Education for Industry Professionals
Want to gain a competitive edge in the marketplace? Looking to brush up on building science basics or take your trade to the next level by mastering the latest technology? WECC’s Building Science Training Center offers the cutting-edge courses and experienced, award-winning instructors to help sharpen and refine your skills. Having completed more than 325 technical trainings since 2007, we have mastered the delivery of interactive and effective classroom and in-field learning opportunities.
Courses and Accreditations
WECC offers a variety of weatherization and building science courses that help contractors, consultants, auditors, installers, and almost anyone else in the industry enhance their energy efficiency and retrofit installation skills. As a Building Performance Institute (BPI) Test Center since 2008, we provide courses in BPI test preparation and proctor exams. We have a certified Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET®) HERS Rater and RESNET accredited rater trainer on staff and were recently granted the highly regarded Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) credential for our Quality Control Inspector course—a mark of safe, high-quality training.
Experienced, Award-winning Trainers
With more than 100 years of combined experience, our trainers’ curriculum is enhanced by real-world and hands-on experience. We have performed the energy audits, diagnostic testing, measure installations, trouble shooting, and quality control procedures we reveal in our classroom and in-field demonstrations.
Our trainers have received prestigious awards for excellence in building science education. Most recently, Robert Parkhurst and Bob Pfeiffer were honored with the Energy Center of Wisconsin Educator of the Year Award in 2013 and 2011, respectively. Additionally, as influential industry leaders, our team is regularly called upon to present at key conferences across the country.