Weatherization Installer (WAP) Shell Technician

Hours: 50 / Access Length: Unlimited / Delivery: Open, Mentor Supported
Retail Price: $1,145.00

Course Overview:

This course will be discontinued on February 25th, 2019.  No new enrollments will be allowed. 

This course is specifically designed to:Train a person to conduct weatherization assistance program shell technician work.  Teach how a house and its ducts are tested for leakiness.  Teach where to look for reducing air infiltration and increasing insulation to reduce energy bills.

This Residential Weatherization Shell Technician’s Training Package follows the guidelines for the curriculum established in the “Core Competencies for the Weatherization Assistance Program” developed by the Weatherization Trainers Consortium for the Department of Energy Weatherization programs for installers

Course Outline:

  • 12 DVD set Energy Installer Training: Covers all the BPI Envelope Professional  Standards, and the DOE-Weatherization Installer Core Competencies for Installers/Retrofitters/Contractors/Construction Workers.
  • 3 DVD set Energy Auditor, Building Analyst (B.A.), HERS Rater, and DOE-Weatherization Training: Whole House Assessment, Diagnosing and Air Sealing
    A 350-page Book "Energy Assessment and Improvement" by Harbuck
  • 1 CD which includes BPI documents, OSHA, Thermal Bypass, Sample State Weatherization Standards, and Worker Safety
  • 4 DVD set Equipment Training: Blower Door, Pressure Pan, Zone Pressure Diagnostics, Duct Blaster

No computer needed—just use the DVD player connected to your television

All necessary materials are included.

System Requirements:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.

** The course outlines displayed on this website are subject to change at any time without prior notice. **