QA/QC Training Programs
Connecticut Project Teams Take Note--Training Reimbursement!
Eversource, a sponsor of Energize Connecticut, offers 50% cost reimbursement for PHIUS accreditation training for up to two professionals per company per training. Learn more and apply here.
50 Percent Reimbursement in Massachusetts!
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The PHIUS+ 2018 passive building Standard is the first passive building certification program to integrate a third-party quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) professional into the certification process. The QA/QC component provides signifcant risk management, and can help projects qualify for financial incentives. The PHIUS certified QA/QC professional:
- Verifies plans and energy models at the design stage for compliance with certification requirements.
- Performs onsite testing and inspection during multiple site visits to ensure project is built as designed.
PHIUS+ 2018 project certification recognizes that QA/QC is especially critical for passive buildings, where airtightness and superinsulation require special attention to detail at both the design and construction stages.
PHIUS provides two training programs for QA/QC professionals who wish to participate in the PHIUS+ building certification process. Click on the respective links below for more detailed information:
- The PHIUS+ Rater Program focuses on single-family residential projects. The two-day course, geared toward experienced RESNET and BPI professionals, provides grounding in passive building principles as well as a guide to onsite quality assurance for the PHIUS+ program.
- The PHIUS+ Verifier Program qualifies professionals to execute QA/QC on large-scale multifamily and commercial buildings. Verifiers learn protocols specific to low- and mid-rise projects.