HPIP is offering valuable hands-on training across the U.S. to educate contractors and industry professionals on the best techniques and systems to achieve grade-one standards. Join us for classroom instruction, hands-on installation, and a great opportunity to network while earning your High Performance Certification.

All contractors, inspectors, raters, builders, and other industry professionals are invited to attend. Training is free for all HPIP Contractor Members; nonmember contractors and industry professionals may join membership for free training, or submit training registration fee. Pre-registration is required and space is limited.\

Hotel reservations can be made in the HPIP discounted group block at the Four Points by Sheraton Los Angeles Westside.


Thursday, April 5: Classroom Instruction
Four Points by Sheraton, 5990 Green Valley Circle, Culver City, CA 90230

8:00 AM - Breakfast, Registration, Networking

8:45 AM - Classroom Orientation

9:00 AM - Understanding Air Leakage & Sealing in Residential Structures (Clint Shireman, Knauf Insulation & Craig Marden, Owens Corning)

9:40 AM - Blowing Insulation Machine Operation & Safety (Richard Anderson, CertainTeed Machine Works)

10:45AM - Break, module quizzes

11:00 AM - High Performance Attics and Walls for New Homes in California (Rob Starr, WISE Program Trainer)

12:00 PM - Lunch, module quizzes

1:00 PM - How Insulation Works (Craig Marden, Owens Corning)

1:45PM - Quality Insulation Installation (Rob Starr, WISE Program Trainer)

2:45 PM - Break, module quizzes (Help with online login, membership, exams)

3:00 PM - Blower Door 101 (Jonathan Lang, Knauf Insulation)

4:00 PM - Grade I Installation (Clint Shireman, Knauf Insulation)

4:45 PM - National Certification and Online Learning (Kristin Bennett)

5:00 PM - HPIP Day One Wrap-Up

Job Site Instructions & Directions
Q&A on quizzes and mobile access, certification
Split into job site groups
Instructors, staff visit job site for prep & walk-through

Friday, April 6: Jobsite Demonstrations & Instruction

8:00 AM - Instructors, Staff, and Hosts Arrive on Jobsite

8:30 AM - Jobsite Orientation

9:00 AM - Begin learning station rotation

Insulation Blowing Machine Operation & Safety (Rich Anderson, CertainTeed Machine Works)

ProPink Complete, Energy Complete, Blow In Wall & Density Testing (Craig Marden, Owens Corning)

EcoSeal (Clint Shireman, Knauf Insulation)

Grade I Batt Installation (Knauf Insulation)

Blower Door 101 (Jonathan Lang, Knauf Insulation)

Passive House Q&A (Rick Blumenthal, Knauf & Scott Kelly Construction)

12:00 PM - Lunch

1:00 - 4:00 PM - Repeat job site station rotation


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