Retrofit Installer Technician: Building Shell
Dates: January 10-13, 2022
Meets: See Sessions Tab
Location: Montana Weatherization Training Center - Bozeman
MT WAP Registration: $0.00
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This course is the first in a two-part series that covers pressure diagnostics, air-sealing, insulation installs, moisture management, window and door installation, roof vent installation and more.
The course follows the Department of Energy's standardized curriculum for Weatherization Installer/Technician Fundamentals and has been modified to be consistent with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL) Job Task Analysis for the Retrofit Installer Technician.
Upon completion of the class, students will be familiar with the tasks performed by a Retrofit Installer Technician and possess the knowledge, skills and abilities required to do these tasks.
The structure of the course includes lecture, discuss and practical demonstrations in lab situations.
Montana Weatherization Network members may take this course at no cost. Use the MT WAP Registration option to register with a $0 fee.
For questions, contact the Training Center at email@example.com, or 406-586-0070.
Please visit the Montana Weatherization Training Center's website at weatherization.org.
|Registration Fee||$ 725.00|
|MT WAP Registration||$ 0.00|
Montana Weatherization Training Center - Bozeman751 Osterman Drive
Bozeman, MT 59715
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.
Chris DorsiChris 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 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.
|01/10/2022||Monday||1 PM to 5 PM||Montana Weatherization Training Center - Bozeman|
|01/11/2022||Tuesday||8:30 AM to 5 PM||Montana Weatherization Training Center - Bozeman|
|01/12/2022||Wednesday||8:30 AM to 5 PM||Montana Weatherization Training Center - Bozeman|
|01/13/2022||Thursday||8:30 AM to 12 N||Montana Weatherization Training Center - Bozeman|
This course has 24 contact hours and can qualify as 24 continuing education units (CEU) toward Home Energy.
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