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Home Performance Diagnostics Expert Introduces New BPI Exam Prep Online Training, Promising Higher Certification Rate

Guided Self-Study Video Course Helps Home Performance Professionals Worldwide Pass Certification Exams from the Building Performance Institute

CHICAGO, July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Standards for the home improvement industry have been given another push up the ladder with the launch of The online training, from Home Performance Diagnostics author Corbett Lunsford ), is designed as a supplement to BPI Training or for professionals who need to self-study due to limited time, budget, or access to training.

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Homeowners and government programs alike have been demanding a growing army of BPI Certified contractors, and even building codes are now recognizing the certification for new home quality control. " has been years in the making, and something I wish I'd had when I was getting ready to challenge these certification exams," says Lunsford. The modular, self-paced video course offers students all the information needed to put the finishing touches on preparation for any of the main five BPI Certification exams: Building Analyst, Envelope Professional, Heating Professional, A/C and Heat Pump Professional, or Multifamily Building Analyst.

While BPI Exam Prep is not meant to take the place of a week-long hands-on BPI Training, it does help students pass the exams the first time. Many people who seek BPI certification have been out of school, and out of the habit of test-taking, for years. "BPI exam sets have a standard price of $750, so it can be expensive to have to re-take these tests," laments Lunsford. "I got sick of watching other school's students fail these exams on their first try, simply because they didn't know what to expect. The psychology of test-taking is a huge hurdle, and this course helps students get over it."

The online course is self-paced, interactive, and includes 6 modules: 5 guidance videos from Lunsford and a 100-question practice BPI exam. After having trained hundreds of BPI Certified Professionals, and proctored hundreds of BPI exams, Lunsford and his Building Performance Workshop are standing up for students everywhere, and giving them the edge they need to ace the test.


For July 15th's live tour of BPI Exam Prep course, register at:

For the first week only, a special 20% discounted bundle is available (use the promo code "BUNDLE").


Corbett started the home performance diagnostics company Green Dream Group ) with his wife just as the Great Recession was starting, and has learned a lot from the school of hard knocks. He vividly remembers feeling stressed out and alone as technical and business challenges loomed. Corbett would really like for you to learn from his mistakes and succeed wildly in the business of home performance with the help of great mentorship and excellent training.

Corbett is the founder of Green Dream Group's Building Performance Workshop (a BPI Testing Center), and hosts the Building Performance Podcast ( He also serves as Executive Director of the Illinois Association of Energy Raters & Home Performance Professionals, and is the author of Home Performance Diagnostics: the Guide to Advanced Testing. In addition to the hundreds of high, middle, and low-income comprehensive home performance testings he has performed, Corbett has presented at the Better Buildings: Better Business Conference, RESNET, ACI, EEBA, Green Festival, and the National Healthy Homes Conference. In his past career, Corbett was a professional musician, and has released 5 albums to date under the name Mysteriam.


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