Building Science Professional Badge

IAQA's S.M.A.R.T Building Science program provides an in-depth exploration of the relationship between dry air and water and its impact on IAQ. Earning the S.M.A.R.T. Building Science Badge indicates that a learner possesses extensive skills related to identifying sources of water intrusion, properties of moist air that contribute to IAQ problems in buildings, and methods to address these complex problems.

Learning objectives include:

  • Describe and calculate properties relating to the mixture of dry air and water vapor.
  • Plot and graphically display air changes on the psychrometric chart to help identify potential IAQ problems.
  • Identify building components and materials prone to water intrusion, their contribution to IAQ problems, and remediation options relative to them.

This bundle is available to IAQA members for just $250. To earn this S.M.A.R.T. Badge, you must be an IAQA member in good standing and complete 5 classes of the available courses within the bundle.


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To earn an IAQA S.M.A.R.T. Badge, you must be a member of IAQA.
Individual membership starts at just $225 per year. Discounted membership is available for students, government employees, and those in developing countries.


Why S.M.A.R.T. Badges Matter

Upon completion of all courses and exams in a given track, you will earn a dedicated digital S.M.A.R.T. Badge for that specialty. S.M.A.R.T. Badges are a valuable career marketing tool unique to IAQA's S.M.A.R.T. Education Program and available only to the most dedicated IAQ professionals. Their authenticity can be verified online just by clicking on them, providing customers with proof of your mastery of the field and you with a secure, verifiable mark of excellence.


Who should Pursue S.M.A.R.T.

Anyone looking to build the foundation for exponential career growth, or those who’ve achieved in their career but want to set themselves apart may pursue earning S.M.A.R.T. Badges. You must be a member of IAQA to earn a S.M.A.R.T. Badge. Not a member? Join now. Individual membership starts at just $195 per year. Discounted membership is available for students, government employees, and those in developing countries.


IMPORTANT NOTE: You must maintain your IAQA membership to retain your digital S.M.A.R.T. Badge. Once you have completed the courses for an IAQA S.M.A.R.T. Badge, you hold a certificate but you are not “certified” and may not describe yourself as such.