BPI Building Envelope Professional Shell Specialist Training

Construction

Performance Systems Development
This course will give you a deeper understanding of the building envelope and its interaction with other building systems. This course offers hands-on measurement, and verification of building performance is included, as well as standards and project specifications - with the goal of optimizing the building envelope for energy efficiency. BPI's Building Analyst 1 certification is a prerequisite for this course.
Related Awards, Degrees or Certifications: BPI Envelope Professional/Shell Specialist certification
Related Jobs or Careers: Green Collar Jobs, Envelope Professional, Shell Specialist
This is primarily ilt training
Course Level:advanced
Duration:5 days
Training Presented in:English
Training Provided by Performance Systems Development
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BPI Building Envelope Professional Shell Specialist Training
Training Objectives
  • Understand relationship between building envelope systems and other systems of the building
  • Learn techniques for improving efficiency and durability of the building envelope in existing buildings
  • Become familiar with best practices for envelope improvements including duct blasting, series leakage testing, infrared imaging, insulation installation, ventilation & CAZ testing
  • Prepare for BPI Building Envelope Professional written and field testing to acquire certification
Classroom Topics
  • Whole House Approach to Building Science
  • Health and Safety
  • Energy Fundamentals
  • Building Envelope Professional Overview
  • Thermal and Pressure Boundaries
  • Insulation
  • Combustion Appliance Zone Testing
  • BEP Protocols
  • Duct Leakage
  • Series Leakage Testing
  • Ventilation
Field Topics
  • Review Safety Protocols
  • Preliminary Exterior Survey (including CO Test)
  • Combustion Appliance Zone Testing
  • Moisture Investigation (Using a Pin-type Moisture Meter)
  • Determining BAS
  • Duct Leakage Testing
  • Envelope Leakage Testing
  • Infrared Imaging
  • Series Leakage Testing
  • Leakage Identification
  • Using Diagnostic Smoke
  • Work Scope Development and Specifications
BPI Written & Field Tests Administered
About The Training Provider: Performance Systems Development
Performance Systems Development - Provides training and software for building energy, energy modeling, building science, and green careers. Our professional classroom and online training courses educate students on the latest techniques, trends, and standards in the home performance industry and prepare students to become part of the energy efficiency industry. Performance Systems Development is comprised of experienced energy...
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