BPI BA/ES Combo Course

BPI BA/ES Combo Course

BPI BA/ES Combo Course
Kaplan Clean Tech's BPI Building Analyst / Envelope Professional Combo course aligns with the professional standards set forth by the Building Performance Institute (BPI). This combination will provide individuals with the knowledge, skills and certification needed to excel in the home energy performance industry. Review audience tab to see if this course is the right fit for you.

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  • By combining the Building Analyst and Envelope Professional certification courses into one program, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the all the knowledge and skills needed to be a certified energy auditor, while saving time and money on training
  • Together, the BPI Building Analyst and BPI Envelope Professional certifications make your firm eligible for accreditation by The Building Performance Institute (BPI). BPI Accreditation is often required to offer federal, state and local incentives to your customers
  • You will gain energy auditing skills that can immediately be applied to the field
  • The home energy performance industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the nation

There are no prerequisites. Our BPI Building Analyst / Envelope Professional training is ideal for:

  • Home inspectors
  • HVAC technicians
  • General contractors
  • Home builders
  • Insulation Professionals

Kaplan Clean Tech's intensive BA/ES Combo Course combines our BPI Building Analyst training and Envelope Professional training into a concise program.

Course Objectives:

  • Have an understanding of the various types systems within a home, their components and functions and how they interoperate
  • Know the process of completing a BPI energy audit to Building Analyst Standards and be able to communicate this to Customers
  • Be able to conduct safety and performance tests to assess system condition, identify savings opportunities and prepare a workscope with meaningful, cost-effective retrofit solutions
  • Understand the installation process of ALL suggested and installed workscope measures and inspect for accuracy
  • Pass the BPI Building Analyst and Envelope written and field exams

Agenda

Course Outline:

  • Section 1: What is BPI?
  • Section 2: Building Science Basics
  • Section 3: Energy and the consumer
  • Section 4: Energy Basics
  • Section 5: Degree Days
  • Section 6: Building Envelope
  • Section 7: Diagnostic Procedures
  • Section 8: Windows & Doors
  • Section 9: Air Leakage
  • Section10: Finding Aie Leaks
  • Section 11: Air Sealing
  • Section 12: Duct Leakage
  • Section 13: Insulation
  • Section 14: Basements & Crawlspaces
  • Section 15: Lighting & Appliances
  • Section 16: Home Heating Basics
  • Section 17: Combustion Heating
  • Section 18: Water Heating
  • Section 19: Cooling Systems
  • Section 20: Health & Safety
  • Section 21: Combustion Appliance Testing
  • Section 22: Audit Process
  • Section 23: Optional Slides

Field Training Outline:

  • AM - Field Training - Audit Demonstration
  • PM - Field Training - Candidate Audit Hands-On

Testing Outline:

  • 8:00 - 10:00 Review for Written Test
  • 10:00 - 12:00 Online Test
  • 1:00 - 5:00 Field Test (2hr Slots)
Extra testing, if needed
  • 9:00 - 5:00pm Field Test (2hr Slots)
  • Day 6 - 9:00 Field Test Slots if needed
  • 2 days of classroom training and 8 hours of live field training
  • Kaplan Clean Tech BPI Building Analyst Essentials Textbook
  • Kaplan Clean Tech Envelope Professional Student Manual
  • Live review session with practice questions
  • All BPI exam fees and scheduling
  • Kaplan Clean Tech Pass Guarantee: if you do not pass the certification exam on your first try, you may re-take the course at no additional cost

Kaplan Clean Tech's BPI BA/ES Combo course prepares participants to earn the nationally recognized BPI BA/ES Combo certification.

Here are the steps to becoming eligible for, and successfully passing, the BPI BA/ES Combo exam:

Step 1: Training

Take a BPI BA/ES Combo course with Kaplan Clean Tech.

Step 2: Exam

The BPI Building Analyst and BPI Envelope Professional exams will be provided directly after the course.

