Pulaski Technical College

The Center for Applied Building Science

Pulaski Technical College has established the nation’s thirteenth Center for Applied Building Science through a partnership with Arkansas Department of Human Services – Weatherization Assistance Program. The mission of the weatherization training center is to Empower Arkansans with professional training in energy efficiencies and weatherization for a greener tomorrow.

To accomplish this goal, the Center for Applied Building Science has developed eight courses of study for those wanting to enter into the Arkansas Weatherization workforce. These courses combine classroom instruction with high-tech, state-of-the-art laboratory training practices. A real-world environment in a laboratory setting provides the latest in hands-on training techniques. A mobile home laboratory addition to the center allows for hands-on training specific to mobile homes. Courses cover topics from site-built home fundamentals to mobile home fundamentals, health and safety, Intermediate weatherization fundamentals and diagnostics, HVAC, energy auditor, crew chief and Quality Assurance Inspector. Courses are offered in recurring rotations to allow students convenience as they plan for their career paths.

In addition, the training center offers a wide array of custom course designed for the building professional, such as Building Analyst, Infrared Thermography, EPA Lead RRP and the National Centers for Healthy Homes introductory course. Courses are offered Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Financial aid and career counseling are offered through Pulaski Technical College.

For more information click on the links below, or contact Roger Smith at 501-812-2837 or by e-mail at rsmith@pulaskitech.edu.

Roger W. Smith
Director, The Center for Applied Building Science
Pulaski Technical College

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Pulaski Technical College
3000 West Scenic Drive
North Little Rock, AR 72118
Phone: (501) 812-2200

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