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Boston has a past that is reminiscent of America's glorious history. Being the largest city in the state of Massachusetts, it draws a major influence from its Irish-American residents. Though also comprising of other ethnic communities, it has nurtured a unique cuisine, culture, lifestyle and accent for itself. One of the oldest metros in the United States, Boston caters to all who seek a little fun in historic environs. Some of the interesting places to visit are the Boston Common, Bunker Hill Monument, Boston Children's Museum, Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, Isabella Gardner Museum, John F. Kennedy Library & Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, Faneuil Hall and The Prudential Center.

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  • Cleanedison Bpi Building Analyst Training Ma - Boston Dec 22, 2014 >>
  • 2014-12-22
  • 2014-12-27
  • CleanEdison's BPI Building Analyst course aligns with the professional standards of excellence set forth by the Building Performance Institute (BPI). This BPI training will provide individuals with the knowledge, skills and certification needed to excel in the home energy performance industry.

    Why take this course:BPI Building Analyst certification is the nation's most widely recognized energy auditor certificationThis BPI Building Analyst course covers the fundamental knowledge recommended before taking advanced BPI Certifications that will allow your company to apply for BPI Accreditation. Most individuals take the BPI Building Analyst / Envelope Professional Combo to take advantage of BPI AccreditationThe classroom portion of the course can be taken either in person or onlineYou will gain energy auditing skills that can immediately be applied to the fieldThe home energy performance industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the nationWho Should Take This Course:

    There are no prerequisites. Our BPI Building Analyst training is ideal for:

    Home inspectorsGeneral contractorsHVAC techniciansInsulation professionalsHome buildersAnyone interested in a career in energy auditing.What You'll Learn:

    Our energy audit training incorporates BPI Training standards, which emphasize the 'house-as-a-system' approach to energy auditing. This model recognizes that all systems are interconnected, from gas and electric appliances to heating and cooling systems, to the building envelope, foundation, walls, roof, doors and windows.

    Course Objectives:

    Have an understanding of the various types systems within a home, their components and functions and how they inter-operateKnow the process of completing a BPI energy audit to Building Analyst Standards and be able to communicate this to CustomersBe able to conduct safety and performance tests to assess system condition, identify savings opportunities and prepare a "workscope" with meaningful, cost effective solutionsPass the BPI Building Analyst written and field exams

    Agenda:

    Day 1 Course Outline:

    Introductions & Paperwork

    Section 1: What is BPI?Section 2: Building Science BasicsSection 3: ExteriorAudit - (Building Shell)Section 4: ExteriorAudit - (Windows & Doors)Section 5: Exterior Audit - (Air Leakages)

    Day 2 Course Outline:

    Section 6: Insulation AuditSection 7: Lighting and Appliances AuditSection 8: Heating Systems AuditSection 9: Cooling Systems AuditSection 10: Water Heating System AuditSection 11: Health & SafetySection 12: Assessment Process - The AuditSection 13: Assessment Process - Overview 

    Day 3 Course Outline:

    AM - Field Training - Audit DemonstrationPM - Field Training - Candidate Audit Hands-On

    Day 4 Course Outline:

    8:00 - 10:00 Review for Written Test10:00 - 12:00 Online Test1:00 - 5:00 Field Test (2hr Slots)

    Day 5 (6 if necessary) Course Outline:

    9:00am - 5:00pm Field Test (2 hr Slots)What's Included:4-day course includes 18 hours of classroom instruction (live or online) and 10 hours of live field BPI trainingOnline materials for self-study before the courseCleanEdison BPI Building Analyst Essentials Textbook ($99 value)A copy of the BPI Technical StandardsLive review session with practice questionsAll scheduling and fees for both the written exam and field testCleanEdison Pass Guarantee: if you do not pass the certification exam on your first try, you may re-take the course at no additional costBPI Certification

    CleanEdison's BPI Building Analyst course prepares participants to earn the nationally recognized BPI Building Analyst certification. 

  • Cleanedison Bpi Envelope Professional Training Ma - Boston Oct 27, 2014 >>
  • 2014-10-27
  • 2014-11-01
  • CleanEdison's BPI Enveope Professional course aligns with the professional standards set forth by the Building Performance Institute (BPI). This advanced energy auditor training will provide individuals with the knowledge, skills and certification needed to excel in the home energy performance industry.

    Why Take This Course:This BPI Certification, in conjunction with the BPI Building Analyst certification, will make your company eligible to apply for BPI Accreditation. Accreditation allows your firm to take advantage of federal, state and local incentive programs that are available only to firms with accreditation.The classroom portion of the course can be taken either in person or onlineYou will gain energy auditing skills that can immediately be applied to the fieldThe home energy performance industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the nationWho Should Take This Course:

    There are no prerequisites, although the BPI Building Analyst Certification is recommended. Most individuals take the BPI Building Analyst / Envelope Professional Combo.

