Wisconsin Complete 12 Hour Package #1

This 12 hour package fulfills all state Continuing Education requirements for Dwelling Contractor Qualifier 2 year renewal cycle

  • 6 Hour Energy Efficient Building
  • 4 Hour Contracts, Liabilities & Risk Management
  • 2 Hour Solar Energy Use
  • Free Video Course:  Social Media for Contractors
Add To Cart $110.00


Energy Efficient Building

Instructor: Scott Corbat

This six hour online video course will bring attention to methods of green building that allow homes to have less impact on the environment, while providing a greater economic benefit to the homeowner. Even as technological innovation creates new construction possibilities, incorporating energy-efficiency into building projects can not only provide a better quality of life, but also protect the environment.  A comprehensive approach to resource and energy efficiency is the best method to achieve a resource and energy efficient building.  This course will help builders identify important considerations and then apply those principles to a specific project.

This online course is presented in a video format.  Students should review the videos, and then answer the chapter quizzes.  Learning objectives directly relate to integrated quizzes.

This Course Covers:

  • Heat Transfer and Thermal Imaging
  • Advanced Framing Techniques
  • Air Barriers
  • Insulation
  • Foam Insulation/Sheathing
  • U-Factor/R-Value
  • Lighting/Duct Design
  • Green Appliances
  • Geothermal/Solar
  • Wind Power
  • Green Marketing
  • Energy Efficient Building

Contracts, Liabilities & Risk Management

Instructor:  Pete Costanza

This course explains the principles of contract law and the important elements of a home building and remodeling contract and the difference between various contracts used in the residential construction industry. Requirements and types of insurance are also covered in this course, as well as the details of Workers Compensation.

This Course Covers:

  • Contracts – their terms, documents, samples, pricing and what is required
  • Request for Proposal and sample RFP
  • Fundamentals of Contract Law
  • Written and Oral Contracts
  • Offer and Acceptance
  • Void and Voidable Contracts
  • Contract Laws, statutes of limitations, Truth in Lending Act and prohibited conduct
  • Insurance, Surety Bonds, Homeowner’s, Auto, No-fault and Health Insurance and Workers’ Compensation
  • Foreclosure Due to Non-Payment or Delinquent Taxes
  • Health Insurance with HSA
  • Warranties, breach of warranty, remedies and guidelines
  • Breach of Warranty
  • Construction defects and delays
  • Failure to submit change orders, abandoning the job after payment and failure to pay subcontractors
  • Abandoning the job after receiving payment
  • Arbitration, mediation, adjudication and court proceedings

Solar Energy Use

Instructor:  J. MacDowell

Renewable energy is contributing more and more to the world’s ever-rising energy demands. Solar energy generation systems are about to reach a level of affordability that will allow them to be considered equal to conventional power generation systems like fossil fuel plants and hydro-electric dams.  Contractors should know what products are on the market, and what rebates and incentives are available for their customers who want to take advantage of energy efficient resources and components.

After taking this two hour course, students will be able to:

  • Differentiate between passive and active solar generation.
  • Describe the design and development of solar energy, and how it compares to more conventional systems.
  • Identify and describe the benefits that small business and home owners can realize.

This Course Covers:

  • Solar Photo Voltaic
  • Industry Acronyms and Terms
  • Residential and Small Business Solar Use
  • Rebates and Incentives
  • Small Business Systems
  • Residential Use
  • Solar Pros and Cons
  • Structural Considerations
  • Installation and Mounting Considerations
  • Solar Harvesting
  • Solar Power Plants
  • Industry Acronyms and Terms


 Social Media Marketing for Construction Trades

Learn the ins and outs of social media marketing from experts that work in both social media and the construction industry. Use these tools and tricks to upgrade your personal and professional profiles, drive leads, and increase business.