$595 BPI Infiltration and Duct Leakage (IDL) Certification
IMPORTANT NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR RESIDENTIAL HOME CONSTRUCTION!!!
Mandatory Blower Door Testing is required by Florida’s new 5th edition Energy Code. Building Officials now require written certification for each new home quantifying the homes’ air changes per hour. Contractors Institute and the Building Performance Institute (BPI) have teamed up to provide state-of-the-art training 7-hour classroom course for blower door technicians!
Our concise 7- hour Blower Door Training Certification will teach you every skill industry professionals need to know to perform the new code required blower door testing for our Florida specific environment. The course provides easy to understand concepts without irrelevant or confusing information. Blower door and duct testing will be taught, demonstrated, and performed using state-of-the-art Retro-Tec© Blower door equipment and gauges along with calculations, protocols and written examples explaining how to determine the number of air changes per hour. By successfully completing the course, you will earn a CI® Certified Blower Door Technician Certification AND earn 7 hours of classroom continuing education for licensed attendees.
The course will explain the applicable code requirements, procedure for set-up and performing blower door tests AND duct pressurization tests, and will explain how to analyze measurement readings to determine compliance. Clarification on misconceptions of whole house mechanical ventilation will be discussed. Instruction on the preparation and submission of test results to the building department along with diagnostic tools such as infrared cameras and smoke generation will also be discussed.
This course is all you need to perform the new code required testing – home builders, air-conditioning contractors, home inspectors, energy professionals, superintendents and foremen should all attend and attain their credentialing!
Training sessions begin at 8:00 a.m. and conclude before 5:00 p.m. usually. The complete cost is $595 and INCLUDES the CI® Certified Blower Door Technician Certification.