Online Learning Preps for Hands-On Training in Building Performance Construction Industry

Matt HerdonFebruary 16, 2015

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 16, 2015

Building Performance Center Inc. (BPCi) announces the immediate availability of Building Science Basics online learning course by Blue House Energy (BHE). The course ensures everyone involved in energy efficient home construction and renovation has a common understanding of how heat, air and moisture interact and affect the building’s performance. The result is improved comfort, health, and safety, as well as lower energy costs in homes.

Building Science Basics ( is now the starting point for BPCi’s BPI Building Analyst Training, underpinning the solid classroom training provided by BPCi’s seasoned instructors, Andy Wahl and Laura Seidman.

“Combining our BPI training and testing facility with Blue House Energy's online course prepares attendees with the knowledge to be successful in the classroom and field training, and ultimately to achieve their certifications.” said Janell Jacks, Director of Training Programs at BPCi.

The Building Performance Center Inc. and Blue House Energy partnership provides a blended learning experience for those interested in Building Science Principles, Building Performance Training, and Building Performance Institute (BPI) certifications through training that includes online, classroom, hands-on labs, and field house learning and testing.

Shawna Henderson, CEO of BHE says, “Having our online learning as the ‘appetizer’ for BPCi's full-deal hands-on training course fulfills one of our top goals: collaborating with other training organizations to improve the capacity of our industry.”

Building Science Basics is also available as a stand-alone course at BPCi's website:

BPCi runs a full-service, all-in-one training, test and mentoring facility in California. BPCi’s Training and Testing Center offers a real-house environment for hands-on practice to build confidence and skills ability, gain experience in diagnostics, testing, and remediation, and prepare for examination.

Visit BPCi at RESNET in booth #710.

About The Building Performance Center Inc.
Since 2012, the Building Performance Center, has served as a premier training resource for the rapidly emerging clean energy workforce in California. At the BPCi, you can prepare for a wide range of industry certifications and credentials, benefiting from expert instruction in a blended-learning environment that combines classroom instruction with essential hands-on field training.

About Blue House Energy
Blue House Energy provides affordable, convenient online learning. Learning can take place wherever and whenever, and doesn't take crews off job sites. Our self-paced courses feature animations and videos that clearly explain the science of building houses that don't waste energy.

Janell Jacks, Director of Training Programs
Building Performance Center Inc.
Tel: 916-932-4208
Email: training(at)thebpcinc(dot)com