The Building Envelope Certification from BPI focuses on quantification and remediation of energy loss through the building shell or building envelope -- insulation, windows & doors, air barrier, and the sum of the building components that separate the indoors from the outdoors. Building professionals holding the BPI Building Envelope Professional Certification are qualified to address comfort, energy efficiency, durability and HVAC performance by optimizing the building envelope.

Contact us today to find out when the next BPI Envelope Professional Certification class is!

 

 

 TimeDay 1  Day 2 Day 3Day 4  Day 5
 8-12 Principals of Building Science  The Energy Audit Process and Air Flow Basics Field Training Blower Door and Manometer Field Training Review
Noon Lunch BreakLunch BreakLunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break
 1-5 Building Shell and the Thermal Envelope Combustion Safety and Building Systems Overview Field Training Combustion Appliance Zone Testing Field Training Written Test

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  • Doug de Regnier
     It was recommended that I upgrade my HVAC to GEO by a heating company. I had Rob come in and check my house, he is very professional and knolagable. He ran a complete series of tests, showed me with thermo pictures and real numbers how I could insulate better, upgrade my HVAC without going to the expense of GEO and save more money. Well worth it. 
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  • Joan Tucker
    An energy audit can be a pleasant and informative experience. It  was such during the one completed by Rob Novak for my house recently. In addition to many helpful suggestions to seal warm air leaks in all areas of the house, he found a problem with carbon monoxide in one place. The water heater chimney was blocked. There was a squirrel which had died inside the chimney,...
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  • Sandra Schneider

    Your services were great and more than I expected!

  • Thomas House
    The main thing we took away from the energy assessment was the confidence that comes with having guidelines for laying out a course of action. We knew we had issues with the home's envelope but weren't certain where to start. Using a combination of basic and complex technologies, Rob was patient and professional. He identified problem areas and possible solutions and presented...
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  • Chuck and Jill Monnahan

    We were extremely impressed with the energy audit that Home Star Iowa did on our home a few months ago. The knowledge he had in regards to the energy saving tips he provided was top notch. The equipment and the detail that went into the energy audit was amazing - he explained the results of the audit in detail and provided us a report that was easy to understand, not to mention all the recommendations that will save us money. If you are wanting an energy audit done on your home - there is no...

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  • Pat Shey

     As the owner of a 100 year old home, I sometimes wonder where I should start in making my home more comfortable.  Rob came in and went through all of my utility bills, measured every window, checked the efficiency of my boiler and hot water heater, did a blower door test and walked through the house with an infrared camera and showed me where I need insulation, where the air infiltration is coming from.  A day later, he gave me a very comprehensive report that showed me the steps I can take...

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