Trainers and Mentors

Information

Trainers and Mentors

Share your experience with different training and mentoring methods. Learn about new training tools, certifications and training programs.

Members: 131
Latest Activity: Nov 21, 2017

Discussion Forum

Curriculum Developers Wanted

Started by Isaac Savage Aug 13, 2014. 0 Replies

Hi Trainers,I'm seeking curriculum developers to partner with on the creation of a variety of online training content. If interested, fill out …Continue

Tags: contract, training, development, curriculum

Looking for Trainers in the Northeast

Started by Gary Baggett Feb 14, 2014. 0 Replies

I'm looking for a trainer or two who would be willing to come in and train for BA and EP courses in CT. Please email me concerning details at gbaggett@usgbd.com or call my office at 203-296-2207Continue

2013 Manual-S Speedsheet Now Available

Started by Isaac Savage Apr 7, 2013. 0 Replies

Hello Trainers,You're invited to check out the latest and greatest Manual-S Speedsheet.It actually HELPS…Continue

Tags: design, HVAC, ACCA, Speedsheet, Manual-S

Protecting presentations

Started by Paul Raymer. Last reply by Tom Conlon Nov 1, 2012. 5 Replies

PowerPoint presentations take hours to create - about an hour a slide, I have found.  When I am asked to put on a training session these days or make a presentation at a conference, I am essentially…Continue

Tags: presentations, Powerpoint

Conflict Resolution

Started by Chase Counts. Last reply by Rodney Purnell Oct 17, 2012. 7 Replies

I'm currently training in Washington, DC and one of the grants my organization has involves training individuals with non-violent criminal backgrounds recently released from incarceration in the…Continue

Request your feedback on the new BPI WHALCI certification training

Started by Matthew Redmond. Last reply by Debra Monte Mar 15, 2012. 10 Replies

My training center is presently training the new BPI installer certification.Is anyone else training this course? What is your impression? Have you developed your own curriculum or are you using…Continue

Mentors, What Serves As a "Compass"?

Started by David Eggleton. Last reply by David Eggleton Aug 31, 2011. 1 Reply

Engagement with people in process can lead into fog, quicksand, smoke and other urgencies and uncertainties. Assuming that mentors are made, not born, what do you recommend as preparation and/or…Continue

Tags: process, human being, people, engagement

Commercial Energy Services---Commercial Audit Training?

Started by Donna Sanders. Last reply by Donna Sanders Jul 5, 2011. 6 Replies

Hi.I am a residential energy auditor. Does anyone know where Commercial Energy Audit training is offered? I have seen some online commercial audit training.  Is this reputable training?…Continue

ACI's National Trainer's Conference

Started by Jennifer Luitwieler Jun 22, 2011. 0 Replies

Wanted to make sure you all knew that ACI is hosting a Trainer's conference in Charlotte, NC in November. We are confirming the agenda and looking forward to something great. Who Should…Continue

Tags: energy, home, trainer, conference, trainers

Comment Wall

Comment

You need to be a member of Trainers and Mentors to add comments!

Comment by Isaac Savage on August 13, 2014 at 11:34pm

Hi Trainers,

I'm seeking curriculum developers to partner with on the creation of a variety of online training content. If interested, fill out this application or contact me directly.

Thanks!

Comment by Judi Lyall on May 30, 2013 at 8:36pm

Hi Folks,

   I have decided to retire and hopefully some lucky person will be able to take advantage of the tools I have. I bought these tools 2 years ago brand new.

1. ENERGY CONSERVATORY BLOWER DOOR W/ DG700 W/ USB PORT AND XTRA HOSE KIT, PADDED CASE                                                                                         2400.00

2. ENERGY CONSERVATORY DUCT BLASTER W/ DG700 W/ USB PORT                                                                                                         1500.00

3. ENERGY CONSERVATORY LARGE AND SMALL RESSURE PANS  150.00

4. FLUKE TiR INFARED CAMERA EXTRAS INCLUDE CAR CHARGER AND SUNSHEILD                                                                                              3600.00

5. TSI ACCU BALANCE MODEL 8371                                                      2700.00

6. 20 PC ZIP POLES AND DUC BLOCS                                                   1500.00

7.BACHARACH FYRITE TECH 60 COMBUSTION ANALYZER                400.00

8. BACHARACH INFORMANT 2 LEAK DETECTOR W/ RUBBER CASING AND FLASHLIGHT HOLDER                                                                              300.00

9. INSULATION GRABBER                                                                           45.00

10. 2 3/8" TELESCOPING LED LIGHT, INSPECTION MIRROR                  10.00

THAT'S ALL FOLKS

EMAIL ME JUDI@SHEBUILDSGREEN OR CALL 818.625.0987

THANKS FOR READING AND CONSIDERING.

