Remote Training Opportunities

Hi All, 

During the shutdowns for COVID-19, we're hearing that many contractors and other in-field installers are looking for online/remote training opportunities. Relevate topics would be building science, BPI, other weatherization certs, installation guidelines, maybe relevant softwares, etc. 

Does anyone have anything they've been keeping an eye on or planning on participating in during down time?

-Haley

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  • We have a lot of classes here: https://www.energysmartacademy.com/online-courses.html

    We've had online Home Energy Professional (HEP)  classes for years and many others. We also do remote proctoring of BPI certifications.

    Online Courses
    Here is a list of our current online classes for Weatherization and Energy Efficiency. Comprehensive classes are part of our IREC accreditation and B…
  •  We have the EnergySmart Contractor online on-demand training with certifications instantly available at: https://energysmartinstitute.com/energysmart-contractor-ceu-page/

    Thank you.

    Ken Riead

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  • GreenHomes America Gives Back! GreenHomes America Online Training is happy to give 2 FREE classes until 5/31/2020. Please take advantage during this time of confinement to engage and train your employees from the comfort and safety of their homes - on any device and at any time. Visit www.ghatraining.com for more info! Our courses all count towards BPI CEUs.

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  • We've upped our webinars in the face of COVID and are running at least one a week. They are all free and have ICC CEU's. Typical subjects are energy code, resiliency, WRB's, HVAC, buillding science, etc. You can register from our calendar: https://eepartnership.org/events/events/#!calendar

  • The National Home Performance Conference is all virtual and registering gives you access to all of the sessions and trainings for 12 months. The virtual conference is April 27th - 30th. https://events.building-performance.org/.

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  • Hi Haley,

    I hope someone has contacted you already, buit in cse you missed it, BPA has moved its conference online. WAP agencies can use TT&A money to partipate.

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  • Hi, Haley,

    The DOE Weatherization Assistance Program Trainers' Consortium put together a list of online training and other ideas for keeping people productive while working remotely. You should be able to access it here: 

    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1rkX1hB0GeMif09ZCJgbRfHiySe7OK4bB/v...

    Note that there are 3 tabs.

    It includes a couple of the resources already listed in previous responses and a bunch more. Courses are sortable by worker category using our WAP designations of Retrofit Installer/Technician (RIT), Crew Leader (CL), Energy Auditor (EA), and Quality Control Inspector (QCI), as well as a column for admin/management workers.

    Best,

    -Kelly

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  • Haley,

    Earth Advantage has developed a number of online trainings over the past few years. Currently, most of the online content is geared to the real estate industry. Largely, it's material designed to allow them to better understand the value of energy efficiency and green building. You can find those here: https://www.earthadvantage.org/creating-change/current-offerings.html.

    Later this year we will be bringing more contractor trainings online as well.

    Thanks for prompting these posts!

    -David

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    Professional Training Available Now, Both Online and Classroom
  • Hi Haley,

    Leslie here from Building Performance Journal with a short answer to your great question. I have been compiling a list to add to the magazine's current list of ongoing trainings, since so many great teachers are taking their lessons online right now. I'll flag you when that list is fleshed out, so you can share it. Meanwhile, I give you Home Energy magazine's Ongoing Online Training list. Wishing you and yours good health!

    Ongoing

    Wisconsin Energy Institute: University of Wisconsin — Madison

    Infrared Training Center

    Fluke Corporation

    Building Performance Association Online Training

    Midwest Renewable Energy Association

    Saturn Resource Management, Incorporated

    The Snell Group

    UC Davis Extension: Renewable Energy

  • I found these free trainings with CEU's

    https://www.greence.com/Online_Courses/Free_Courses/Newest

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    The newest courses page provides AIA HSW CE Hours, LEED specific hours, and GBCI general hours. Also, several new courses are free IDCEC online ...
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