    Our BPI Envelope Shell training is ideal for:

    Home inspectorsGeneral contractorsHVAC techniciansInsulation professionalsAnyone interested in the energy-related aspects of a building's exterior.What You'll Learn:

    CleanEdison's 18-hour Envelope Professional course focuses on the thermal and pressure boundaries of a building as well as ways to enhance the building envelope through insulation and air-sealing techniques.

    Course Objectives:

    Have an understanding of the various types of styems within a home, their components and functions and how they inter-operateKnow the process of completing a BPI Enevelope Professional and be able to communicate this to CustomersBe able to conduct safety and performance tests to assess system condition, identify savings opportunities and prepare a "workscope" with meaningful, cost effective retrofit solutionsPass the BPI Enevlope Professional written and fields exam

    Agenda:

    Day 1 Course Outline:

    Section 1: Energy BasicsSection 2: MoistureSection 3: Thermal BoundarySection 4: Pressured BoundarySection 5: Mechanical VentilationSection 6: Pressure DiagnosticsSection 7: Forced Air Distribution SystemSection 8: Combustion SafetyRecap of BPI Standards

    Day 2 Course Outline:

    Field Training

    Blower Door testingCAZ testingDuct Blaster testingHeat loss determinationRecommendationsWhat's Included:3-day course includes 10 hours of classroom instruction (live or online) and 8 hours of live field trainingOnline materials for self-study before the courseCleanEdison Envelope Professional Student Manual ($95 value)A copy of the BPI Technical StandardsLive review session with practice questionsAll exam fees, written and field exam schedulingCleanEdison Pass Guarantee: if you do not pass the certification exam on your first try, you may re-take the course at no additional costBPI Training:

    CleanEdison's BPI Envelope Professional course prepares participants to earn the nationally recognized BPI Envelope certification.

  • Cleanedison Entry Level Solar Pv Training Ma - Boston Nov 03, 2014 >>
  • 2014-11-03
  • 2014-11-07
  • CleanEdison's Entry Level Solar PV course aligns with the professional standards set forth by the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP). This course will provide individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to begin their path into the solar energy industry.

    Why Take This Course:The Entry Level Solar PV training course is a helpful first step to earning a NABCEP Certification. As the solar industry continues to grow, a steadily growing supply of qualified installers will be needed to support the build-out.NABCEP certification is generally acknowledged as the ""gold standard"" for professional accreditation in the solar energy industry, and gives employers and customers a degree of certainty that practitioners have voluntarily met the high standards and qualifications set by the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP).  This Solar Energy Training course is IREC ISPQ Accredited and was designed to NABCEP's Job Task Analysis.You will gain solar installation skills that can immediately be applied to the fieldThe solar energy industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the nationAudience:

    There are no prerequisites. Our entry level Solar Training is ideal for:

    RoofersElectriciansContractorsArchitectsAnyone who aspires to become a solar PV installation professional. What You'll Learn:

    CleanEdison's Solar Photovoltaic Entry Level PV Design and Installation Training thoroughly covers the topics outlined in the NABCEP Photovoltaic Entry Level Learning Objectives, which is the crucial first step in the NABCEP certification process.

    Course Objectives:

    Calculate basic electricity valuesIdentify the elements of PV systemsRecognize important PV termsUnderstand the history of PVIdentify consumers of PV technologyRecognize advantages and disadvantages of PV systemsIdentify types of PV systemsUnderstanding daily and annual solar variationsUnderstand the importance of PV locationLearn about techniques for shading analysisBe able to calculate electricity production from a PV systemLearn about additional resources and solar energy employment opportunities
    What's Included:40 hours of live classroom and hands-on solar installation trainingCleanEdison's Introduction to Solar Photovoltaic Systems ManualNABCEP Entry Level Exam feeCleanEdison Pass Guarantee: if you do not pass the NABCEP PV Entry Level Exam on your first try, you may re-take the course at no additional costNABCEP Certification:

    CleanEdison's NABCEP Entry Level course prepares participants to earn the nationally recognized NABCEP Entry Level accredidation.

  • Cleanedison Leed Ap Building Design & Construction Exam Prep Ma - Boston Jan 17, 2015 >>
  • 2015-01-17
  • 2015-01-18
  • CleanEdison's LEED AP Building Design + Construction course aligns with the professional standards of excellence set forth by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). This course will provide individuals with the knowledge, skills and accreditation needed to show advanced knowledge of green building design and construction.

