Energy Retrofitting

Module 2 | Advanced Home Energy Assessor Training Series

Overview
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In this 1.5-hour online course you will learn how to evaluate potential energy retrofits and promote them to your customers.

An increasing number of home buyers and sellers are looking to score their homes for energy efficiency. Identify energy-efficient solutions while addressing health and safety risks. Use this knowledge to recommend new alternatives.

This is the second module in a three-part series: 


Questions? Contact our Program Coordinator, Lindsay Kemp, at lkemp@earthadvantage.org

Learning Objectives
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This training will:

  • Discuss high efficiency gas furnaces, boilers and heat pump upgrades
  • Identify air sealing and duct sealing opportunities
  • Determine how to improve the thermal and pressure boundary
  • Overview of different ventilation systems
  • Review indicators of a high performance home 
  • Overview of Solar PV systems and other potential home upgrades
  • Increase confidence in discussing scoring outcomes with clients
Not able to participate in the online training? View and download the slide deck HERE.

When & Where
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Online Training | On-Demand

CEs & Cost
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Continuing Education
BPI: 0.75
OR CCB: 1.5
ICC: 0.15

Course Fee
$10

Audience
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Builders/Contractors, Consultants, Home Energy Score Assessors, Home Inspectors, Program Representatives, Raters/Verifiers, Third-Party Verification Program Staff

Instructor(s)
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Jason Elton
Jason Elton: Jason is a senior consultant and quality assurance provider for various energy scoring programs. He is coordinating the onboarding and quality assurance of assessors in the Oregon Home Energy Score program. Jason is qualified as a US Department of Energy Home Energy Score Mentor and QA Provider. His experience includes retrofitting, training, mentoring, quality assurance, and technical support. He holds BPI Building Analyst and Envelope Professional certifications.
James Metoyer
James Metoyer: Executive Director at EnerCity Collaborative
James guides ECC’s to ensure the financial, environmental, and health benefits of a clean energy economy are fully realized in BIPOC, underserved, and frontline communities. He brings over 11 years of experience working in energy efficiency and has earned several industry-recognized credentials including BPI, PTCS, SHP, Home Energy Score, HERS Rater, and LEED Green Rater. Metoyer helped develop and deliver the Green Building Trainee Accreditation at Earth Advantage to youth training/pre-apprenticeship programs across Oregon, that serve historically underserved and under-represented populations in the construction industry. His passions are teaching students about energy efficiency, bridging the gap between the medical industry and the built environment to create healthy outcomes, and working to ensure that historically underserved populations have equitable access to healthy, safe, durable, sustainable and energy efficient housing. James is a son of the Cane River Créole community of Isle of Brevelle.