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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.

Weather Install Fundamentals - SNRG 1120
Class Dates Location Instructor
May 13, 2013 - May 17, 2013 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
May 20, 2013 - May 24, 2013 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.

Combustion Appliance Zone (CAZ) Training SNRG 1125
Class Dates Location Instructor
April 18, 2013 - April 19, 2013 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.

Solar Water Install 2 - Storage SNRG 1272
Class Dates Location Instructor
April 19 - 20, 2013 Fort Omaha Campus, 30th and Fort Streets, Omaha Michael Shonka

This course is one of three that provides installation training for SNRG 1260 Solar Water Systems Design. It focuses on solar hot water loop piping, insulation, and tank placement. Safety topics include sweating techniques, roof practices, attic movement, wall penetrations, and insulation protection.

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.

Mobile Home Training
Class Dates Location Instructor
April 29 – May 2, 2013 Hastings Campus
(location will be provided at a later date)
(Not Known)

This four-day class is for all individuals who will perform weatherization work on mobile homes. The course will include, inspection and measurement, diagnostic testing, combustion appliance safety, weatherization measure selection, and work scope development. This course is hands on in a mobile home trailer.

Prerequisite: None

Energy Auditor
Class Dates Location Instructor
May 13 – 17, 2013 Central Community College Columbus, Campus
4500 63rd Street, Columbus NE 68601
Room 938-939
Tim Higgins

This five-day  class is for individuals who initiate the energy audit and complete the scope of work to be accomplished by the work crews. The course will include, inspection and measurement, diagnostic testing, combustion appliance safety, weatherization measure selection, and work scope development.

Prerequisite: Weatherization Installer Fundamentals and Intermediate, Crew Chief.

Quality Control Inspector
Class Dates Location Instructor
May 28 – 31, 2013 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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