Weatherization

As energy efficiency is becoming a priority for homeowners across America, many are turning to the weatherization industry to assist in their efforts. NCCER’s Weatherization program offers training that exceeds the existing standards for weatherization installers, crew chiefs, and building auditors. This program combines existing NCCER curriculum with new building science modules that address the specific needs within this industry. Dual credentials are available within this program. Topics covered within this program include Sealing the Building Envelope, Commercial Drawings, and Diagnostics and Management Practices.


Additional Instructor Requirements

Weatherization
In addition to our standard instructor requirements, instructors of this craft must:

  • Must be certified to teach the Core Curriculum
  • Pass the instructor exam for Weatherization Technician Level One

Building Auditor Level 2
In addition to our standard instructor requirements, instructors of this craft must:

  • Must be an NCCER-Certified HVAC instructor
  • Must pass an instructor exam that covers all non-HVAC modules in the Weatherization program

Crew Chief Level 2
In addition to our standard instructor requirements, instructors must achieve the following:

  • Be an NCCER-Certified HVAC instructor
  • Pass an instructor exam that covers all non-HVAC modules in the Weatherization program

Curriculum

Weatherization Technician Level One provides an overview of the materials and techniques used in constructing buildings along with the selection and installation of products used to reduce thermal loss. It also provides basic knowledge of HVAC ducts and duct systems as well as pipes and piping systems. The building science knowledge and specialized techniques learned from this program will give you the skills necessary to perform weatherization installations. Purchase Materials

Assessments

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Subject Matter Experts

Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) are a vital part of NCCER's Curriculum development process. SMEs are construction and maintenance professionals who have journey-level experience and have experience teaching their trades to others. Click below to view a list of SMEs who contributed to the development of this series.

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