New energy codes and water conservation regulations have made it necessary for builders to become associated with a certified ratings program.
By enrolling in Western Nevada College’s Special Topics in Construction (CONS 198) class this fall, individuals will be set up to earn at least two Building Performance Institute certifications that will position them to play a role in an evolving construction business landscape. They’ll meet the Nevada Division of Real Estate requirements for training to become a licensed Energy Auditor and Healthy Home Evaluator.
For the BPI Building Analyst/Energy Auditor certification, individuals will learn how to perform comprehensive, whole-home assessments, identify problems at their root cause, and prescribe and prioritize solutions based on building science. The Building Analyst/Energy Auditor certification verifies one’s knowledge, skills and abilities needed to conduct comprehensive building performance audits, including assessing whole-building ventilation, measuring airflow, combustion safety and testing/data collection.
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