march, 2020

23mar8:30 am5:00 pmEnergy Auditor Written Exam Preparation (C898)

cost

$350 (General Public / Non-Associated Contractor); $175 (WA State Wx Agency-Associated Contractor); $0 (WA State Wx Agency Staff)

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Event Details

The 1- day training is designed to prepare exam candidates for the written portion of the Home Energy Professional Energy Auditor exam. All classroom and laboratory work will be in accordance with the ANSI/ BPI-1200-S-2017 standard and the BPI Energy Auditor Field Guide.

Topics covered in the classroom will include:
• Math Basics
• Health and Safety
• House as a System
• Building Science Principles
• Insulation and Heat Loss
• Construction types
• Electrical Systems
• Attics
• Floors Walls
• Units of Energy
• Baseload
• Water Heating
• Furnaces
• Boilers
• ANSI/BPI-1200-S-2017 combustion safety standard
• Refrigeration
• Blower Door Diagnostics
• NREL Standards Work Specifications
• ANSI/BPI-1200-S-2017 Standard

Specific tasks in the laboratory will include:
• Review Furnace operation
• Review Water Heater operation

Agenda

8:30AM – 12:00PM Classroom
• Introductions, Course Outline, IREC Paperwork, Safety Orientation
• Math Basics
• Health and Safety
• House a System
• Building Science Principles
• Insulation and Heat Loss
• Construction Types
• Electrical
• Attics/ Attic Ventilation
• Units of Energy
• Baseload
• Water Heating
• Refrigeration
• Blower Doors Diagnostics
• Infrared Cameras

12:00PM – 1:00PM Lunch On your own

1:00PM – 5:30PM Classroom
• Formative Assessment of Mornings Topics

• Ducts and Duct Testing
• ASHRAE 2013 and Ventilation Testing
• Cooling Measures
• Combustion appliance Diagnostics
• Appliance and Venting Identification
• Safety Controls
• Worst Case Procedure
• ANSI/BPI-1200-S-2017 Compliant Combustion Safety Testing
• Standard Work Specifications
• Rule 440 and Appendix A
• Energy Audit Software and SIR calculations

• Practice Exam

Time

(Monday) 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Location

Building Performance Center

3406 Redwood Ave.

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