DEAWP offers a variety of training.

BPI & Professional Training click here to see current and past training.

 

2018 class Training Schedule

Static Pressure Testing and Furnace Commissioning

Feb 15th, 2018 8:30 - 5:00

DEAWP Members $195.00 - General Public $225

This updated course will be a one-day presentation for Energy Auditors, Building Inspectors, and HVAC technicians in advanced level static pressure testing and air flow diagnostics with an emphasis on forced air furnaces. Concepts will apply to gas, propane, oil and even heat pumps.

  • Instruction will include both classroom and hands on training.
  • Measuring temperature rise and static pressures to evaluate airflow and diagnose system problems, including filter restrictions.
  • Commission furnaces to get optimum airflow, efficiency and comfort.
  • Measure/ calculate airflow and temperature at both the furnace returns and supply grills to diagnose distribution issues.

 

Building Analyst Class - & BPI Testing

Feb 26th - March 2nd, 2018, 8:30 - 5:00

DEAWP members $1975.00 - General Public $2175.00

BPI Building Analyst – Go beyond a traditional energy audit to perform comprehensive, whole-home assessments, identify comfort and durability problems at the root causes, and prescribe and prioritize solutions based on building science.

Topics include: Building Science and “The House as a System” approach, Energy Auditing principles, Diagnosing Moisture Issues, IAQ Issues, Fire Hazards, Gas Leakage Detection, CAZ (Combustion Appliance zone) Depressurization, Combustion Safety Testing, CO Testing, DHW Issues.

BPI On-line testing and Field Testing is offered at the close of the class. BPI Certifications are subject to passing both portions of the test. (5 days total, plus field test)

 

Intro to Modeling & Work Scope Development class.

April 3rd, 2018, 8:30 - 5:00

DEAWP Members $195.00 General Public $225

Morning session will begin on-site at a test house. (TBA)

 -Combustion safety testing per BPI 1200
-IR inspection pre and post blower door
-Blower door testing, including zonal diagnostics

-Testing of ventilation appliances.

-Insulation Inspection

Afternoon Session at CCI Center

Using Snugg-pro software, each student will learn how to:
-model the tested house, to produce an audit report;
-use the NREL data base of Standard Work Scopes to devise a work ready document to present to the contractor who will perform the work.

Bring a Laptop or IPad to the training. All field testing equipment provided.


Ventilation & Healthy Homes, ASHRAE 62.2 2016

June 5th, 2018 8:30 - 5:00

DEAWP Members $195.00 - General Public $225

Why do we tighten up a home, and then add ventilation? How tight is too tight?

ERV, HRV, Exhaust only - What are the best choices for ventilation in our climate?

Who is ASHRAE, and why should I care? ASHRE 62.2 1989 vs. 62.2 2016?

These questions and more will be answered in the class, as well as hands-on demonstrations & practice in calculating, installing and measuring flow and trouble shooting. Get inside an ERV unit to see what makes it work.

 

Building Science & Healthy Homes

August 7th, 2018 8:30 - 12:00

A jam-packed look at Building Science Principles as they relate to the Principles of a Heathy Home. How do these principles intersect with your profession? Come and see.

 

 

Multifamily Building Analyst Refresher

Nov 7th, 2018 8:30 - 5:00

In depth refresher for those who need to re-certify their BPI Multifamily Analyst Certification, and re-familiarize themselves on the concepts and practice prior to taking the written or practical tests. Testing sessions will be scheduled as needed.

DEAWP Members $195.00 General Public $225


 

Workshops &

Lectures  click here to see current and past workshops & lectures.