Intro to Energy Auditing

Dates: June 20-21, 2023

Meets: Tu and W from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Location: DPHHS Capitol Complex Auditorium

Registration Fee: $0.00


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


DPHHS Capitol Complex Auditorium

111 N, Sanders
Helena MT

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
06/20/2023Tuesday1 PM to 5 PM DPHHS Capitol Complex Auditorium
06/21/2023Wednesday8:30 AM to 4 PM DPHHS Capitol Complex Auditorium

  • MT WAP personnel entering the weatherization field


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