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TRAINING

Insight Property Services is a training and testing organization focused on a curriculum for BPI exams that has trained nearly 300 students since 2010. The instructors at Insight teach students the "house-as-a-system" approach for evaluation, diagnostics, and installation. Due to the strict technical standards required by BPI, certified professionals are highly sought after by homeowners, state, and utility energy efficiency incentive and weatherization assistance programs. Over 130 such programs nationwide specify BPI credentials.

Our comprehensive curriculum, classroom, and field experience will provide you with the training and testing you need to become a BPI Certified Professional. We focus on the hands-on experience critical to passing the written and practical exams. You will learn how to perform a whole-building analysis and provide recommendations to save energy, improve comfort, and increase a home's safety and durability. 

Need to Recertify?

Continuing education credits are required to maintaining your BPI Certification. Since we are in a rapidly changing industry it is important to continually improve your ability to properly diagnose homes and recommend improvements. We have several classes approved by BPI for Continuing Education Units (CEU's). 

All BPI Certified Professionals are required to recertify every 3 years. You can bypass parts of the BPI Recertification process by number of Continuing Education Units (CEU's) you have earned and the experience you have gained prior to recertifying.

Earning CEU's is a great way to maintain your BPI Certification!
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Building Science Principles

Earning the Building Science Principles Certificate of Knowledge is your first step into the world of energy efficient home performance. This 1-day class will helps you understand how the systems in the home interact to affect the home’s overall performance. Learn more about the BPI Building Science Certificate of Knowledge.

Building Analyst & Envelope Professional

This innovative 6-day training class covers the principles of Building Science, the methodology of Home Performance Testing, and Retrofit Contracting. The classroom presentations prepare you for the BPI written exams while field training in three test homes prepare you for the BPI field exams. Course materials, access to equipment, mentoring, and testing fees are included. Have your business listed as a BPI Certified Professional and take advantage of the growing demand for qualified performance.

Envelope Professional

Earning the Envelope Professional Certification will prepare you and your company to preform full service home performance contracting or utility efficiency participation. Quantify performance and prescribe improvements to help tighten the building envelope (shell), stop uncontrolled air leakage, and optimize comfort, durability, and HV/AC performance.

Air Sealing & Insulating Professional (RBE-WHALCI)

If you are interested in a career as a professional air sealing technician or insulation installer, this course is for you! This 5-day hands-on course covers the house as a system, insulation types, performance and installation, air sealing basics, dense-pack training, and work scopes.

Illinois Duct & Envelope Tightness (DET) Verifier

As of January 1, 2016, the State of Illinois began enforcing IECC 2015 for new homes, which requires duct and envelope tightness testing.  In addition to existing BPI and RESNET certifications, Illinois created this new certification specifically qualified to test duct and envelope tightness. This 1-day class will provide you with the skills necessary to properly identify and inspect combustion appliances. Save time, money and effort by testing your own work.

Advanced Combustion Safety Testing

Safety is important, right? It helps save people. Well, proper Combustion Safety Testing protects both the home owner and contractor. Learn to discover potential health/safety problems before and after the retrofit process. Continuing education for the Building Analyst or HERS Rater.

Quality Control Inspector

The goals for the course are to teach the basic principles and techniques of proper Weatherization Quality Control Inspections. The class will cover the Quality Control Inspection process as a check and balance system in the areas of In-Progress Inspections and Final Quality Inspections of the Weatherization work with regard to various topics.

Home Performance Field Experience

Has it been a while since you've performed a BPI Energy Audit on a house? If you need a refresher course, or are looking to earn addition BPI CEUs, this is a great opportunity! You can join one of Insight's Field Proctors at the home of one of their customers or one of yours. 

BPI Infrared Imaging

Learn firsthand how thermal imaging can be used for building inspections, electrical inspections, mechanical inspections, energy loss evaluations, predictive maintenance, and more. Through combined classroom and hands-on segments, learn how to capture a quality thermal image and diagnose your findings.