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Blue House Energy: Building Science Courses Online

At Blue House Energy, we provide online training to the home renovation and construction industry - from site crew to sales office staff. Our building science training gives everyone on your team an understanding of how the house works as a system, and how to keep a house healthy, safe, and comfortable.

Improving energy efficiency while maintaining a healthy indoor environment is key to new construction and many renovation projects. You need to know how all the parts of the house interact to make sure you’re keeping these two elements in balance.

Here’s the thing: the higher the energy efficiency bar gets in building codes, and the closer we get to Net-Zero Homes or Deep Energy Retrofits targets, the more important building science and a whole-house approach becomes.

The Need for Training

Training is crucial to success.

Investing in training gives you the edge:

  • Fewer callbacks

  • Fewer warranty deficiencies

  • More informed sales team

  • Better bottom line

  • Better staff retention

But taking crews offsite for several days is expensive: there are registration, travel and accommodation fees, plus time off the job means reduced revenue and productivity. That’s why Blue House Energy exists: to provide high-quality, inexpensive training that’s online and on demand.

This type of training suits your schedule - it’s there when you’ve got time for it.

Blue House Energy: seriously enjoyable online training.

Well, our courses are cheap for you to buy, but we have set as high a standard for our courses as you have for your projects and jobs, and we want to see your training program succeed. Blue House Energy online training doesn’t replace face-to-face skills training. What it does is give you the background understanding and knowledge you need to do the job right.

  • BHE courses are short, sweet and to the point.

  • Concepts are explained through graphics and animations.

  • Designed for busy schedules, topics can be digested in 10 to 15 minute chunks.

Whether you are a one person shop or part of a large organization, you can afford Blue House Energy training. We’ve made it ridiculously easy — you can pay online in two ways: all at once, or in monthly installments.

Call us at 1.902.821.3090 for more information about our online training.

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Registering yourself or a few individuals for a course? Pay online in one payment or use our handy subscription plan! Find out more here.

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Registering five or more people? Looking for a company-wide training program? Are you a trainer wanting to blend BHE online into your next program? We have special deals for you! Find out more here.

What our customers are saying

  • If you are planning a house build or renovation, understanding Building Science is important to avoid repetitive heating costs and possible water damage later. Shawna and her team know their stuff.

    K.W., General Manager, Halifax, NS
  • Studies over the last 20 years have shown a worrying energy performance gap – where buildings are consistently found to use more heating energy than designers had predicted and Energy Performance Certificates indicate.

    Oliver Drerup, Former Head of Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation - International
  • I am pleased to hear that you will be undertaking a new initiative to further trades training in residential energy efficiency. CMHC supports the building of industry awareness and capacity to deliver more sustainable technologies and practices in the housing sector.

    Duncan Hill, P. Eng., Acting Director, Sustainable Housing and Communities Policy and Research Policy, Research and Planning, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • Over the last 20+ years I have been speaking to and training thousands of new home builders and renovators across North America.

    Gord Cooke, Air Solutions
  • All I can say is … wow!  You have nailed it! I just watched the 5 minute overview of what all your training videos will attempt to accomplish, and am very impressed.  I am so proud that I know you both, this is incredibly good.

    Gregory A. Pedrick, C.E.M., Project Manager, New York State Energy Efficiency Agency
  • This training is easy use and in a perfect format.

    Dan Drummond, Training Director, Canada Wood China
  • It is very well centred on the learner's experience. Visually-based rather than text-based delivery make the modules straightforward and non-intimidating. I like the way the expected learning outcomes are clearly presented and the information is clearly applicable to practical work.

    Michelle Harding, Professional Builders Institute of BC
  • This is primo education that goes way beyond training.

    Chris Rosemont, BASF
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