    Why Take This Course:Federal, state and municipal ordinances continue to set LEED as the standard for all new construction of public buildings.The ever-increasing number of buildings seeking LEED Certification means that project managers and owners are seeking to hire those with LEED AP qualifications for their knowledge of the LEED process and green building practices.The course can be taken either in person or onlineYou will gain knowledge green building practices that can immediately be applied to the fieldThe green building industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the nationAudience:

    LEED Project Experience is a prerequisite for taking your LEED AP Exam.

    Our LEED AP BD+C course is ideal for:

    EngineersArchitectsDevelopersBuildersAnyone involved in new construction of energy efficient buildings.What You'll Learn:

    CleanEdison's 16- hour exam preparation course for the LEED AP Building Design & Construction exam is geared towards professionals participating in the design and construction phases of durable, economical, and efficient high-performance buildings.

    Course Objectives:

    Have an understanding of the various types systems within a home, their components and functions and how they inter-operateKnow the process of completing a LEED AP Design and Construction  and be able to communicate this to CustomersBe able to conduct safety and performance tests to assess system condition, identify savings opportunities and prepare a "workshop" with meaningful, cost effective retrofit solutionsPass the LEED AP Design and Construction

    Agenda

    Day 1 Course Outline:

    Section 1: Introduction to USGBC and LEED rating systemsSection 2: Exam OverviewSection 3: How to Interpret the Reference GuideSection 4: LEED Logistics and ProcessSection 5: LEED Online Documentation RequirementsSection 6: LEED Online Documentation RequirementsSection 7: Sustainable SitesSection 8: Water Efficiency Section 9: Energy and Atmosphere

    Day 2 Course Outline:

    Section 10: Materials and ResourcesSection 11: Indoor Environmental QualitySection 12: Innovation and Design Section 13: Regional PrioritySection 14: Prerequistes, Synergiesm Referenced Standards, and Responsible Parties In-DepthSection 15: Exam Tips and SuggestionSection 16: Practice ExamWhat's Included:2-day live course with classroom instruction400 practice exam questionsCleanEdison Pass Guarantee: if you do not pass the certification exam on your first try, you may re-take the course at no additional costLEED AP:

    CleanEdison's LEED AP Design and Construction course prepares participants to earn the nationally recognized LEED BD+C certification.

  • Cleanedison Leed Ap Building Design & Construction Exam Prep Ma - Boston Nov 22, 2014 >>
  • 2014-11-22
  • 2014-11-23
  • CleanEdison's LEED AP Building Design + Construction course aligns with the professional standards of excellence set forth by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). This course will provide individuals with the knowledge, skills and accreditation needed to show advanced knowledge of green building design and construction.

    Why Take This Course:Federal, state and municipal ordinances continue to set LEED as the standard for all new construction of public buildings.The ever-increasing number of buildings seeking LEED Certification means that project managers and owners are seeking to hire those with LEED AP qualifications for their knowledge of the LEED process and green building practices.The course can be taken either in person or onlineYou will gain knowledge green building practices that can immediately be applied to the fieldThe green building industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the nationAudience:

    LEED Project Experience is a prerequisite for taking your LEED AP Exam.

    Our LEED AP BD+C course is ideal for:

    EngineersArchitectsDevelopersBuildersAnyone involved in new construction of energy efficient buildings.What You'll Learn:

    CleanEdison's 16- hour exam preparation course for the LEED AP Building Design & Construction exam is geared towards professionals participating in the design and construction phases of durable, economical, and efficient high-performance buildings.

    Course Objectives:

    Have an understanding of the various types systems within a home, their components and functions and how they inter-operateKnow the process of completing a LEED AP Design and Construction  and be able to communicate this to CustomersBe able to conduct safety and performance tests to assess system condition, identify savings opportunities and prepare a "workshop" with meaningful, cost effective retrofit solutionsPass the LEED AP Design and Construction

    Agenda

    Day 1 Course Outline:

    Section 1: Introduction to USGBC and LEED rating systemsSection 2: Exam OverviewSection 3: How to Interpret the Reference GuideSection 4: LEED Logistics and ProcessSection 5: LEED Online Documentation RequirementsSection 6: LEED Online Documentation RequirementsSection 7: Sustainable SitesSection 8: Water Efficiency Section 9: Energy and Atmosphere

    Day 2 Course Outline:

    Section 10: Materials and ResourcesSection 11: Indoor Environmental QualitySection 12: Innovation and Design Section 13: Regional PrioritySection 14: Prerequistes, Synergiesm Referenced Standards, and Responsible Parties In-DepthSection 15: Exam Tips and SuggestionSection 16: Practice ExamWhat's Included:2-day live course with classroom instruction400 practice exam questionsCleanEdison Pass Guarantee: if you do not pass the certification exam on your first try, you may re-take the course at no additional costLEED AP:

    CleanEdison's LEED AP Design and Construction course prepares participants to earn the nationally recognized LEED BD+C certification.

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