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Metropolitan Community College Weatherization Training Facility

Metropolitan Community College (MCC) is proud to offer Weatherization Training classes at their new Weatherization Training Facility.

ENERGY STAR for Commercial Buildings - SNRG 1110
Class Dates Location Instructor
To Be Announced Weatherization Training Center, 5626 Sorenson Parkway, Omaha Douglas Sea

This course introduces students to the benefits and barriers of commercial building energy efficiency through an in-depth look into EPA's ENERGY STAR program. Topics include current trends in commercial building energy efficiency, transforming the market with ENERGY STAR, ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy management, rating building energy efficiency with Portfolio Manager, best energy efficiency practices, engaging employees in energy conservation, and tracking energy savings and greenhouse emissions reductions over time. This course includes hands-on learning opportunities such as measuring the energy use of an actual building and identifying energy efficiency opportunities.

Weatherization Installer Fundamentals - SNRG 1120
Class Dates Location Instructor
To Be Announced Weatherization Training Center, 5626 Sorenson Parkway, Omaha Douglas Sea

This course presents theory, methods, and techniques for installation of weatherization materials. It focuses on blower doors, combustion safety, building science, safety, and hand/power tools. It also includes the basics of mobile home and multi-family weatherization.

Weather Install Intermediate - SNRG 1121
Class Dates Location Instructor
To Be Announced Weatherization Training Center, 5626 Sorenson Parkway, Omaha Douglas Sea

This course presents theory, methods, and techniques for installation of weatherization materials. It focuses on demonstration and hands-on application of weather-stripping (air sealing), insulation, mechanical ventilation, caulking, and door and window installation. It features more difficult weatherization procedures such as basements and crawl spaces.

Weatherization Installer - Mobile Homes - SNRG 1124
Class Dates Location Instructor
To Be Announced Weatherization Training Center, 5626 Sorenson Parkway, Omaha Douglas Sea

This course takes new and experienced weatherization workers through several modules introducing and expanding upon basic technical and safety skills essential for effective mobile home weatherization. Topics include introduction to mobile homes; duct diagnostics and repair; belly, sidewall, and roof retrofit; heating systems; and other mobile home-specific competencies and terminology.

Combustion Appliance Zone (CAZ) Training - SNRG 1125
Class Dates Location Instructor
To Be Announced Weatherization Training Center, 5626 Sorenson Parkway, Omaha Douglas Sea

This course covers the testing and documentation of combustion appliance zone depressurization tests. The training consists of classroom instruction and field demonstrations. Field training demonstrates the testing protocols and allows students to engage in proper use of the equipment while focusing on pre- and post-safety inspections and gas leak detection relevant to the combustion appliances. Students receive an advanced understanding of air leakage and air pressure dynamics, CAZ depressurization tests, calculation of minimum ventilation levels, and proper reporting requirements.

Weatherization Crew Chief - SNRG 1126
Class Dates Location Instructor
To Be Announced Weatherization Training Center, 5626 Sorenson Parkway, Omaha Douglas Sea

This course takes new and experienced weatherization crew chiefs through several modules introducing and expanding upon basic safety, proficiency, and productivity skills essential for effective crew management. Topics include the role of crew chief; communication and leadership skills; organizational skills, including the tracking/maintenance of equipment and the tracking/warehousing of materials; and technical expertise, including building/safety codes, quality control, safe work practices, and general weatherization competencies.

Home Energy Auditor - Single Family - SNRG 1130
Class Dates Location Instructor
To Be Announced Weatherization Training Center, 5626 Sorenson Parkway, Omaha Douglas Sea

Students learn home energy auditing concepts and techniques and apply them in lab exercises. Concepts include savings payback, building science, infiltration theory, degree days, and retrofit projects. Techniques include blower door-guided air leakage test, baseload measurement, heat systems testing and analysis, and measuring and working with a field data collection form.

Metropolitan Community College, Omaha Weatherization Training Registration

For more information on any of the these courses and their availability, click here, select Sustainable Energy Technology from the Subject drop down menu and click "Search for Classes".  Remember that you can only search for classes being held in the current quarter.

To register, call (402) 457-2400. Returning students can register online using WebAdvisor.

Located at 5626 Sorensen Parkway in Northern Omaha, MCC's Weatherization Training Facility is the Midwest's premier training location for home energy training and skill development. All training is provided in compliance with the U.S. Department of Energy Low-Income Weatherization Assistance Program.

Metropolitan Community College is a qualified training provider as outlined by the reEnergize program. Both Weatherization Installer Fundamentals and Weatherization Installer Intermediate classes must be taken to receive full Weatherization Installer Training.




Central Community College

Central Community College (CCC) is proud to offer Weatherization Training classes for 2013.

Quality Control Inspector
Class Dates Location Instructor
To Be Announced Central Community College Columbus, Campus
4500 63rd Street, Columbus NE 68601
Room 938-939
Tim Higgins

Central Community College Weatherization Training Registration

Registration contact Sue Mahlin at 402/562-1409 or smahlin@cccneb.edu.

For more information contact:
Tim Higgins
Training and Development-Columbus
Weatherization Trainer/Coordinator
402-562-1491
thiggins@cccneb.edu

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