Discover an exciting career in home performance, weatherization, and retrofits! Learn the techniques and technology to locate and diagnose issues in a home and provide solutions to improve energy efficiency, lower utility bills, and protect the comfort, health and safety of homeowners.
BPI is a leading developer of technical standards for home performance and weatherization retrofit work that is recognized across North America. This is an independent, not-for-profit organization that believes there is a need for a highly trained, skilled, and professionalized residential energy efficiency retrofit and weatherization workforce. Utilivate Technologies is an approved BPI Test Center.
Participants that pass the certification testing will earn the nationally recognized BPI Whole House Air Leakage Control Installer Certificate. A certified BPI WHALCI, or Weatherization Specialist, will be fully qualified to conduct energy retrofits as an entrepreneur or employee of a utility or its energy efficiency contractors.
Training will be held on weekdays, 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM, for four weeks, at a nearby location. Training includes 90 technical training hours and 30 hours of workforce development and job readiness training.
Check back for the date training sessions will begin in Bloomington, IL. More locations will be announced soon.
Training sessions are hands-on, highly interactive, and provide insights on the home as a “whole house” system and how to use the latest building science technology and techniques to help resolve residential heating, cooling, base load, and air leakage problems.