Duct Envelope Tightness (DET) Verifier Earn 8 BPI 8 NATE CEs | Melrose Park
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About the Event
TRAINER: Joe Konopacki of Insight Property Services
This 1-day course is designed by the Midwest Home Performance Association (Formerly the IL Association of Energy Raters - IAER) to introduce the skills necessary to become a Duct and Envelope Tightness (DET) Verifier, certified to perform the diagnostic testing required for new homes by the 2018 IL Energy Code. If you've been thinking about getting BPI or HERS Certified but can't yet make the investment, this DET Verifier certification can be your bridge into offering home performance testing services. After successful completion of this course, you will be able to test the leakage of a building envelope and duct system, and evaluate the results as measured against Illinois code requirements. Specific topics include:-Protocols for blower door and duct leakage testing-Calculations for ACH50 and percent duct leakage-Tips for successfully completing the written and in-field DET Verifier certification exams (must pass with a 75% on both written and field exams)This Training Includes:-DET Verifier Training Workbook-Written DET Verifier exam-In-field DET Verifier exam-Certificate of course completion
*Students must bring a calculator for the field and written exam.
CLASS BEGINS PROMPTLY AT 8:00AM
Feel free to arrive between 7:30-7:45am to get situated.
**Price includes lunch!
BEFORE YOU REGISTER, DO YOURSELF A FAVOR:
- Watch the Math Basics for DET Verifiers video, to ensure your confidence with geometry and basic math calculations
- Take the DET Verifier Math Quiz (if you feel this quiz is over your head, PLEASE DO NOT waste your money on the training, only to fail your certification exams at the end of the day)
- Watch the videos for How to Use Retrotec equipment used in the course, plusBlower Door setup and Duct Tightness testing and the new DM-32 Smart Gauge
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