In order to pass the written and field exam you will need to do the following:

  • Take a 100-question written exam and field exam that covers the fundamentals of building science as well as knowledge specific to the certification being attempted
  • If you are seeking more than one certification, then you would also take a 50-question exam in the certification designation, plus complete the field exams
  • Complete the application exam successfully, with an overall score of 70% or higher
  • Complete the Combustion Appliance Zone (CAZ) and Carbon Monoxide (CO) sections of the field exams with a grade of 85% or higher
Step 3: Certification
  • The process time for exam results are four to six weeks
Step 4: Recertification
  • Obtain thirty (30) Continuing Education Units to recertify every three years.

Live Course + Field Training + Written and Field Exams: $2995*

Early Bird Discount: Only $2595* when you book 30 days or more in advance!

*Student financing and payment plans now available! Call 888-450-4684 for more information (Not available with early bird discount).

Kaplan Clean Tech Course Policy

What is the Average Salary and Amount of Work Available for Energy Auditors?

The national average salary for an energy auditor is $64,030 and the industry is expected to add over 600,000 jobs over the next 10 years

Why Get BPI Certified?

Simply put, BPI Certification makes you a more attractive candidate for employment. Moreover, BPI certified auditors can point to their certification as an assurance of quality for customers. There are many low-cost, low-benefit options available for home owners. These certifications will allow you to justify a higher cost, high-benefit service.

When and Where Do the Exams Take Place?

The 100 question written exams are administered after a morning review on the second day of training. Each field exam is a two hour one-on-one exam proctored by a BPI Testing Center taken in a 2 hour slot the days following training in a Field House nearby your training location. Remember, this course includes two certification exams.

 

BPI BA/ES Combo Course
Kaplan Clean Tech's BPI Building Analyst / Envelope Professional Combo course aligns with the professional standards set forth by the Building Performance Institute (BPI). This combination will provide individuals with the knowledge, skills and certification needed to excel in the home energy performance industry. Review audience tab to see if this course is the right fit for you.

Find a Course Near You
Why Take This Course
  • By combining the Building Analyst and Envelope Professional certification courses into one program, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the all the knowledge and skills needed to be a certified energy auditor, while saving time and money on training
  • Together, the BPI Building Analyst and BPI Envelope Professional certifications make your firm eligible for accreditation by The Building Performance Institute (BPI). BPI Accreditation is often required to offer federal, state and local incentives to your customers
  • You will gain energy auditing skills that can immediately be applied to the field
  • The home energy performance industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the nation

Audience

There are no prerequisites. Our BPI Building Analyst / Envelope Professional training is ideal for:

  • Home inspectors
  • HVAC technicians
  • General contractors
  • Home builders
  • Insulation Professionals
What You'll Learn

Kaplan Clean Tech's intensive BA/ES Combo Course combines our BPI Building Analyst training and Envelope Professional training into a concise program.

Course Objectives:

  • Have an understanding of the various types systems within a home, their components and functions and how they interoperate
  • Know the process of completing a BPI energy audit to Building Analyst Standards and be able to communicate this to Customers
  • Be able to conduct safety and performance tests to assess system condition, identify savings opportunities and prepare a workscope with meaningful, cost-effective retrofit solutions
  • Understand the installation process of ALL suggested and installed workscope measures and inspect for accuracy
  • Pass the BPI Building Analyst and Envelope written and field exams

Agenda

Course Outline:

  • Section 1: What is BPI?
  • Section 2: Building Science Basics
  • Section 3: Energy and the consumer
  • Section 4: Energy Basics
  • Section 5: Degree Days
  • Section 6: Building Envelope
  • Section 7: Diagnostic Procedures
  • Section 8: Windows & Doors
  • Section 9: Air Leakage
  • Section10: Finding Aie Leaks
  • Section 11: Air Sealing
  • Section 12: Duct Leakage
  • Section 13: Insulation
  • Section 14: Basements & Crawlspaces
  • Section 15: Lighting & Appliances
  • Section 16: Home Heating Basics
  • Section 17: Combustion Heating
  • Section 18: Water Heating
  • Section 19: Cooling Systems
  • Section 20: Health & Safety
  • Section 21: Combustion Appliance Testing
  • Section 22: Audit Process
  • Section 23: Optional Slides

Field Training Outline:

  • AM - Field Training - Audit Demonstration
  • PM - Field Training - Candidate Audit Hands-On

