Propane Course List
Book 1 - Basic Principles & Practices in Propane
This course is the prerequisite to the more advanced courses. This course is an introduction to Propane and includes physical properties and combustion characters of propane, identifying industry standards, safety codes and regulations, identifying basic parts of tanks, cylinders, and bulk storage installation, maintaining a safe working environment, identifying commonly used hand tools and supplies and servicing the customer.
Book 2.2 / 2.4 - Propane Delivery Operations & Cylinder Delivery/ Bobtail Delivery Operations
This course covers Propane delivery and includes the following: Licensing and driving requirements, inspecting and operating propane delivery vehicles, filling storage containers, bobtail basic equipment, and customer deliveries.
Book 4.1 - Designing & Installing Exterior Vapor Distribution Systems
This course addresses designing and installing exterior portions of a vapor distribution system for both residential and small commercial markets. Students learn how to select and install containers, prevent corrosion, size and install regulators and meters and select and install outdoor piping & tubing. Students should bring the latest edition of NFPA 54 and NFPA 58 to the class as code books are NOT included in the cost of the class.
Book 4.2 - Placing Vapor Distribution Systems & Appliances into Operation
This course covers procedures of placing a vapor distribution system into operation. Addressing the different system tests required for vapor distribution systems and appliances, validating the container, piping and regulator; how and when to make final connections, how to purge the system, appliance controls and safety devices and how to adjust the burner. Students should bring the latest edition of NFPA 54 and NFPA 58 to the class as code books are NOT included in the cost of the class.
Book 4.3 - Installing Appliances and Vapor Distribution Systems
This course covers the interior of a piping system and the installation of gas appliances. The course addresses selecting and installing appliances, how to design and install interior venting systems and designing and installing interior piping and tubing. Students also learn how to perform a pressure test. Students should bring the latest edition of NFPA 54 and NFPA 58 to the class as code books are NOT included in the cost of the class.
Book 4.4 - Basic Electricity for Propane Appliance Service
The New Basic Electricity for Propane Appliance Service course enables participants to interpret electrical components and diagrams, and measure electrical quantities, and will aid in preparing for NPGA’s CETP certification. Basic Electricity for Propane Appliance Service is an essential tool for ensuring employee safety and continuing success. ENTECH suggests that students bring the latest editions of NFPA 54 and NFPA 58 to class. Code books are NOT included in the cost of class.
BPI Course List
BPI-Advanced Building Analyst and Envelope Certification
This is a very intensive 5 day combo class includes all the training necessary to challenge both the BPI Advanced Building Analyst and BPI Building Envelope professional certifications. Class is a combination of classroom, field work and homework. Students should expect to spend several hours each night in study. Because of the intense nature of this class it is limited to students with solid background in the home performance trade or other similar experience.Class size is limited to 6 to provide individual attention.
Testing is scheduled for the week following this class and will be scheduled on the first day of classes. The cost of tests are included.
Classes are held at The School for Energy Efficiency at 145 Railroad Hill Street, Waterbury, CT.
Continuing Education Course List
B2 Exam Prep Seminar
The B2 License Exam Prep Seminar is a fundamental review presented for technicians who will be undergoing their B license testing. Bring your code books to the exam prep!! Please arrive 10 minutes early to check in & complete registration forms.
EPA 608 Refrigeration Certification Exam
Successful testing certifies to EPA regulations as authorized under Section 608 of the Clean Air Act. Upon successful test completion, students will receive a certificate of completion and a wallet card indicating certification approval.
• Type I is for technicians who primarily service household appliances with less than 5 pounds of refrigerant including refrigerators, room air conditioners, packaged terminal heat pumps, vending machines, and drinking water coolers.
• Type II is for technicians who install and service systems that use a high pressure refrigerant such as HCFC 22 including split system air conditioners.
• Type III is for technicians who install and service systems that use a low pressure refrigerant such as CFC 11
• Universal certification for work on all systems including the first three types.
S2 Exam Prep Seminar
The S2 License Exam Prep Seminar is an essential two day review presented for technicians who will be undergoing their S2 license testing. Bring your code books to the exam prep!! Please arrive 10 minutes early to check in & complete registration forms.