Healthy Housing Principles

Workforce development certificate program

Course Fee - $599.00
Earning the Healthy Housing Principles (HHP) Certificate of Knowledge proves your knowledge of how the different components of a home interact to affect occupant health. Homeowners and renters are a part of the house as a system and a recipient of the downstream effects of how they follow these eight principles: This IREC Accredited Training Program proves that you have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to get the job done right.

Steps to certification

Take Our Course

Enroll in a open course to learn from one of our BPI certified proctors.

Take Your Exams

As a BPI Test Center, we include the written & field certification exams with our training package.

become bpi certified

Log into your portal to get your scores for the written and field certification exams.

Course Overview

Anyone interested in the connection between human health symptoms and the possible home issues that could be causing them should consider earning the Healthy Housing Principles Certificate. 

By earning the HHP, the following groups will gain insight that could help shape their careers:

  • Community health workers, in-home nurses, and asthma educators
  • County and city health department staff
  • Public and private medical facility staff and administrators
  • Utility program representatives
  • Remodelers, insulation, HVAC, and other trades professionals
  • Home inspectors and realtors
  • Federal, state, and local government program managers and staff
  • Secondary and post-secondary teachers and students


If you are already working in home performance, chances are you are already improving your clients’ health. In fact, the Department of Energy (DOE) found that home performance upgrades done with energy efficiency in mind also improve overall occupant health.

Take your home performance knowledge and experience to the next level by learning how to integrate health into your home performance work.

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