Test & Certify Ventilation Systems and Economizers

Test & Certify Ventilation Systems and Economizers – Online Live Certification Program

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Learn to effectively test, diagnose, and sell economizer and ventilation improvements - and comply with the latest industry standards

More than 50% of economizers in the field are either non-functioning, disabled, installed improperly, or have never been plugged in! In this 16-hour course, you'll learn to apply practical field techniques and procedures to set up economizers, test functionality, troubleshoot, diagnose and repair malfunctioning units.

Learn about the latest ventilation standards and how to make sure that your systems meet or exceed these important standards. Your work will help ensure code compliance, improve indoor air quality, and help safeguard building occupants from airborne viruses and contaminants.

Looking to understand the in's and out's of economizer performance? Wondering how you can enter this field, or to brush up on your skills? This course will open doors to new customers and keep current customers satisfied. This advanced training will help you understand how to improve economizer performance and remedy deficiencies. Includes hours of hands-on testing, diagnosing, repairing, and commissioning operating economizers.

Economizers are key to maintaining a buildings energy-efficiency, and improving their performance will result in proven increases in efficiency and comfort.

You will also learn how to:

  • Perform advanced airflow and temparature measurements to calculate economizer Btus
  • Determine economizer impacts on energy efficiency
  • Use and apply basic ventilation standards and applications in the field
  • Test, diagnose, and prescribe solutions to typical economizer and system ventilation issues
  • Document knowledge increase of current standards and codes applications in the field
  • Commission a basic economizer and controller
  • Publish certified economizer and ventilation reports
  • And much more...

Who should attend?

Owners, Managers, HVAC Balancing Professionals, Service Technicians, Installers, Facility Management Personnel


You must be certified in NCI's Commercial Air Balancing or National Balancing Council.

Test & Certify Ventilation Systems and Economizers - Program Overview:

  • Introduction, Webinar Logistics & Course Preview
  • What’s driving building owners to upgrade economizers?
  • Ventilation and Air Change Calculations
  • Test Instruments and Report Forms – with hands-on demo
  • Measure Fan Airflow – with hands-on demo
  • Diagnose and Resolve Fan Airflow Issues – with hands-on demo
  • Variable Speed Fan Controls – with hands-on demo
  • Measure Economizer Airflow – with hands-on demo
  • Measure Economizer Airflow– with hands-on demo
  • Diagnose and Resolve Economizer Airflow Issues – with hands-on demo
  • Test, Diagnose and Resolve Building and Room Airflow and Pressure Defects
  • Build a ventilation scope of work
  • How to Set up an Economizer Controller – with hands-on demo
  • Commission Ventilation Systems – with hands-on demo
  • Create certified ventilation system reports
  • Course review and Exam Prep

Test & Certify Ventilation Systems and Economizers Certification Program Pricing

Regular Price with Certification Exam: $690
Special Contractor Price Co-Sponsored by California Utilities: Just $100!*

*In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic this class is only available for a limited time. This special pricing is available exclusively to HVAC professionals who work in Pacific Gas & Electric, San Diego Gas & Electric, or Southern California Edison's territory. Your final registration is subject to verification for discount eligibility.

Certification exams are offered online through our secure, proctored website.

NCI certifications are valid for two years. Recertification is achieved with 8 hours of NCI continuing education.


Up to 16 NCI Recertification hours are also available with this class – Call Customer Care at 800-633-7058 to enroll in Recertification. CLICK HERE to view qualifying Recertifications for this class.

Recertification with 8-hours over two days of Test & Certify Ventilation Systems and Economizers training (training included: Just $50 per Recertification (a $425 value).

Continuing Education Credit

This class qualifies for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for NATE and BPI recertification, and for licensing CEUs in several states. CLICK HERE To learn more.

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