Comment by Stephen Smith on March 15, 2012 at 5:28pm

Just from the BPI group, lots of talk about the new 4 certifacations.... Any ideas on how BPI intends to test for these when we have no trainers/proctors for these?  As of yet, there is no real info on what will be needed for these other than if you have H.S. education, clean record and years of experiance in the construction/energy industries.

Comment by Mahendra Shah on January 6, 2011 at 8:54pm

 

Program Director GoingEvergreen

GoingEvergreen.org

 

Bringing Business, Schools, colleges, and Community together to

define, deploy, train, mentor High School and Tech Graduates to become Green Energy Technologist, Professional with program and projects based learning.. Achieve Virtual Green Energy application goals.

 

Comment by Rick Williams on January 4, 2011 at 3:53pm
Good day.  I have been providing the How To Finance Energy Upgrades for the CBPCA since August.    Despite the loss of PACE, there are many good financing options available.   The new PowerSaver Pilot from FHA will become available in March and will offer 50% up front funding and low interest rates.   Our challenge is to provide additonal value in the home.  Any comments are welcome
Comment by A. Tamasin Sterner on December 8, 2010 at 5:53am
Thanks, Dale. Curious - have you compared draft pressure measurements using the three different probes/tubes you mentioned? It would be interesting to see the data.
Comment by Dale Sherman on December 7, 2010 at 10:59pm
Hey, Paul and Tamasin. Dwyer Instruments has some nice info on measuring low velocity static pressure (draft). Straight in is the best way to measure the low velocity airflow in a stack. An 'L' shape would be better for measuring duct velocities, but a regular 'L' shaped pitot tube will also work for measuring the static pressure, just ignore the velocity pressure port on a pitot tube.
Comment by A. Tamasin Sterner on December 7, 2010 at 5:54pm
Thanks Tom for reminding me to register The Pure Energy Center on the HE Guide to Training Programs!
Comment by A. Tamasin Sterner on December 7, 2010 at 5:53pm
Oh, Paul, you are my idol! We have done some research on which probes to use to measure draft pressure because we found different pressures with the two different probes while testing the same appliance... We started out using the static pressure probe tips. Then we moved to straight probes and found inconsistent results. We've decided to always use the static pressure probe tips. And, because we do QA and QC (Final Inspections) after work is complete, we have the responsibility to be as or MORE accurate than the contractors (because we have the power to fail jobs). If our probe measures low draft pressure and the contractor's probe measured a stronger draft, we might fail a job for inadequate draft pressure. This isn't OK if we aren't using the correct probe. So we use the static pressure probe tips.

We didn't know about the warranty void for drilling holes in draft diverters. At least we fill the holes with chrome hole plugs (at a buck a piece!).
Comment by Paul Raymer on December 5, 2010 at 11:58am
Drilling draft diverters
There are some You Tube videos and other training programs that promote drilling the draft diverter in order to access the undiluted CO more easily. It is my understanding that doing so will void the warranty on the water heater and that it is better to use an 'L' shaped adapter to reach the undiluted flue gases.

I also think we should arrive at consensus on whether or not using a straight tube or 'L' shaped static pressure probe is the right way to measure draft. Seems like the straight tubes go into the flue at a variety of angles and inconsistent depths.
 

