National Weatherization Training Center
Baltimore City Community College has been designated as a national training provider for Baltimore City and has launched the opening of a National Weatherization Training Center at 1819 East Preston Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21213.
Weatherization in the broadest sense is the practice of protecting a building – exterior and interior – from the elements. In this green economy, weatherization means modifying a building to reduce energy consumption and optimize energy efficiency to create an environment that is safe, comfortable, and cost efficient. These continuing education courses can help you enter or advance in careers in green efficiency. Additionally, BCCC has BPI certified instructors and offers array of other services for these students.
This 35-hour course prepares participants for entry-level employment in the green economy as part of a Weatherization Crew, or for advancement to Crew Chief. Topics include installation of energy efficiency measures such as insulation, caulk, and heater blankets; basic knowledge of building science, weatherization materials, and ventilation rates; and calculation of area and volume. Training is offered with high emphases on safety procedures for both workers and community residents.
For more information, please contact:
Community Education Specialist
Business and Continuing Education Division
710 East Lombard Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
Main Number: 410-986-3200