Advanced Pressure Diagnostics
|Dates:||October 31 - November 2, 2023|
|Location:||Montana Weatherization Training Center - Bozeman|
Sorry, the signup deadline has passed.
Participants in this class will learn to be the ultimate air leakage sleuths by practicing pro-level skills for balancing heating systems, solving air leakage mysteries, and avoiding dangerous combustion problems. This will be an intensive 2.5 days of manometer mayhem that will help participants perform audits, lead crews, and do Quality Control Inspector (QCI) inspections at a new level.
Course Learning Outcomes:
Upon Course Completion, the student will learn how to:
- Review basic whole house building science concepts of air and energy transfer
- Learn advanced zone pressure diagnostics techniques
- Learn about combustion appliance zones and the effect of air pressure on these zones.
- Learn about ventilation principles.
- Learn how to measure flow in ventilation systems and HVAC systems
Montana Weatherization Network members may take this course at no cost. Use the MT WAP Registration option to register with a $0 fee.
For questions, contact the Training Center at email@example.com or 406-586-0070.
To return to Montana Weatherization Training Center website please go to weatherization.org.
|Course Fee (Basic)||Registration Fee||$ 575.00|
|Course Fee (Alternate)||MT WAP Registration||$ 0.00|
Montana Weatherization Training Center - Bozeman751 Osterman Drive
Bozeman, MT 59715
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.
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.
|10/31/2023||Tuesday||8:30 AM to 4 PM||Montana Weatherization Training Center - Bozeman|
|11/01/2023||Wednesday||8:30 AM to 4 PM||Montana Weatherization Training Center - Bozeman|
|11/02/2023||Thursday||8:30 AM to 11:30 AM||Montana Weatherization Training Center - Bozeman|
For information about refunds, cancellations, minimum enrollments and more, see the Course Administration and Procedures page.