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Building Science Multi-Certification

This Course is BPI Recognized for 28 CEU Credits

Take this course (Option 2) and earn 3 certifications:

  • ♦ BPI Building Science Principles
  • ♦ RESNET Home Energy Survey Professional
  • ♦ RESNET EnergySmart Contractor


This course is a MUST for anyone entering the home performance industry, whether you're a seasoned contractor or completely new to the field. It covers all the basics of building science, teaches you how to do a walk-through energy assessment of a home, and covers all the essentials a contractor needs to know to complete energy efficient installations and work with other home energy professionals.

Course Packages

Flexible Training & Exams
Scheduled When & Where You Want
Option 1
Multimedia & Materials Only
Option 2
Includes
Exams
20 Hour Online Multimedia Course
On-demand, start & stop when you want, 90-day access
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Phone & Email Support
Access to instructors to answer your questions
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Study Guide checkmark dark checkmark dark
Practice Questions After Each Session
To reinforce comprehension
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Practice Final Exam checkmark dark checkmark dark
Exam Fees for BPI Building Science Principles
Scheduled when you're ready question mark You tell us when you're ready to take your written exam and we'll schedule it within 14 business days at a location near you.
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Exam Fees for RESNET HESP
Scheduled when you're ready question mark You tell us when you're ready to take your written exam and we'll schedule it within 14 business days at a location near you.
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Exam Fees for RESNET EnergySmart Contractor
Scheduled when you're ready question mark You tell us when you're ready to take your written exam and we'll schedule it within 14 business days at a location near you.
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TOTAL $150 $499
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Optional Add-Ons for Online Training Only:

  • BPI Building Science Principles (BSP) Certificate

    This certificate will allow you to educate homeowners about potential building performance problems, and to know when to call in an expert BPI Building Analyst or Envelope Professional to conduct diagnostic testing or weatherization work.
    • BPI Exam

      Pass the exam to earn your BPI Building Science Principles Certificate, which allows you to educate homeowners about potential building performance problems, and to know when to call in an expert BPI Building Analyst or Envelope Professional to conduct diagnostic testing or weatherization work. Exam is online, 100 multiple-choice questions, with a 2 hour time limit. $99. Buy Direct From BPI

    • Reference Guide

      Your course provides all the materials and information you need to ace the exam, but if you want to supplement your course materials you can buy the BPI Building Science Principles Reference Guide direct from BPI. $99 Buy Direct From BPI
  • RESNET Home Energy Survey Professional (HESP) Certification

    With RESNET HESP certification you will be qualified to conduct a walk-through assessment of a home's general energy performance and make basic recommendations for improvements or further analysis. Add energy surveys to your contracting business, or start a career as an energy survey professional.
    • RESNET HESP Exam  ($175) Add to Cart
      Online, open book, 50 multiple-choice questions, 2 hour limit, 75% to pass
  • RESNET EnergySmart Contractor Certification

    Your RESNET EnergySmart Contractor certification increases your credibility as a contractor, which helps you close jobs and grow your business. You will be qualified to install home performance measures to help homeowners improve their comfort and safety, and reduce their energy bills. You will be able to join RESNET EnergySmart Home Performance Teams, and receive high quality referrals from RESNET Energy Raters. This is a company credential.
    • RESNET EnergySmart Contractor Exam ($100) Add to Cart

Why Take This Course

  • You will be able to work with homeowners to improve their comfort and safety, and reduce their energy bills.
  • Learn how various components of the home interact to affect the home’s overall performance. Understand the relationship between the building envelope, heating, A/C, insulation, mechanical ventilation, lighting, appliances and the home's other systems.
  • Learn how all of these systems affect the comfort, health and safety of occupants and durability of the home.
  • Discover why improving the energy efficiency of the home is the first step toward solar, geothermal or other renewable energy improvements.
  • 3 optional certifications from both BPI and RESNET provide added credibility that helps you grow your business or kick-start your career in home performance.
  • Save travel cost, time, and lost revenue with online multimedia training.

Who Should Take This Course?

