Energy Auditor - September

Dates: September 12-15, 2022

Meets: See Sessions Tab

Location: Montana Weatherization Training Center - Bozeman

Registration Fee: $725.00
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.

Candidates must be approved by BPI to challenge the EA online and field exams. The exam costs $325 and $650, respectively (this fee is covered for Montana Weatherization Assistance Personnel. Contact Montana Weatherization Training Center for more information).

Online exam: 100 multiple choice questions; Time Limit: 2 hours; Passing Score: 70%

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. To return to Montana Weatherization Training Center website please go to

Fee:   $725.00

optional: Fee Breakdown

Fee Breakdown

Registration Fee$ 725.00
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

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.

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.
Date Day Time Location
09/12/2022Monday1 PM to 5 PM Montana Weatherization Training Center - Bozeman
09/13/2022Tuesday8:30 AM to 5 PM Montana Weatherization Training Center - Bozeman
09/14/2022Wednesday8:30 AM to 5 PM Montana Weatherization Training Center - Bozeman
09/15/2022Thursday8:30 AM to 4 PM Montana Weatherization Training Center - Bozeman

Energy Auditors
Home Inspectors
Program Managers
Crew Leaders
Property Managers

Candidates must be approved by BPI to challenge the EA online and field exams.

This course has 22.5 contact hours and can qualify as 22.5 continuing education units (CEUs) toward Home Energy Professional Certification through the Building Performance Institute (BPI).


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