Building Analyst – Technician (BA-T) Course#:  NCWK 904LCRN#:  28096

Where:           Lakes Region Community College, Laconia, NH in room HS243

When:             May 2, 3, 9 and 10 (Th/F) from 8am – 4pm

Cost:               Course:  $850

Description:  This 4-day course prepares students for the Building Performance Institute (BPI) entry-level Building Analyst Technician (BA-T) certification.  Students will learn how to evaluate residential buildings as energy systems with an emphasis on data collection and diagnostic testing.  Students will learn how to use a blower door, combustion analyzer, and other weatherization diagnostic equipment.  Prerequisite:  BPI Building Science Principles certificate.  BA-T is a lower-level certification compared to the more advanced Building Analyst Professional certification.  Register separately for LRCC’s 4-hour BPI BA-T Field Exam. 

BPI BA-T Field Exam:  $750 (Please register separately for the exam – Course#:  NCWK 9005L and CRN#:  28097).  Field exam days will be between May 13-24th in Nashua, NH.

Building Analyst – Professional (BA-P) Course#:  NCWK 906LCRN#:  35351

Where: Lakes Region Community College, Laconia, NH in room CAT215

When:  June 13, 14, 20 (Th/F) from 8am – 4pm, June 21 (F) from 8am – 12pm

Cost:  Course:  $750

Description: This 3 ½-day course prepares students for the Building Performance Institute (BPI) advanced Building Analyst Professional (BA-P) certification and requires Building Analyst Technician (BA-T) as a prerequisite.  Building on the BA-T training, students will analyze building energy assessment information to develop prioritized home energy performance work scopes.  Students will also be introduced to computer energy modeling to generate energy savings estimates.  Register separately for LRCC’s 2-hour BPI BA-P Written Exam.

BPI BA-P Written Exam:  $350 (Please register separately for the exam – Course#:  NCWK 9003L and CRN#: 35352).  Written exam day will be on June 21st from 12:30pm – 4:30pm in at LRCC in room CAT209.

To register, contact Amy Burke.

The Building Performance Institute (BPI) Building Science Principles (BSP) program is an introduction to residential buildings as energy systems.  Topics include the building envelope, heat flows and insulation, heating and cooling systems, air movement, ventilation, moisture, and energy efficiency strategies.  This course package includes: a BSP Reference Guide;  online BSP review materials;  and access to the BSP Certificate of Knowledge online exam.

Building Science Principles is also available as a twelve-hour virtual class (NCWK902L) in addition to the resources above.

Click here for further description (PDF). 

Target Audience: Beginning energy professionals, students, energy administrative staff and customer service professionals.

Next Class Starts:  As needed- Spring, Summer and Fall terms    ||    Prerequisites:  Internet access  ||  Format: Online

Course #: NCWK 9043L  || Contact Hours:  Approximately 15 ||    Tuition:  $300

For more information contact: Andy Duncan

Description: Reduce energy costs with the nationally recognized Building Operator Certification training program. For building facilities staff, the BOC I and BOC II courses will help you implement improvements to increase building energy efficiency and improve occupant productivity. 
Target Audience: Commercial facilities staff
Next Class: BOC I – Feb. 23, 2024 – May 17, 2024 ||  Prerequisites: Commercial building management professional  ||  Format: Combination of face-to-face and virtual classes

Course #: NCWK 940L  ||  CRN #: 27688   ||  Contact Hours: 56 (8 days) Classes are held every other Friday   ||  Tuition: $1,700

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Tuition 50% cost-share awards may be available for eligible NH commercial customers.  For more information contact: Andy Duncan

Learn essential skills to operate CNC (computer numerical control) milling machines in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.  Successful participants are in high demand by area manufacturers!

Target Audience:  Entry-level manufacturing employees or prospects seeking workforce skills in CNC operations.

Next Class: TBD   ||    Prerequisites:  None  ||  Format:  Face-to-face classroom and lab

Course #:     ||  CRN:  ||  Contact Hours:  144    ||    Tuition:  $2,500   

For more information contact: Joseph Smith

Please contact Amy Burke for more information.

Please contact Amy Burke for more information.

Please contact Amy Burke for more information on available customized trainings for Stem and Advanced Manufacturing


Employers: Many trainings may be eligible for a 50% tuition grant from NH Job Training Fund.

Contact Amy Burke, Workforce Development Coordinator for more information on LRCC training opportunities.