Pure Energy Coach logo - large


A. Tamasin Sterner, President and Chief Coach 
Pure Energy Coach LLC 


Tuesday August 30, 2011 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM EDT

Add to my calendar 


Pure Energy 
10 North Bausman Drive
Lancaster, PA 17603

Driving Directions 

Our Credentials

BPI AffiliatePure Energy Coach LLC has delivered building energy science training for over 30 years and we have audited more than 40,000 homes for energy conservation and efficiency improvements. The skills we will teach you are distilled from our many decades of practical hands-on, field experience. We have Training Affiliate status with the Building Performance Institute (BPI) — the nation's premier building performance credentialing, quality assurance and national standards setting organization.

Our course leaders' deep and pragmatic knowledge, coupled with hands-on and individually attentive delivery of training, means you get the most comprehensive and practical professional training in the industry — which will help you get a good job, keep your current job, or advance in the field.

 A. Tamasin SternerLarry Armanda

A. Tamasin Sterner has taught numerous courses and written professional articles on combustion safety. Her company is a BPI Affiliate, and she is BPI BA, Envelope, Heating Professional and Multi Family Certified.

Larry Armanda taught combustion courses for the Weatherization Training Center at Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport PA. He has presented this course dozens of times for contractors in classroom settings and on-site. He is a BPI Affiliate and is BPI BA, Envelope, Heating Professional and Multi Family Certified.


BPI Building Analyst Standards Review - Before Certification Testing 

COACHPure Energy Coach continues to deliver its continuing education programs with COACH, our mobile training and testing lab.

This one-day course incorporates classroom sharing, as well as demonstrations. This course is NOT for beginners. It is for those who already have building science knowledge but want a better understanding of BPI Standards.

Who Should Attend

  • Energy Auditors and Building Analysts
  • Weatherization Installers and Monitors
  • Program Administrators
  • HVAC Contractors
  • Remodelers and Home Improvement Contractors
  • Home Performance Contractors

Course Fee

$375 each. The fee includes the training, lunch, use of COACH, and course materials.


3.75 BPI CEU's for those who are already BPI Certified!

You'll Learn

Teaching in COACH
  • Why we need to test combustion appliances when we weatherize a home
  • About combustion testing protocols to meet BPI Standards, including gas leak testing, "worst case" combustion appliance zone depressurization measurement, draft pressure measurement, CO measurement in flues and ovens, ambient CO testing, and efficiency testing
  • How to assess existing insulation
  • How to calculate Building Airflow Standards for mechanical ventilation requirements
  • Prioritization of measures
  • When blower door tests must be done and when they should not be done

What makes Pure Energy Coach’s training even more valuable for you?

  • We offer personalized mentoring and support after you’ve completed the course
  • We deliver a hands-on experience: you get to practice techniques first-hand and get instant feedback
  • Optional BPI Testing for Certification (additional fee)

Registration deadline is August 15. First come, first served.
Bring your combustion analyzer if you have one.