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Upcoming NABCTA Courses: Sound Insulation and BECx as Risk Management

BCTA Sound Insulation Training

December 5, 2022 – December 7, 2022

Barry Cope, Managing Director of the Building Compliance Testers Association (BCTA), presents this course titled Sound insulation Testing Training. It runs over three days, with the aim of training delegates to carry out and report on sound insulation testing on partition walls and floors. There will be an optional exam on the 3rd or 4th day.­­

Training Learnings:

  • Combine, average, and subtract decibel values
  • Set up and calibrate sound source and measuring equipment to perform simple routine equipment checks
  • Select suitable measurement numbers, locations, and durations
  • Carry out airborne and impact sound insulation levels test in accordance with various ISO standards
  • Measure octave and band sound pressure levels
  • Use ISO 140-14 for non-standard testing

Register Here: https://nabcta.org/event/sound-insulation-partition-testing-training/

Course Location: Texas A&M University System – Rellis Campus 

Contact: Lbikova@nabcta.org for more information

BECx as Risk Management

January 9-13, 2023

This course is intended for anyone who participates in designing or constructing the exterior building envelope. This includes Building Officials, Facility and Plant Managers, Architects and Engineers, Program Managers, Superintendents, Trade Foremen and Testing Organizations.

The five modules will cover the following:

  • BECx in Construction
  • Vertical Envelope Assemblies
  • Horizontal Envelope Assemblies
  • Door and Window Openings
  • Wind Loads

Attendees who successfully complete the five modules will earn the designation of Building Envelope Risk Manager (BERM) 

Register Here: https://nabcta.org/event/becx-as-risk-management-course-2/

Course Location: Texas A&M University System – Rellis Campus 

Contact: Lbikova@nabcta.org for more information