Located on the Phoenix campus of FSL Home Energy Solutions, the SouthWest Building Science Training Center is a leading resource for hands-on laboratory learning as well as classroom training in a variety of topics, including weatherization, energy efficiency and building science.
As a Test Center of the Building Performance Institute (BPI), the SouthWest Building Science Training Center is the authorized trainer for the Building Analyst Workshop on “whole house” residential energy techniques and has certified hundreds of contractors throughout the Southwest. This BPI certification is a requirement for contractor participation in the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program.
The “Success With Home Performance" line of classes are being developed to encompass everything a contracting company would need to succeed in the Home Performance market. Teaching everything from how to properly answer the phone, to inventory control, the “Success With Home Performance” trainings and tools are designed to work seamlessly with each other. A virtual “business in a box,” the entire “Success With Home Performance” package acts as a ground up Home Performance contracting services training platform.
We currently offer two “Success With Home Performance” classes, but many more are being developed:
The SouthWest Building Science Training Center also delivers a variety of other home energy and safety related classes which are not licensed by the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education, including: