Virtual Intro to Energy Auditing

Dates: August 14-15, 2023

Meets: M and Tu from 9:00 AM to 12 N

Location: Online

$0.00
MT WAP Registration: $0.00

OR

This is for Montana Weatherization Workers only. Please do not register if you are not a network member.

This is an entry-level class for those first entering the field of weatherization. The focus will be on the process of gathering information for the Montana CDS energy audit, with an emphasis on building science, industry terminology, and energy efficiency basics.

Fee:   $0.00

optional:

Online

This is a real-time (live) online class that meets at the specified day(s)/time(s) listed.

We will send you a reminder email with login instructions one business day before the program start date. If there are additional sessions, we will send reminders the morning of those sessions.

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.

Brian Nickisch

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 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
08/14/2023Monday9 AM to 12 N Online
08/15/2023Tuesday9 AM to 12 N Online

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