Intro to Energy Auditing

Dates: October 25-26, 2021

Meets: Mon. 1-5 PM and Tues. 8 AM - 4 PM

Location: Helena, MT

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This is an entry-level class for those first entering the field of weatherization. The focus will be on the process of gathering information for the Montana CDS energy audit, with an emphasis on building science, industry terminology, and energy efficiency basics.

  • This class will prepare students for computer training on the CDS audit, to be held in Helena October 27-28.

Fee:   $0.00

Helena, MT

Residence Inn

Nick Thomas

Growing up in the Gallatin Valley has offered Nick years of demolition, renovation and building experience as well as a keen knowledge of different building structures and ways of protecting homes from harsh Montana climates. He brings several years of weatherization field experience to the Training Center after working for the HRDC energy assistance program. His standardized work specifications (SWS) and code compliance knowledge shapes his teaching focus toward workplace safety and crew efficiency.

Chris Dorsi

Chris manages curriculum development and technical writing projects for the Montana Weatherization Training Center, along with delivering classroom and field training for both professionals and technicians. He's spent the last 40 years developing best practices for the housing industry, including publishing respected textbooks and technical curricula, developing training programs, and operating private construction organizations. Chris holds certifications from the Building Performance Institute as a Building Analyst, Heating Professional, Envelope Professional, and Healthy Home Evaluator. He's certified to proctor exams for all these specialties. Chris is the co-author of "Residential Energy: Cost Savings and Comfort for Existing Buildings," the "Homeowner's Handbook to Energy Efficiency," and other respected titles on sustainable design and energy-efficient construction. He's the founder of Habitat X, a nationwide professional development platform.

Aaron Mugaas

Aaron brings deep and relevant experience to the team, with decades of service to the weatherization industry as both a crew member and auditor. He’s also spent time in private industry as a house builder and home inspector. Aaron’s training includes degrees in Biology, and study in Land Resources and Environmental Sciences. His focus at the Training Center is on health and safety, building science, hands-on training of practical skills.
Date Day Time Location
10/25/2021Monday1 PM to 5 PM Helena, MT
10/26/2021Tuesday8 AM to 4 PM Helena, MT

  • MT WAP personnel entering the weatherization field

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