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


Monday September 26, 2011 at 9:00 AM EDT
Thursday September 29, 2011 at 4:30 PM EDT

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Pure Energy 
10 North Bausman Drive
Lancaster, PA 17603

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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 leader's 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.

 Robert Kahabka

Robert Kahabka has over 25 years experience in building construction, energy analysis, air quality analysis and remediation services. He has 20 years experience in adult education, including classroom and field training on building construction, energy efficiency and indoor air quality. Additionally Robert provides training and consulting services for builders, building owners and home performance contractors throughout New England, New York State and Pennsylvania.

Certification Exam Proctors

 A. Tamasin SternerLarry Armanda

A. Tamasin Sterner has taught this course to dozens of BPI candidates in the last year. She and her staff strive to continuously coach energy technicians at every opportunity. 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 Training and Testing in Support of Heating Professional Certification 

Pure Energy Coach continues to deliver its continuing education programs at its Lancaster training center. This three-day course incorporates classroom lectures, as well as demonstrations with an emphasis on student interaction during lab exercises. One day of testing follows the course.

Who Should Attend

  • Energy Auditors and Building Analysts
  • Home Performance Contractors and Weatherization Crews
  • Remodelers and Home Improvement Contractors
  • Builders
  • Code Officials and Home Inspectors
  • Raters

Course Fee

If you live in Lancaster County, call Lancaster CareerLink (717-509-5613 Ext. 354) to see if you qualify for discounted pricing.


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

You'll Learn About:

Heating Professional
  • Introduction to BPI including using the website: Building Analyst and Heating Professional
  • Page by page review of the Standards
  • Hands-on all diagnostics, including atmospheric draft and high efficiency gas and oil systems
  • Physics in energy conservation and efficiency
  • Air leakage diagnostics
  • Heat loss and heat load calculations
  • Building construction and terminology
  • HVAC, ducts, and water heaters: Types, trouble-shooting, repair
  • Measuring flow and leakage associated with air handlers, ductwork and mechanical ventilators
  • Electrical, ladder, personal, customer safety and health
  • Prioritizing actions and measures
  • Combustion testing and safety
  • Assessment skills

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 September 19. First come, first served.