  • Contractors & Installers: HVAC, insulation, windows and doors, air sealing, roofing, handyman, remodelers, duct cleaning and/or replacement
  • Manufacturers, Distributors, Sales Reps
  • Home Inspectors, Appraisers, Realtors
  • Policy & Program Managers: Federal, state and local government energy office personnel; Managers, regulators and administrators of state, local or utility home energy efficiency incentive programs
  • Student, Veterans, People interested in a new career


Course Packages

Flexible Training & Exams
Scheduled When & Where You Want
Option 1
Multimedia & Materials Only
Option 2
Includes
Exams
20 Hour Online Multimedia Course
On-demand, start & stop when you want, 90-day access
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Phone & Email Support
Access to instructors to answer your questions
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Study Guide checkmark dark checkmark dark
Practice Questions After Each Session
To reinforce comprehension
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Practice Final Exam checkmark dark checkmark dark
Exam Fees for BPI Building Science Principles
Scheduled when you're ready question mark You tell us when you're ready to take your written exam and we'll schedule it within 14 business days at a location near you.
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Exam Fees for RESNET HESP
Scheduled when you're ready question mark You tell us when you're ready to take your written exam and we'll schedule it within 14 business days at a location near you.
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Exam Fees for RESNET EnergySmart Contractor
Scheduled when you're ready question mark You tell us when you're ready to take your written exam and we'll schedule it within 14 business days at a location near you.
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Our 300% Iron-Clad Success and Satisfaction Guarantee checkmark dark checkmark dark
TOTAL $150 $499
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Topics Covered:

  • Basic Construction Terminology
  • House-As-a System
  • Principles of Energy
  • Energy & the Building Shell
  • Air Leakage & Insulation
  • Windows & doors
  • Residential Heating & Cooling
  • Lighting & Appliances
  • Water Heating
  • Basics of envelope leakage, thermal bypass and thermal bridging
  • Determining envelope insulation, quality and recommended levels
  • Determining HVAC, appliance and window/door efficiencies
  • Determining shading and building orientation characteristics
  • Determining thermal boundaries
  • The energy consequences of common construction practices
  • Combustion appliance concerns
  • Health, Safety & Moisture Management
  • Observational Diagnostics


Course Packages

Flexible Training & Exams
Scheduled When & Where You Want
Option 1
Multimedia & Materials Only
Option 2
Includes
Exams
20 Hour Online Multimedia Course
On-demand, start & stop when you want, 90-day access
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Phone & Email Support
Access to instructors to answer your questions
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Study Guide checkmark dark checkmark dark
Practice Questions After Each Session
To reinforce comprehension
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Practice Final Exam checkmark dark checkmark dark
Exam Fees for BPI Building Science Principles
Scheduled when you're ready question mark You tell us when you're ready to take your written exam and we'll schedule it within 14 business days at a location near you.
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Exam Fees for RESNET HESP
Scheduled when you're ready question mark You tell us when you're ready to take your written exam and we'll schedule it within 14 business days at a location near you.
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Exam Fees for RESNET EnergySmart Contractor
Scheduled when you're ready question mark You tell us when you're ready to take your written exam and we'll schedule it within 14 business days at a location near you.
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Our 300% Iron-Clad Success and Satisfaction Guarantee checkmark dark checkmark dark
TOTAL $150 $499
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Learn From The Best!

Dallas JonesYour instructor, Dallas Jones is a nationally recognized educator and curriculum developer with over 25 years of teaching experience. He currently serves on the RESNET Training and Education Committee. His certifications include: HERS Rater, Rater Trainer, ASNT Level 1 Thermographer, BPI Building Analyst, Envelope Specialist and Field Examiner. He also holds advanced BPI certifications including BPI Energy Auditor, Quality Control Inspector, and Retrofit Installer.

How is Our Online Multimedia Training Better than Classroom Training?

  • No Travel Time & Expense
    With online training there's no travel time or expense, no time away from your family, and no time away from work. The average company loses around $500/day for each employee missing work. Can you afford that?
  • Flexibility
    Study when you want, where you want.
  • Learn at Your Own Speed
    Our online training is self-paced, so you can learn at your own speed and review anything at any time. With classroom learning, the instructor may go too fast or too slow for you, and you don't get the chance to review until you're completely lost.
  • Skip Previously Completed Content
    For future training, you can skip the modules you've already taken and spend your time learning the new material.
  • Consistency
    Our online instructors never have a bad day, never fumble over an explanation, and never cancel class.
  • Help When You Need It
    If you have questions, an instructor is just a phone call or email away! And our Frequently Asked Questions section has common questions asked by students.
  • Easy to Use
    If you can send an email, you can use our online learning system.
  • Education Built for Adults
    Our instructors have decades of experience teaching adults, and present the materials in multiple ways to help you understand and retain the information.
  • Earn Multiple Certifications at Once
    Our training is built in modules, and completing the modules for one certification will often cover all or most of the modules for other certifications.
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
    With our Best Price Guarantee, you know you're getting the lowest possible price.
  • 300% Iron-Clad Success & Satisfaction Guarantee
    If you don't pass your certification exam, you can take the online course curriculum again until you pass. That's peace of mind that can also save you money! Learn more >>


