Wednesday - Friday June 18 - 20
9:00am – 5:00pm
This course provides essential training for contractors who wish to offer Energy Upgrade California rebates to their clients who receive Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) gas or electric service. It is a required course if you do not already have a BPI Building Analyst on staff and it is strongly recommended even if you do.
In this three-day course, you will learn fundamentals of building science and gain practical experience with core measures in the Energy Upgrade California program, including;
How to find air leaks in the building shell and properly seal them
How to insulate the attic plane
How to test forced air duct systems and building shells to program standards
Combustion appliance safety testing practices
Essential components of PG&E's Energy Upgrade California program
How program measures fit with HERS, HERS II, BPI, and other certifications and utility programs
Course time is evenly split between the classroom and the demonstration house at PG&E's Stockton Training Center.
Bring to training:
Writing instruments, highlighter.
Personal dust mask [recommended]
Closed-toed shoes [no sandals allowed in test-house]
A refillable water bottle or drink container, to limit disposable water bottle use.
Business cards in order to network with other attendees.
**FULL ATTENDANCE IS REQUIRED AND VERIFIED FOR THIS TRAINING.
Please plan to arrive 15 minutes early so that we can begin the course promptly.
Coffee, a continental breakfast, and lunch will be served.
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