Testing Outline:

  • 8:00 - 10:00 Review for Written Test
  • 10:00 - 12:00 Online Test
  • 1:00 - 5:00 Field Test (2hr Slots)
Extra testing, if needed
  • 9:00 - 5:00pm Field Test (2hr Slots)
  • Day 6 - 9:00 Field Test Slots if needed
What's Included
  • 2 days of classroom training and 8 hours of live field training
  • Kaplan Clean Tech BPI Building Analyst Essentials Textbook
  • Kaplan Clean Tech Envelope Professional Student Manual
  • Live review session with practice questions
  • All BPI exam fees and scheduling
  • Kaplan Clean Tech Pass Guarantee: if you do not pass the certification exam on your first try, you may re-take the course at no additional cost
BPI Certification

Kaplan Clean Tech's BPI BA/ES Combo course prepares participants to earn the nationally recognized BPI BA/ES Combo certification.

Here are the steps to becoming eligible for, and successfully passing, the BPI BA/ES Combo exam:

Step 1: Training

Take a BPI BA/ES Combo course with Kaplan Clean Tech.

Step 2: Exam

The BPI Building Analyst and BPI Envelope Professional exams will be provided directly after the course.

In order to pass the written and field exam you will need to do the following:

  • Take a 100-question written exam and field exam that covers the fundamentals of building science as well as knowledge specific to the certification being attempted
  • If you are seeking more than one certification, then you would also take a 50-question exam in the certification designation, plus complete the field exams
  • Complete the application exam successfully, with an overall score of 70% or higher
  • Complete the Combustion Appliance Zone (CAZ) and Carbon Monoxide (CO) sections of the field exams with a grade of 85% or higher
Step 3: Certification
  • The process time for exam results are four to six weeks
Step 4: Recertification
  • Obtain thirty (30) Continuing Education Units to recertify every three years.
Pricing

Live Course + Field Training + Written and Field Exams: $2995*

Early Bird Discount: Only $2595* when you book 30 days or more in advance!

*Student financing and payment plans now available! Call 888-450-4684 for more information (Not available with early bird discount).

Kaplan Clean Tech Course Policy

FAQ

What is the Average Salary and Amount of Work Available for Energy Auditors?

The national average salary for an energy auditor is $64,030 and the industry is expected to add over 600,000 jobs over the next 10 years

Why Get BPI Certified?

Simply put, BPI Certification makes you a more attractive candidate for employment. Moreover, BPI certified auditors can point to their certification as an assurance of quality for customers. There are many low-cost, low-benefit options available for home owners. These certifications will allow you to justify a higher cost, high-benefit service.

When and Where Do the Exams Take Place?

The 100 question written exams are administered after a morning review on the second day of training. Each field exam is a two hour one-on-one exam proctored by a BPI Testing Center taken in a 2 hour slot the days following training in a Field House nearby your training location. Remember, this course includes two certification exams.

 

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BPI BA/ES Combo Course Arlington, TX June 22nd, 2015   $2995
BPI BA/ES Combo Course Baltimore, MD May 18th, 2015   $2995
BPI BA/ES Combo Course Boston, MA June 8th, 2015   $2995
BPI BA/ES Combo Course Charlotte, NC August 31st, 2015   $2995
BPI BA/ES Combo Course Chicago, IL June 1st, 2015   $2995
BPI BA/ES Combo Course Newark, NJ August 17th, 2015   $2995
BPI BA/ES Combo Course Philadelphia, PA July 13th, 2015   $2995
BPI BA/ES Combo Course San Francisco, CA July 27th, 2015   $2995

Course Reviews

William Johnson
June 7, 2013
"This certification fits well with my other skills, I am more competitive now"
Mark Rivas
April 16, 2013
"Very exciting job offers are opening up now, thanks Kaplan Clean Tech!"
Peter Baumman
February 13, 2013
"Looking forward the next job to apply my new skills, this course was excellent"
Rob Herrera
July 5, 2013
"This course is very useful, I learnt a lot"
Vlad Shteyman
May 22, 2013
"The sessions were enjoyable, especially the practice session"
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