written exam shall be administered and scored by BPI. Trainees will require a 70% correct response to questions (required by BPI) to achieve a passing score. In addition a **2 Hour Field Exam with an overall score of 70%,with a 85% score in CAZ and CO is required, in order to successfully complete the training and receive your BPI Certifications for the Building Analyst and Building Envelope. Field exams   are videotaped per ANSI standards. Training spots can be reserved with a $400.00 deposit. Balance for training is due in full, no later than two weeks prior to the first scheduled training date. Simply click on View Class Schedule below to begin your registration process or select one of the options located on the right. Need to bring to training a 25' tape measure, standard non programmable calculator, lap top with internet capabilities for online testing and a highlighter pen.

MORE VALUE WITH 411.....GET A FREE!! 60 DAY NO OBLIGATION  WEB SITE FROM ENERGY CIRCLE PRO WITH OUR BPI COMBO PACKAGE!!!

Dallas, TX8/15/2017 - 8/19/2017$2,795.00Register
Dallas, TX9/12/2017 - 9/16/2017$2,795.00Register
Dallas, TX10/17/2017 - 10/21/2017$2,795.00Register
Dallas, TX11/14/2017 - 11/18/2017$2,795.00Register
Dallas, TX12/12/2017 - 12/16/2017$2,795.00Register


Building Analyst Training & Testing

** (BA has No Prerequisites Required for these certifications) However *** (Construction or Building Inspection background are recommended or Take our HPP-Home Performance Professional Training)

Courses are based on the “House-As-A-System” and “Building Science Approach”. This Training is a comprehensive and informative, 5 day packed course (with a 6/7th day potentially optional, for field testing).

  • 2 days of class lectures and training.
  • 1.5 days of hands on training using the equipment.
  • .5 day written testing.
  • 1 day field testing (an additional day or 2 may be required to complete field testing)
  • BPI Test Fees all inclusive (written and Field)
  • All necessary equipment for training and testing provided

Training and study material will prepare you for BPI Testing. Students who successful pass the written and field  testing can achieve the BPI Analyst certification.

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Building Science, Building Shell / Envelope
  • Thermal & Pressure Boundaries Air Leakage
  • Blower Door Set Up & Testing
  • Heating and Cooling Systems
  • Weatherization
  • Insulation
  • Lighting and Appliances
  • Combustion Appliance Zone (CAZ) and Carbon Testing (CO)

2 hour, 100 question (on line) written exam shall be administered and scored by BPI. Trainees will require a 70% correct response to questions (required by BPI) to achieve a passing score. In addition a **2 Hour Field Exam with an overall score of 70%,with a 85% score in CAZ and CO is required, in order to successfully complete the training and receive your BPI Certifications for the Building Analyst. Field exams are videotaped per ANSI standards.Training spots can be reserved with a $400.00 deposit. Balance for training is due in full, no later than two weeks prior to the first scheduled training date. Simply click on View Class Schedule below to begin your registration process or select one of the options located on the right. Need to bring to training a 25' tape measure, standard non programmable calculator, lap top with internet capabilities for online testing and a highlighter pen.

 

MORE VALUE WITH 411.....GET A FREE!! 60 DAY NO OBLIGATION  WEB SITE FROM ENERGY CIRCLE PRO WITH OUR BPI COMBO PACKAGE!!!

Dallas, TX8/15/2017 - 8/19/2017$1,895.00Register
Dallas, TX9/12/2017 - 9/16/2017$1,895.00Register
Dallas, TX10/17/2017 - 10/21/2017$1,895.00Register
Dallas, TX11/14/2017 - 11/18/2017$1,895.00Register
Dallas, TX12/12/2017 - 12/16/2017$1,895.00Register


HPP- Home Performance Professional Training & Testing

HPP-Home Performance Professional

NOTE: This course is approved & recognized by Oncor as an acceptible certification and is recommended for weatherization contractors & installation crews 

This course provides successful students the techniques and preperation to ensure a properly insulated and air sealed  home. The HPP teaches how to test out with a blower door, Duct Blaster, perform Combustion Safety Testing  to ensure occupant safety and to verify all work is completed. In this training course you are taught the proper way to flash, caulk, seal and or insulate a home to perform more energy efficient. This course is perfect for the remodeler or weatherization contractor seeking to be certified and is approved for Oncors HEE & LIW programs. 2 days Classroom, 1.5 day hands on field training and exams on day 4 . This course includes all test fees and class material. Course Outline: Identifying accessible air leakage Reducing air leakage and energy loss Reducing allergens through air migration Proper installation of insulation Manage a crew performing weatherization Combustion Safety Test out & Quality Control, guidance and regulations.