Members (130)

 
 
 

Discussion Forum

Curriculum Developers Wanted

Started by Isaac Savage Aug 13, 2014. 0 Replies

Looking for Trainers in the Northeast

Started by Gary Baggett Feb 14, 2014. 0 Replies

2013 Manual-S Speedsheet Now Available

Started by Isaac Savage Apr 7, 2013. 0 Replies

Protecting presentations

Started by Paul Raymer. Last reply by Tom Conlon Nov 1, 2012. 5 Replies

Conflict Resolution

Started by Chase Counts. Last reply by Rodney Purnell Oct 17, 2012. 7 Replies

Latest Activity

Geoff Aldridge liked Eric Sperline's discussion Floor insulation attachment
24 minutes ago
Jim Gunshinan posted a blog post

Allison Bailes—Common Problems with Cold Weather Ventilation

When I woke up Saturday morning, the temperature outdoors was -40 degrees…See More
13 hours ago
John Proctor replied to Tray Biasiolli's discussion Two-stage furnace, control at furnace or thermostat?
"Ted -- The startup losses on modern furnaces are much smaller than the old days. I would suggest a…"
14 hours ago
Profile IconVeronica Pembleton, Thom Phillips and jeff greenberg joined Home Energy Pros Forum
15 hours ago
Barbara Smith's video was featured

RESEARCH RESULTS: Improving installation/maintenance practices

We conducted research on residential heating and cooling systems in Minnesota homes to help improve installation and maintenance practices for furnaces, air ... Seventhwave
16 hours ago
Jim Gunshinan's blog post was featured

Using God Talk—or Not—to Help the Planet?

I am always impressed with the work of Susan Shelton and the Shelton Group. So an email message…See More
16 hours ago
Jenna Bader's event was featured
Thumbnail

Zero Net Energy Virtual Conference, Jan. 25 & 26, 2018 at Online Webinar via Zoom, Facebook Live, and YouTube Live

January 25, 2018 to January 26, 2018
Devoted to the All-Electric, Solar-Powered Building TypeA FREE On-Line Conference using Zoom: …See More
17 hours ago
jeff greenberg replied to mark avila's discussion Aeroseal Homeseal Pro unit for sale?
"Mark: My client has one for sale. very lightly used but huge discount.   Where are you…"
yesterday
Jenna Bader posted events
Friday
Sean Lintow Sr replied to mark avila's discussion Aeroseal Homeseal Pro unit for sale?
"As I recall you have to be a Aeroseal listed "distributor" aka installer to get the…"
Friday
Paul Raymer posted an event

Radon Protections in New Homes at On line

January 30, 2018 from 1pm to 2pm
Radon-resistant construction is becoming a focal point in the high performance building industry.…See More
Thursday
mark avila posted a discussion

Aeroseal Homeseal Pro unit for sale?

Hello,We may be in the market to purchase a used machine should someone have one for sale.Cordially,See More
Thursday
Robert Zockoff liked Tray Biasiolli's discussion Two-stage furnace, control at furnace or thermostat?
Thursday
Profile IconKevin Jacks, Christine Elovecky and Bryan McIntyre joined Home Energy Pros Forum
Thursday
Kevin Jacks liked Diane Chojnowski's group Job Board
Thursday
Scott Doyle liked David Butler's discussion RESNET gets serious about modeling platform consistency
Thursday
Quinn Korzeniecki posted an event

BPI Retreat at HPC New York 2018 at Saratoga Springs, NY

February 12, 2018 from 12pm to 4pm
BPI will be hosting a retreat for BPI GoldStar Contractors, Test Centers, Proctors, and Certified…See More
Thursday
Quinn Korzeniecki added a discussion to the group Building Performance Institute (BPI)
Thumbnail

BPI to Host Retreat for Stakeholders on February 12th

BPI will be hosting a retreat for BPI GoldStar Contractors, Test Centers, Proctors, and Certified…See More
Thursday
Rhett Major posted an event
Thumbnail

Building Analyst - Energy Auditor Class at Conservation Consultants, Inc.

February 26, 2018 at 8am to March 2, 2018 at 5pm
Building Analyst - Energy Auditor class for BPI Certification, using Saturn Resources On-line…See More
Thursday
Barbara Smith's video was featured

ACEEE Report: How to Talk About Home Energy Upgrades

How can home energy assessments lead to more energy efficiency upgrades? Using a behavioral science approach to answer this question, we conducted an online ...
Thursday

Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

© 2018   Created by Home Performance Coalition (HPC)   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service