Workforce Development

B.P.I. Building Analyst Professional Training

The Alabama Center for Clean Energy Technologies at Calhoun Community College has developed non-credit training in Building Analyst (BPI BA) Professional Training.  This training covers the basics of building science, diagnostic equipment usage, proper improvement techniques, and health and safety protocols. Instruction will include classroom, hands-on demonstration, and in-field practice. Students will learn to use the blower door, duct leakage tester, and combustion safety test equipment. Course instruction will equip students to challenge the BPI computer and field exams. Material covered will go beyond what is required for the exams to prepare students to ascend the energy efficiency career ladder.

Major Categories:

  • Basics of Building Science
  • Safety Basics
  • How to use Blower Door testers
  • How to use Duct Blaster equipment
  • Combustion safety testing equipment
  • How to make improvements to the building
  • Testing for BPI BA national certification

Date:       June 24 through June 28, 2013
Time:      8:00 am until 4:30 pm  

This class will be offered to select individuals at no cost (see Scholarship Criteria). If the class is not filled, others may attend the class at a cost of $500.

Instructors:

• Southface from Atlanta will provide two experienced and certified BPI Building Analyst instructors

 
Complete your information below to register now.  For more information, contact Jerry Adams at 256-306-2642 or email jadams@calhoun.edu

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Scholarship Criteria

The ACECET grant is written with an emphasis on providing training and financial assistance to the following people:

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Please write in the space below a brief paragraph about why you want to participate in the Renewable Energy Program, specifically in the course you are registering for (mentioned above).  This will be a part of the selection process. 

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