Energy Auditor - December

Dates: December 6-9, 2021

Meets: Mon, Tues, Wed. and Thurs. (See Sessions Tab for Times)

Location: Montana Weatherization Training Center - Bozeman

Registration Fee: $525.00
MT WAP Registration: $0.00
EA online exam: $325.00
MT WAP: EA Online Exam: $0.00
Energy Auditor Field Exam: $650.00
MT WAP: Energy Auditor Field: $0.00

The Energy Auditor course provides in-depth information on energy audit terminology, principles and skills for calculating cost effective building shell retrofit strategies and generating work orders. The course follows the Department for Energy's standardized curriculum for Energy Auditor - Single Family and has been modified to align with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL) Job Task Analysis for an Energy Auditor. The structure of the course includes lecture, discussion and practical experience through hands-on skill sets.

This course can also serve as a review to prepare participants for the Building Performance Institute's (BPI) written and field exams for certification as an Energy Auditor. Learn more about Home Energy Professional certification. As a BPI Test Center, the Montana Weatherization Training Center proctors both exams for additional fees. These exams can be arranged by request.

Montana Weatherization Network members may take this course at no cost. Use the MT WAP Registration option to register with a $0 fee.

For questions, contact the Training Center at, or 406-586-0070.

Please visit the Montana Weatherization Training Center's website at

Fee:   $525.00

Fee Breakdown

Registration Fee$ 525.00
MT WAP Registration$ 0.00
EA online exam$ 325.00
MT WAP: EA Online Exam$ 0.00
Energy Auditor Field Exam$ 650.00
MT WAP: Energy Auditor Field$ 0.00

Montana Weatherization Training Center - Bozeman

751 Osterman Drive
Suite 101
Bozeman, MT 59715

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
12/06/2021Monday1 PM to 5 PM Montana Weatherization Training Center - Bozeman
12/07/2021Tuesday8:30 AM to 5 PM Montana Weatherization Training Center - Bozeman
12/08/2021Wednesday8:30 AM to 5 PM Montana Weatherization Training Center - Bozeman
12/09/2021Thursday8:30 AM to 4 PM Montana Weatherization Training Center - Bozeman

  • Energy Auditors
  • Home Inspectors
  • Program Managers
  • Installers
  • Crew Leaders

  • 27 contact hours and BPI CEUs


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