Building Envelope Science Institute
Building Envelope Science Institute

First Building Envelope Certification Class for the Building Envelope Science Institute Gets Successfully Certified and 2014 Planning Begins

The Building Envelope Science Institute successfully certified 20 students as Building Envelope Certified Inspectors on October 23, 2013. Preparation has begun for upcoming 2014 conferences.

Gainesville, FL, November 16, 2013 --( The first class of 20 students for the Building Envelope Science Institute’s new course series on Building Envelope was successfully certified on October 23, 2013. In attendance at this conference were construction industry professionals from around the country, including architects, engineers, contractors, and building consultants. The class was certified at the BEC-2 (Building Envelope Certified Inspector) level, and were trained at the BET-1 (Building Envelope Trained) level.

Preparations have already begun for the Institute’s 2014 conferences. The Institute plans to introduce levels BEC-3, BEC-4, and BEC-5 over the course of the year in February, June/July, and October 2014 respectively. Additionally, the Institute will be reoffering the BEC-2 certification in January for those who were unable to attend the October 2013 conference.

The Building Envelope course series includes information on the proper inspection and investigation of building envelope issues such as (but not limited to) water intrusion and latent construction defects. Registration for upcoming courses is open now.

About BESI: The mission of Building Envelope Science Institute, Inc. (BESI) is to provide the highest quality of training and certification programs; resources as well as overall knowledge in successfully constructing, maintaining, and restoring building envelope construction; investigation and analysis of new products and materials which will further develop and enhance the building envelope construction; and continuing the development and formal certification for construction industry practitioners.

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