Energy Advisor Foundation Exam Preparation Package (Canadian)



As always, you have 12 months access to all online resources once you register. This study package of 5 courses is designed to support you with the materials you need to prepare for the Foundation Exam. If you have less than 5 years experience in the industry or no building science background this course is for you!


1. Construction Technology
Explore building science and its importance to constructing effective building envelopes and building durable homes.

2. Construction Math
Math is the language of construction. It's important for accuracy, efficiency and safety to make sure the work is done correctly. The aim of this course is to help the learner develop an understanding of how arithmetic, algebra, geometry and conversions relate to construction.

3. Construction Safety (Alberta Construction Safety Association: CSTS-2020 Fundamentals)

4. Plans Reading
Reading House Plans and Construction Drawings is for builders, experienced tradespersons, site managers, estimators, project managers, foremen and other construction industry personnel. This course is a comprehensive overview of construction drawings, ideal for those with little or no experience. By the end, you will be able to use house plans to find trade information and perform simple material take offs. Course topics also include an overview of the design process, architectural and engineering scales, floor plans and elevations.

5. High Performance Homes
High Performance Homes builds on Construction Technology and introduces concepts and techniques of energy efficiency in retrofit and new construction projects. Occupant behaviour baseloads impact the overall energy use in a house and affect the sizing of renewable energy systems.

Download Description & Outline

Notes: Plans Reading and High Performance Housing are made of selected relevant, quality videos and other resources that cover the subject matter. Interactivity and animations will be released in future updates.

Passing each of section and reviewing a number of documents on the NRCan web site will help you prepare for the Foundation Exam.

Included in this Overview

Study Guides
Animations and videos
Voice over
Interactive exercises

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Disclaimer, Waiver & Indemnification

This Energy Advisor Foundation Exam Preparation package is not a program of study. It is simply one of the training and development activities you may engage in to pass any exams to become an Energy Advisor.

Blue House Energy (BHE) does not make any representations or warranties, or provide any guarantees, regarding your likelihood of passing any exams as an Energy Advisor following your completion of the Energy Advisor Foundation Exam Preparation package.

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Skill Level: Beginner

50-70 hours

Schedule: flexible, self-paced

12 months from purchase date

Skill Set Focus:
Energy Advisor

Steps to become an energy advisor

Step 1: Pass the Foundation Exam

Step 2: Pass the EA (House) Exam

Step 3: Be affiliated with a Service Organization

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