Hours: 3Students will be introduced to the fast growing field of home energy auditing and inspections. They will learn to perform thermal imaging, blower door performance evaluations, and a thorough twelve point check of the entire home. Students will gain an understanding of solar heat impact and radiant barriers to improve the heat loss/gain through the windows and attic insulation. Participants will learn to comprehend the current energy bills of their customers and compare their energy usage to the local average. This course will be a combination of both classroom instruction and internet research of the newest developing tools and methods available.