Advanced Combustion Testing
Dates: August 22-24, 2023
Meets: Tu, W and Th from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Montana Weatherization Training Center - Bozeman
MT WAP Registration: $0.00
Lessons include identification of systems and components, setup of test equipment, performing test procedures, evaluating results, and implementing remediation measures.
Course Learning Objectives:
- Upon course completion, students will know how to:
- Apply building science to combustion, combustion analysis, venting, and air movement.
- Identify the common parts of combustion appliances and what they do.
- Perform test-in and test-out procedures that include combustion appliance evaluation, worst-case depressurization tests, and combustion analysis.
- Understand building codes related to combustion appliances including gas codes, venting, and combustion appliance zones.
- Apply viable solutions to issues related to efficiency, venting, and combustion appliance zones
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 email@example.com or 406-586-0070.
To return to Montana Weatherization Training Center website please go to weatherization.org
Fee: $575.00optional: Fee Breakdown
|Registration Fee||$ 575.00|
|MT WAP Registration||$ 0.00|
Montana Weatherization Training Center - Bozeman751 Osterman Drive
Bozeman, MT 59715
Growing up in Eastern Montana, Brian has experienced every sort of extreme weather event. Witnessing the impact of weather events on communities Brian has lived in has helped develop a passion for being able to help those impacted most. Through acquiring a teaching degree from Montana State University and a master's degree in environmental science from the University of Nevada, Reno, Brian has sought out to improve lives through education and promoting energy efficiency.
In addition to his formal education, Brian's experience teaching high school science, installing solar arrays, and conducting home energy assessments have given him crucial skills that he’s excited to contribute to the Training Center and the weatherization network.
Nick ThomasGrowing 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.
Aaron MugaasAaron 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.
|08/22/2023||Tuesday||1 PM to 5 PM||Montana Weatherization Training Center - Bozeman|
|08/23/2023||Wednesday||8:30 AM to 5 PM||Montana Weatherization Training Center - Bozeman|
|08/24/2023||Thursday||8:30 AM to 4 PM||Montana Weatherization Training Center - Bozeman|
- HVAC Technicians
- Energy Auditors
- Weatherization Crew Leaders
- Quality Control Inspectors
- All other home weatherization professionals
This course has 18 contact hours and can qualify as 18 continuing education units (CEUs) toward Home Energy Professional Certification through the Building Performance Institute (BPI).
For information about refunds, cancellations, minimum enrollments and more, see the Course Administration and Procedures page.
Academic Technology and Outreach
Montana State University
P.O. Box 173860
Bozeman, MT 59717-3860
Tel: (406) 994-6550
Fax: (406) 994-7856
Location: 128 Barnard Hall