Dates: September 18-21, 2023
Meets: M, Tu, W and Th from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Montana Weatherization Training Center - Bozeman
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 email@example.com or 406-586-0070. To return to Montana Weatherization Training Center website please go to https://weatherization.org.
Fee: $725.00optional: Fee Breakdown
|Registration Fee||$ 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 - 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.
|09/18/2023||Monday||1 PM to 5 PM||Montana Weatherization Training Center - Bozeman|
|09/19/2023||Tuesday||8:30 AM to 5 PM||Montana Weatherization Training Center - Bozeman|
|09/20/2023||Wednesday||8:30 AM to 5 PM||Montana Weatherization Training Center - Bozeman|
|09/21/2023||Thursday||8:30 AM to 12 N||Montana Weatherization Training Center - Bozeman|
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).
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