Dallas, TX8/15/2017 - 8/16/2017$695.00Register
Dallas, TX9/12/2017 - 9/13/2017$695.00Register
Dallas, TX10/17/2017 - 10/18/2017$695.00Register
Dallas, TX11/14/2017 - 11/15/2017$695.00Register
Dallas, TX12/12/2017 - 12/13/2017$695.00Register


BPI Building Envelope Professional Field Exam only

Use this for BPI field testing, re-testing or recertification for Building Envelope Professional. BPI requires all field exams to be videotaped per ANSI standards and for quality control.



BPI Heating Professional Certification Training & Testing

Our 5 day program is perfect for Building Anlyst, Building Envelope, HERS Raters, HVAC Professional, Insulation Contractors, Builders and related fields. Previous certifications in Building Analyst or strong Heating and Air Conditioning background is strongly recommended.

  • 2 days of class lectures and training
  • 2 days of hands on training & testing in the field with hands on use of field equipment
  • 1 day written and field testing (an additional day may be required to complete testing)
  • BPI Test Fees all inclusive (written and Field)
  • All necessary equipment for training and testing provided

Heating Professional Program

  • Heating System Science
  • Loads and Sizing
  • Building Science
  • Systems, Designs and Installation
  • Health and Safety
  • Energy and Fuels
  • Ethics and Conduct
  • Field Training
  • All course materials and tests fees

A 2 hour, 100 question (on line) written exam shall be administered and scored by BPI. Trainees will require a 70% correct response to questions (required by BPI) to achieve a passing score. In addition a **2 Hour Field Exam with an overall score of 70%,with a 85% score in CAZ and CO is required, in order to successfully complete the training and receive your BPI Certifications for the Building Analyst. Training spots can be reserved with a $400.00 deposit. Balance for training is due in full, no later than two weeks prior to the first scheduled training date. Simply click on View Class Schedule below to begin your registration process or select one of the options located on the right. Need to bring to training a 25' tape measure, standard non programmable calculator, lap top with internet capabilities for online testing and a highlighter pen.

 

MORE VALUE WITH 411.....GET A FREE!! 60 DAY NO OBLIGATION  WEB SITE FROM ENERGY CIRCLE PRO WITH OUR BPI COMBO PACKAGE!!!

 



Building Analyst & Envelope Professional combo Field Testing Only

This is for re-testing or recertification of BPI Building Analyst & Envelope Professional. All field exams must be videotaped per ANSI standards and for quality control.



Building Analyst and/or Envelope online written test only

If you need only written and or field testing (see field testing for rates) you can come to any scheduled testing session for $325.00 per written exam. We do offer discounts for mulitple exams Please call for availability and times.



Building Analyst Field Exam Only

Use this fee for BPI field test, re-testing or recertification field exams. BPI requires all field exams to be videotaped per ANSI standards and quality control. 



EPA Lead Renovator Certification Training

 

Do you work in homes, child-care facilities, or schools built before 1978? Even if it is not all of the time but even once, you must certify in EPA Lead Safe Practices or it will COST YOU!

