Mon., 1/13, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Building Science and Structure

Combustion Safety Testing is a requirement for weatherization work and is becoming more common in the inspection field. Take this class to find out what it is about and why it could be important to your business. This is an overview course for beginners to learn what the process is as well as a refresher for those already trained. This class will cover different combustion appliance types, carbon monoxide testing, draft pressure testing, negative air pressure limitations, common installation problems, tools of the trade, and safety standards.

Steve Wisdom, ACI is a certified code compliance and existing home inspector holding multiple certifications in both residential and commercial fields who has more than 28 years experience in the construction industry. His company, Wisdom & Associates, Inc., has performed inspections, energy ratings, and indoor air quality investigations on the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska for the last 21 years. Wisdom & Associates, Inc. also offers continuing education for inspection and building trades in Alaska and online throughout the US. Steve is also an affiliate and education provider of Building Performance Institute's building energy performance programs and a nationally certified EPA instruction firm for renovator initial and dust sampling technician training.