The Building Performance Institute is accredited by the American National Standards Institute, Inc. (ANSI) as a developer of American National Standards and as a certifying body for personnel credentials.
BPI develops the technical standards for:
From these standards, BPI develops rigorous written and field exams resulting in one of BPI’s professional certifications.
JLC Industries is a national BPI Test Center.
We train across The United States and into Canada. Our curriculum is the basis of our learning. Our students have an easy understanding of what is being taught by the way it is written and presented.
With our instructors years of experience in the field, our students will learn the very best way of Mastering the Designation that they have signed up for.
DON'T SETTLE for mediocre when the best training is available for YOUR employees who are representing YOUR business.
This class teaches the basics of Building Science and is great for Administrative and Support Staff.
This class is the designation for any existing auditor that is already at the next level of knowledge. Prerequisites needed or approval.
This class is a specialized designation that allows you to perform Quality Control Assessments and is for the auditor with a strong background, Prerequisites needed for approval.
This class is designed for auditors who would like to have a deeper understanding of the in depth investigation of the true health and safety of our clients along with people who have health issues. You have the power to truly make a difference and a positive impact on your clients lives.
*Efficiency First Members, SCHPA and HPACT Members will receive discount.
This class is specialized to address the aggressive nature of our industry. You can achieve both the BA and EP Certification during one class. This is the most popular class among professionals in our industry.
This class is designed for auditors who have a background of building science and want to advance to the next level to take on larger, more complicated projects.
With the BPI Building Analyst certification, you will learn how to perform comprehensive, whole-home assessments, identify problems at their root cause, and prescribe and prioritize solutions based on building science. The Building Analyst certification verifies your knowledge, skills and abilities needed to conduct comprehensive building performance audits, including assessing whole-building ventilation, measuring airflow, combustion safety and testing/data collection.
By getting certified as a BPI Envelope Professional, you prove that you have the skills to optimize and verify the installation, operation, maintenance, and performance of building envelope systems, and are able to improve their interaction with other building systems.
As an Envelope Professional, you will be knowledgeable enough to prescribe improvements to tighten the building envelope (shell), stop uncontrolled air leakage, and optimize comfort, durability, and HVAC performance.
Through the Heating Professional certification, you will optimize, and verify, the installation, operation, and maintenance of heating equipment in relation to other building systems. The Heating Professional certification helps the professional save the occupant energy and money, and ensure occupant comfort, health, and safety. The Heating Professional certification addresses buildings with up to four (4) residential units.
Earning the Infiltration and Duct Leakage (IDL) certification is a simple, comprehensive, and affordable way for builders, remodelers, HVAC, insulation, and other contractors to gain the skills needed to offer duct leakage and blower door tests, in compliance with IECC codes for new home construction or existing home remodels.
By earning the IDL certification, you prove that you can conduct duct leakage tests to the ASTM E1554-07 standard and blower door tests to the ASTM E779 standard.
Specialized courses for auditors working in the field's safety and well being.
This class is to ensure the protection of all technicians from the hazards associated with confined space entry. This course contains requirements for practices and procedures to protect employees from those hazards of entry and work within permit required confined spaces.
This class is intended to educate the technician on both High and Low Pressure Foam Safety with the understanding of the chemical make up and health precautions.
Home Energy Professional
The Home Energy Professional (HEP) Energy Auditor certification is offered by BPI, and is supported by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and its National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
The HEP Energy Auditor certification demonstrates advanced competency through rigorous online and field exams, and work experience prerequisites.
Once certified, you will be able to evaluate the energy efficiency, health, and safety of a home. You will gain in-depth knowledge of how to use diagnostic equipment and modeling software to identify areas for energy savings, produce an audit report, and develop a prioritized scope of work for your customer.
If you meet the prerequisites, you may be a great candidate for the QCI Certification. This class is for the Advanced Technician with a large experience base and understanding of codes as well as Best Practices. QCI is about the top knowledge in the industry and for mentoring other technicians.
Energy Auditor/ Quality Control Inspector
Air-sealing, testing and verification is achieved with the use of Integral negative and positive pressure tests applied to structures. Diagnostics of leakage is done with the application of Infrared Thermal Imaging and finalized with dense smoke generation to simulate CO2 with a smoke generation system.