Do you know that the work you are performing may be regulated by the EPA since April 22nd, 2010?  Do you know that a violation of this new law can be up to $37,500 and imprisonment if you have not taken a class by Dec. 31st, 2010? You may not be aware that Federal law requires that any contractor disturbing a total of six square feet of painted surfaces in a room for interior projects or more than twenty square feet of painted surfaces for exterior projects or window replacement or demolition in housing (residence, apartments, and condominium), child care facilities and schools built before 1978 must take and successfully complete an approved eight hour EPA Certified Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) course. Also you may not be aware that if these types of properties receive federal funding (i.e.Section 8) or are Housing and Urban Development (HUD) properties, the laws are even more restrictive, disturbing less than two square footof painted surface in a room. There are excessive fines, civil penalties, and felony convictions associated with this new regulation.  Civil penalties of $37,500 per each violation will be issued and a potential five year felony conviction may be imposed for non-compliance of this law of which the contractor cannot go bankrupt from. This follows the EPA Consolidated Enforcement Response and Penalty Policy.

We are proud to announce that we are approved by the EPA to offer the eight hour certification course on Lead Safety for Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP Rule) that is required for pre-1978 work. By taking this EPA certified course you will have a full understanding of lead safe practices that are required in pre-1978 buildings. At the successful completion of the course you will receive your EPA recognized lead RRP certification that is good for 5 years!

The course cost  is a minimal fee compared to the excessive civil penalties of $37,500 per job and 5 year felony convictions that are associated with the law

 

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Home Inspector Training & Certification

 

Our home inspection training course will provide you all the tools you need to successfully start your own, very profitable, Home Inspection Business.

We have taken feedback from our graduates over the past 15 years and created the ideal training solution for you. This course is our most exciting and popular course.

 

Our seasoned instructors will take you through many scenarios of real life situations you will encounter in the field.  They will take you through common and not so common problems you will find as well as how to report your findings.

  

The topics that will be covered include structure, exteriors, roofs, plumbing, electrical, heating, 

cooling, interiors, insulation and ventilation to name a few

 

 

MATERIALS INCLUDED

You will also receive our proven “Home Inspectors Exam Study Guide” with your course.  This book will help you pass your state exam or association exam on the first try.  More than 95% of our students pass the exam the first time.

Also included in your course is our Business & Marketing Success Book.  You will learn how to identify who your real competitors are, and how to set your business apart from them.  By learning proven marketing and sales methods, your customers will learn to value your services above others.

You will also receive the Home Inspection Report, Home Maintenance DVD, Home Maintenance Book, Home Inspection Process DVD, Class Handout workbook and much more. 

 

For more information  Click here



HPP-Spanish (Home Performance Professional)

 

  Todas las tasas del curso incluyen: HHP tarifas de la prueba de certificación, entrenamiento de campo, equipo y material de clase.
Cursos Esquema:
• Salud y Seguridad
• Fundamentos de Ciencias de la Construcción
• Energía y Calor
• Calidad del aire interior y movimiento de aire
• La humedad y humedad
• Aislamiento
• Diagnóstico de presión
• Flujo de aire y ventilador de Normas Puerta
• Ventilación Sistemas
• Climatización General de Información y Sistemas
• Problemas más comunes y soluciones para la fuga de aire y sistemas de ductos
• Pruebas de Seguridad de la combustión
 
  Los estudiantes exitosos pueden beneficiarse de la confianza de que el rendimiento en el trabajo en casa y / o evaluación que son de conducción cumplen o exceden los estándares del sector. Como Home Performance Certified Professional que el individuo ha demostrado el nivel de conocimientos y habilidades para llevar a cabo las evaluaciones y / o instalación de tareas relacionadas con el diagnóstico de un edificio, el uso de equipos de diagnóstico como la puerta del soplador, Blaster conducto, manómetro, analizador de CO, de climatización y reconversión de la instalación. Además, HPP personas certificadas pueden realizar salidas de prueba en prueba y el uso de una puerta del ventilador, las pruebas de monóxido de carbono CO y / o pan, o la presión y la pistola del conducto para garantizar la seguridad y comodidad, mientras que los ocupantes de mejorar el desempeño de la casa.
La celebración de una certificación de HPP asegura al cliente y / o proveedor del programa del titular de la certificación se ha completado una formación integral y programa de certificación que cubre no sólo la instalación de diagnóstico y adecuado de las mejoras de climatización, pero está bien informado acerca de la seguridad y el confort de los ocupantes de viviendas.
Profesionales de la HPP están obligados a asistir a un taller de un día en vivo en el año 2 de su certificación y requiere una recertificación cada 3 años



Indoor Air Quality Inspection & Sampling

 

Did you know the EPA states 90% of our lives is spent in an indoor environment? Did you also know that it is estimated that the levels of indoor air pollutants can be more than 1,000 greater than the outside air?

