Education & Training

Knowledge Is Power

Since 1972, SWA’s building science professionals have led the way in the development of best practices to achieve high performance buildings. Our energy, sustainability, and accessibility trainings take a deep dive into the industry’s most innovative building principles and technologies, helping you prepare for the building sector’s greatest challenges.

Who We Train

Architects | Engineers | Developers | Contractors | Consultants | Building Operators | Researchers | Policy Professionals | Students | Etc.

Whether you are looking for high-level, or highly-technical training, we have something that will fit you and your organization’s needs!

Training Options

Online Training – Through SWA Academy, users have access to an online learning platform that provides high quality education while allowing flexibility through self-paced learning.

Field Training – Popular for building operations & maintenance staff and contractors, on-site training is an extremely valuable option for trades professionals. This style of training provides teams with a hands-on approach in a real-world setting. Contact us in the form below to find out if this type of training is right for your organization.

Custom Training – Whether it’s online or in-person, SWA can customize a training course to fit your organizations needs. Contact us in the form below to learn more or inquire about custom training.

Continuing Education

As an approved provider of continuing education, we offer accredited courses for the following programs. You may also use your certificate of course completion to report your participation to additional programs and agencies.

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American Institute of Architects

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Building Performance Institute


North American Technical Excellence

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Passive House Institute


Passive House Institute US


New York State PE

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SWA Academy is a user-paced learning platform that provides education for building design, construction, and operations professionals, as well as students.

After providing decades of classroom and in-person training, we felt it was time to address one of the industry’s greatest barriers – workforce development – by creating a more efficient and accessible option for training. SWA Academy provides a forum for these vital trainings to reach more practitioners while allowing flexibility through asynchronous learning.


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Get In Touch!

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Interested in customizing a training program for your organization? Email us at today.


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