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Applied Residential Energy Auditing

Posted on Wednesday July 2nd 2014

Blower Door Test

Applied Residential Energy Auditing

(Location: Franklin County Tech School) Fridays, 9:00-11:50 am, 11/7-12/12,
Location: Franklin County Tech School in Turners Falls
Instructor: Mike Kosmiersky
$435

A hands-on use of equipment for conducting a residential home energy audit. Students perform an inspection and evaluation of the exterior and interior of an actual structure, operate a blower door and measure air leakage, evaluate air sealing and insulation, test heating systems, stoves and water heaters. Successful completion of SCI 136 prepares students to take the Building Performance Institute (BPI) Building Analyst 1 Field Exam. Prerequisite: MAT 105, COL 090, and Eng 090 or satisfactory placement test score. SCI 126 or concurrent enrollment. Special Requirements: Must possess physical ability to use power tools. Must be able to handle test equipment weighing up to 20 pounds. Must be able to climb short ladders and be capable of wearing a respirator and a dust mask. This is the credit-free offering of SCI 136.


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