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The industry’s collective resource for home performance training and education

Browse our extensive library of certification training, continuing education opportunities, exam preparation, and on-the-job learning. Here you can find in-depth courses, programs, and opportunities from some of the industry’s top training providers and experts.

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West Virginia Home Inspectors Continuing Education Credit Courses

Earn West Virginia Home Inspectors continuing education credits the easy, fast and affordable way! These engaging online multimedia courses were created specifically for adult learners, and provide lots of useful knowledge you can use in the field. Sign in whenever you have time, and go at your own pace.
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Home Performance Contractor Academy: Sales and Operations with Mike Rogers

Build the foundation for managing your business to improve profitability and sales with this 22 video course.
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GreenHomes America Online Training

The GreenHomes America Online Learning Portal is a resource for Home Performance training courses.
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How Does Solar Work?

Explore the basics of solar radiation, photovoltaic and concentrating solar-thermal power technologies, electrical grid systems integration, and the non-hardware aspects (soft costs) of solar energy.
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IREC Training Credentials and How to Apply

The IREC Credentialing Program accredits clean energy training programs and certifies instructors and master trainers. IREC’s leadership in this area provides quality assurance for the clean energy economy through training standards and credentials that foster a high-quality workforce. Our emphasis on industry-validated, credible credentials is a key factor in closing the skills gap between education and industry needs.
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Solar Energy Basics by NREL

More energy from the sun falls on the earth in one hour than is used by everyone in the world in one year. A variety of technologies convert sunlight to usable energy for buildings.
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Solar Decathlon Educator Resources

The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon recommends the following free teacher resources to explore energy, building science, and solar energy in the classroom.
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DOE – National Science Bowl (NSB)

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Science Bowl® is a nationwide academic competition that tests students’ knowledge in all areas of science and mathematics. Middle and high school student teams from diverse backgrounds are comprised of four students, one alternate, and a teacher who serves as an advisor and coach. These teams face-off in a fast-paced question-and-answer format, being tested on a range of science disciplines including biology, chemistry, Earth science, physics, energy, and math.
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National Energy Education Development Project Resources

Since its founding over 40 years ago, NEED has kept its Kids Teaching Kids philosophy as a fundamental principle of NEED programming – encouraging students to explore, experiment, engage, and encouraging teachers to embrace student leadership in the classroom. NEED trains and assists teachers in harnessing the energy of the classroom – the energy of students.
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Green Training Programs

The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office funded Bright Solar Futures (BSF) program is Pennsylvania’s first vocational high school program in solar energy and the first program of its kind in the nation. The recently completed BSF Solar Lab provides a state of the art teaching and learning environment for BSF students.
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Crash Course in Home Performance

Corbett and Grace created a resource-rich 4-module online video course ($29) for anyone who wants more knowledge about home performance. Hours of custom training for homeowners and uninitiated building pros, with exclusive, in-depth video presentations on the entire scope of home performance you can use to make any home healthier, safer, and more comfortable.
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The Building Performance Workshop – Mastermind Course

Hours of custom training for homeowners and uninitiated building pros, with exclusive, in-depth video presentations on the entire scope of home performance you can use to make any home healthier, safer, and more comfortable.
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Home Performance for Tiny Spaces

In this video lecture course, you'll learn about all of the successes and failures of the world's highest performance tiny house on wheels.
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Smart Building Technology Programs

The City of Boston is filled with smart buildings; but there aren’t enough technicians trained on smart building technology to ensure that the buildings are running properly. Our SBT Program will provide you with the skills and certifications needed to fill these in-demand jobs.
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OSHA-Authorized Trainers for OSHA 10 & OSHA 30 Hour Safety Courses 

list of OSHA-authorized trainers who conduct 10- and 30-hour Outreach Training classes in construction. The Department of Labor/Occupational Safety and Health Administration lists only those trainers who have requested that their contact information be made public.
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