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Building Enclosure Testing Certification Requirements

NEBB’s Building Enclosure Testing program provides certification of firms and individuals that meet the criteria established by NEBB.


Building Enclosure Testing Certification Requirements for Firms

In order to become NEBB Certified in Building Enclosure Testing, a firm must:

  • Have operated for a minimum period of 12 months continuously with an employee as an air barrier installing contractor; mechanical or sheet metal installing contractor, contractor engaged in TAB work, firm engaged in Commissioning, or a firm engaged in Building Enclosure Testing.
  • Firms who are NEBB Certified in TAB, CPT, BSC, RCX-EB or FHT are also eligible.
  • Enjoy a reputation for responsible performance. Six letters of endorsement from building owners or awarding authorities in the firm’s area are required. Firms who are already NEBB Certified in another discipline will not need these letters.
  • Be a member in good standing of a local NEBB Chapter.
  • Possess the various instruments which are required for certification according to the NEBB equipment list.
  • Possess the current NEBB Standards for Building Enclosure Testing.
  • Designate in writing the Designated Certified Professional who will represent the firm and be responsible for the administration of Building Enclosure Testing.

 


 

Building Enclosure Testing Certification Requirements for Certified Professionals

NEBB also establishes professional qualifications for the supervision and performance of work in the BET discipline.  The Certified Professional requirements include:


Have experience equal to either of the following:

 

A. Hold a Bachelor of Science Engineering degree from an accredited college or university, and have at least two years of supervisory experience in Building Enclosure Testing.


B. Hold an Associate's Degree in Engineering Technology from and accredited institution, and 

have at least four years of supervisory experience in Building Enclosure Testing.


C. Have a minimum of four years of experience in performing Building Enclosure Testing, and h
ave four years of supervisory experience in supervisory experience in Building Enclosure Testing, eight years of total experience.


D. Attend a training session directly related to supervisory experience in Building Enclosure Testing, and h
ave a minimum of six years of experience in performing Building Enclosure Testing with at least four of those years in a supervisory position, ten years of total experience.

 

  • Demonstrate knowledge of Building Enclosure Testing by passing NEBB BET Online and Practical exams.

 

 
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