Quality Control Inspector

Dates: March 22-24, 2021

Meets: To Be Determined

Location: Online: Synchronous

$395.00
Registration Fee: $395.00

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The Quality Control Inspector course provides the groundwork for individuals interested in understanding and expanding their knowledge of monitoring and inspecting weatherized units. Students will learn about regulations and standards, desk monitoring, tools of the trade, building assessment, interpretation of infrared imagery, in-progress monitoring and what to include in a report. The course follows the Department for Energy's standardized curriculum for Quality Control Inspector and has been modified to align with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL) Job Task Analysis for Quality Control Inspector. The structure of the course includes lecture, discussion and practical experience through hands-on skill sets.

In addition, this course can serve as a review to prepare participants for the Building Performance Institute's (BPI) written and field exam for certification as a Quality Control Inspector. 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.

Montana Weatherization Network members can take this course at no cost. Contact the Montana Weatherization Training center at classes@weatherization.org or 406-586-0070 for a coupon code.

For questions, contact the Montana Weatherization Training Center at classes@weatherization.org or 406-586-0070.

Please visit the Montana Weatherization Training Center's website at weatherization.org.

Fee:   $395.00

Online: Synchronous

This is a real-time (live) online class that meets at the specified day(s)/time(s) listed. You will receive an automated email from MSU Outreach one business day before the start date with login instructions for the Brightspace (D2L) learning management system. Students may not have access to the course materials until the actual start date. If you do not receive your login information, please email outreachadmin@montana.edu

Wyatt Catron

With an academic background in energy science, mathematics and economics from Western Washington University's Institute for Energy Studies, Wyatt is focused on the delivery of accurate principles of building science in the classroom and on developing relevant hands-on activities in the lab. He's currently engaged in developing new topic areas for the Training Center with emphasis on the three C's of building efficiency: comfort, costs and carbon footprints. Before joining the team at the Training Center, Wyatt led energy efficiency and sustainability projects at Western Washington University that included commercial LED lighting retrofits, water leakage monitoring systems and building energy dashboards. Wyatt currently serves on the Climate Team for the Bozeman Sustainability Office.

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.

Chris Dorsi

Chris 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.
Date Day Time Location
03/22/2021Monday12M to 12M Online: Synchronous
03/23/2021Tuesday12M to 12M Online: Synchronous
03/24/2021Wednesday12M to 12M Online: Synchronous

  • Energy Auditors
  • Crew Leaders
  • Quality Control Inspectors
  • Program Managers

For information about refunds, cancellations, minimum enrollments and more, see the Course Administration and Procedures page.

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