The course is a great way to learn how time-tested principles of building science can actually help builders save money by reducing call-backs, while providing a higher quality, more environmentally responsible home than one built under conventional codes.
Daytona Beach, FL (PRWEB) October 22, 2009
The Building Performance Institute (BPI) - a nationally recognized provider of training, certification, accreditation and quality-assurance programs - has approved Advanced Energy's "Building Science Master Certification" course for 16 continuing education units (CEUs). Participants in the two-day class learn key principles of building science focused on developing environmentally responsible homes that are energy efficient, durable and comfortable. http://www.environmentsforliving.com, http://www.bpi.org
The class is open to all interested building professionals, and is one of several offered by Masco Home Services, Inc., and other training providers that assists participants in qualifying to become a representative for the Environments For Living® program. In addition to eligibility for BPI credits, participants can earn credits under the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) program administered by the National Association of State Energy Officials and Energy Rated Homes of America.
The Advanced Energy Building Science Master Certification course covers the following topics:
- Creating a tight structure
- Improving the thermal boundary
- Developing a conditioning strategy that works in your climate
- Understanding and implementing moisture management
- Offering indoor environmental quality in your homes
- Achieving water conservation with no trade-off in performance
- Developing an energy-efficient lighting plan
- Implementing and promoting sound control for enhanced quality of living
- Leveraging the power of green marketing
"With homebuyers' growing interest in green construction, more builders are looking for practical information on ways they can make their homes tighter and more energy efficient," says Rick Davenport, vice president, Building Science, Masco Corporation. "The course is a great way to learn how time-tested principles of building science can actually help builders save money by reducing call-backs, while providing a higher quality, more environmentally responsible home than one built under conventional codes."
To view training dates and to register for the Advanced Energy Building Science Master Certification course, visit http://www.environmentsforliving.com.
About Masco Home Services, Inc., and the Environments For Living Program
Masco Home Services, Inc., a Masco company, offers the Environments For Living program and Environments For Living Certified Green program to builders. Masco Home Services provides a complete suite of turnkey services for builders and issues and administers all limited guarantees* associated with the program. Masco Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, is a leading manufacturer of home improvement and building products and a premiere provider of services that include installation of insulation and other building products.
- See the full guarantee for complete details and limitations; visit http://www.environmentsforliving.com or call toll free 1-866-912-7233.