Williamsport, PA training facility and main office
- A 16,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art instructional space
- Four dedicated, multimedia-equipped classrooms
- Installer Tactics Lab featuring a six-unit demonstration and testing structure
- A Diagnostics and Energy Conservation Lab featuring single-family and multi-family demonstration and test houses with blower-door testing equipment
- A heating appliance training area (10 functioning heating units)
- A base load display/demonstration area
- Office space for instructors, visiting instructors, and staff
Facility Photo Gallery
Large Opening Air Sealing Prop used for training and testing Retrofit Installers and Crew Leaders.
Window, Door, Loose Fill Insulating Prop used for training and testing Retrofit Installers and Crew Leaders.
The Center's Diagnostics and Energy Conservation Lab features a single-family mock-up house (foreground) and a six-unit multifamily mock-up house (background).
The side of a mock-up house features a variety of refrigerators used for demonstration and assessing competencies for Energy Auditors.
View into one of six units in the multifamily mock-up.
Inside view of the Center's six-unit structure used for training and testing single- and multi-family diagnostic scenarios.
View into the Combustion Appliance Zone (CAZ) in the multifamily mock-up.
A student demonstrates how to take a draft measurement.
The mock-up houses include working combustion appliances, where students practice spillage testing and combustion safety analysis.
A student performs a spillage test on a domestic water heater.
A student learns how to conduct a fan flow test of a kitchen exhaust fan under the guidance of Clean Energy Center instructor Jack Wilson.
Mock-up homes are equipped inside and outside to demonstrate and assess Energy Auditor competencies, like checking for gas leaks during a home energy audit.
The lab has 15 different heating appliances available to demonstrate different combustion analysis testing scenarios. This student is performing a combustion analysis test on an oil furnace.
Clean Energy Center courses connect classroom time with hands-on application and troubleshooting. For example, this student is applying infrared observation to find convective currents in water heater piping.
A diagnostics class learns how to use a blower door.
Clean Energy Center instructor Jack Wilson talks to a class about the components of a heat recovery ventilation unit.
The Retrofit Installer and Crew Leader training mock-up demonstrates and assesses competency for dense-pack insulation, band joist air sealing, drywall installation and repair, caulking, attic ventilation, and attic access.
Mechanical Ventilation Installation Prop used for training and testing Retrofit Installers.
View of the Center's Tactics Lab, where Retrofit Installers apply hands-on energy efficiency retrofit techniques learned in class.
View of the classroom area in the Tactics Lab.
View of the classroom area in the Heating Appliance Area.
One of five dedicated multimedia-equipped classrooms with SMART Boards
Clean Energy Center instructor Jack Wilson examines a weatherization tactics project.
Instructor Jack Wilson takes a measurement for a drywall patch.
Often an access door is needed to an attic or other area of the building to air seal or insulate. Instructor Jack Wilson demonstrates how to cut in and construct an access door.
Students show off their projects during the hands-on portion of the Weatherization Tactics course.
Bird's-eye view of the Clean Energy Center's heating lab.
Access to attic area.
Students use the roof mock-up to practice proper roof vent installation techniques.
A student practices side wall dense pack insulation as part of the Weatherization Tactics course.
In the Weatherization Tactics lab, students are able to remove the floors of the mock-up in order to see how well they performed a dense pack insulation.
View of Weatherization Tactics lab and work benches.
House of Pressure model.
The Weatherization Tactics lab has its own classroom area and tool storage space.
Latrobe, PA training facility
- Opening for training in early 2021!
- A new 7,500 square-foot, state-of-the-art instructional space
- A dedicated, multimedia-equipped classroom
- Installer Tactics demonstration and testing structure
- A single-family diagnostic demonstration and test house with blower-door testing equipment
- A heating appliance training area
- Office space for instructors and staff