This course has been designed to help you identify potential concerns in your clients' residence or business.

This is not only a profitable business but a rewarding one as well. The National average for an IAQ consultation starts at $250.00 and if samples are needed the charge is adjusted from there. The standard air sampling equipment for identification of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC's) usually comes from the lab at no cost. Allergen sampling can be performed with the use of a standard vacuum, and bacteria samples can be taken with a $.50 swab.

This course will teach you how to perform assessments, sampling and who your target market is.

 

 

CEU's for this are available for the following professional and State organizations;

    AmIAQC - 16 RC's

    ASHI - 2 CE's

    NADA - 4 CEC's

    NAHI - 16 CEU's

    IICRC - 2 CEC's

    InterNACHI - 16 CEU's

    Louisianna State Board of Home Inspection - 2 CEU's

    Mississippi Home Inspection Licensing Board - 16 CEU's

    Oregon Construction Contractors Board - 16 CEU's

 

For more course information click here



Optional- One on One coaching, group/company training, consulting

We offer Energy Professional Sales Training, Field Audit Mentoring, Energy Business Consulting and Group or Corporate Trainings. Please call (866) 269-0118 or email us for a quote.



Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Course

 

Are you aware the #1 environmental inspection for a commercial real estate transaction is a Phase I Environmental Site Assessments or a Transaction Screen Assessment (TSA)? Did you know there are no samples taken or major testing equipment used in a Phase 1 ESA?

 

This comprehensive course will give you an understanding of performing a Phase 1 ESA following the federal requirements under the ASTM-E1527-05 ruling, the All Appropriate Inquiry (AAI) rule, and the difference with the Transaction Screen Assessment ASTM -E1528-06 rule. We will also teach you how easy it is to obtain records, photos, environmental liens, and fill out information that is required for your report.

 

 

Syllabus

 Overview of Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment

Site Assessment

Laws - CAA, CWA, TSCA, RCRA, CERCLA, SARA, FIFRA

"All Appropriate Inquiry"

SBA

What is a Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessments and Transaction Screen Assessments

Environmental Site Assessments (ESA) ASTM 1527-05

Transaction Screen Assessments (TSA) ASTM 1528-06

Identifying Potential Hazards

Gathering Information

Titles, public records, photographs, aerials, and appraisals

Physical Site Assessment

Exterior visual site inspection

Interior visual site inspection

Inspection Forms

Due Diligence

Submitting a Final Report

Phase II Testing

Phase III Remediation

Equipment

EPA Brownfields

Eligibility



Radon Measurement Training

 

Are you ready to add the #1 environmental service in a real estate transaction? Did you know that Radon is the #1 leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers (EPA)? Would you like to take a course and receive up to $750 in earning potential from the supplies you receive?

 

ESA is proud to bring to you the 16 hour Radon Measurement Course. We will not only teach you the methods that are used in radon testing, you will be able to see the devices that are used in radon sampling today.  However, most importantly you will be able to learn how and where to market your new professional service and explain to your client the next step.

We are also able to administer the state recgonized exam (NRPP) directly following the class! There is an extra cost of $125 for the state recognized exam.

 

 

With this style of learning initial licensing is available for the following professional and State organizations;

    National Environmental Health Association (NEHA recognized states)

    National Radon Safety Board (NRSB recognized states)

    State of IL #RNTC2007-10

    State of NJ 

    State of IA

    State of NE

    State of PA

    State of OH #TR-5

    State of FL

CEU's are available for the fillowing professional and State organizations;

    AmIAQC - 14 RC's

    InterNACHI - 16 CEU's

    NAHI - 16 CEU's

    NEHA - 16 CEU's

    Mississippi Home Inspection Licensure Board - 16 CEU's

    Oregon Construction Contractors Board - 16 CEU's

    Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance - 16 CEU's

 

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