Course Packages

Flexible Training & Exams
Scheduled When & Where You Want
Option 1
Multimedia & Materials Only
Option 2
Includes
Exams
20 Hour Online Multimedia Course
On-demand, start & stop when you want, 90-day access
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Phone & Email Support
Access to instructors to answer your questions
checkmark dark checkmark dark
Study Guide checkmark dark checkmark dark
Practice Questions After Each Session
To reinforce comprehension
checkmark dark checkmark dark
Practice Final Exam checkmark dark checkmark dark
Exam Fees for BPI Building Science Principles
Scheduled when you're ready question mark You tell us when you're ready to take your written exam and we'll schedule it within 14 business days at a location near you.
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Exam Fees for RESNET HESP
Scheduled when you're ready question mark You tell us when you're ready to take your written exam and we'll schedule it within 14 business days at a location near you.
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Exam Fees for RESNET EnergySmart Contractor
Scheduled when you're ready question mark You tell us when you're ready to take your written exam and we'll schedule it within 14 business days at a location near you.
-- checkmark dark
Our 300% Iron-Clad Success and Satisfaction Guarantee checkmark dark checkmark dark
TOTAL $150 $499
  Register Register
Enjoy Our Flexible Training

  1. Avoid course delays and
    cancellations
  2. Start online training immediately
  3. Schedule your exams
    when you're ready 


You're in Control

Complete your training on your own schedule, and take your exams when you want at a location near you. Start your online training immediately. No waiting around for classes to fill up, or for other students to dictate your training or exam schedule. Simply tell us when you're ready to take your exams and we'll schedule them within 14 business days at a location near you. Superior quality training at an unbeatable price - with complete flexibility!


Course Packages

Flexible Training & Exams
Scheduled When & Where You Want
Option 1
Multimedia & Materials Only
Option 2
Includes
Exams
20 Hour Online Multimedia Course
On-demand, start & stop when you want, 90-day access
checkmark dark checkmark dark
Phone & Email Support
Access to instructors to answer your questions
checkmark dark checkmark dark
Study Guide checkmark dark checkmark dark
Practice Questions After Each Session
To reinforce comprehension
checkmark dark checkmark dark
Practice Final Exam checkmark dark checkmark dark
Exam Fees for BPI Building Science Principles
Scheduled when you're ready question mark You tell us when you're ready to take your written exam and we'll schedule it within 14 business days at a location near you.
-- checkmark dark
Exam Fees for RESNET HESP
Scheduled when you're ready question mark You tell us when you're ready to take your written exam and we'll schedule it within 14 business days at a location near you.
-- checkmark dark
Exam Fees for RESNET EnergySmart Contractor
Scheduled when you're ready question mark You tell us when you're ready to take your written exam and we'll schedule it within 14 business days at a location near you.
-- checkmark dark
Our 300% Iron-Clad Success and Satisfaction Guarantee checkmark dark checkmark dark
TOTAL $150 $499
  Register Register

Prerequisites

None.


System Requirements

See System Requirements


Course Packages

Flexible Training & Exams
Scheduled When & Where You Want
Option 1
Multimedia & Materials Only
Option 2
Includes
Exams
20 Hour Online Multimedia Course
On-demand, start & stop when you want, 90-day access
checkmark dark checkmark dark
Phone & Email Support
Access to instructors to answer your questions
checkmark dark checkmark dark
Study Guide checkmark dark checkmark dark
Practice Questions After Each Session
To reinforce comprehension
checkmark dark checkmark dark
Practice Final Exam checkmark dark checkmark dark
Exam Fees for BPI Building Science Principles
Scheduled when you're ready question mark You tell us when you're ready to take your written exam and we'll schedule it within 14 business days at a location near you.
-- checkmark dark
Exam Fees for RESNET HESP
Scheduled when you're ready question mark You tell us when you're ready to take your written exam and we'll schedule it within 14 business days at a location near you.
-- checkmark dark
Exam Fees for RESNET EnergySmart Contractor
Scheduled when you're ready question mark You tell us when you're ready to take your written exam and we'll schedule it within 14 business days at a location near you.
-- checkmark dark
Our 300% Iron-Clad Success and Satisfaction Guarantee checkmark dark checkmark dark
TOTAL $150 $499
  Register Register

Questions? Call 1-800-518-1877