Course Overview: Everblue’s HERS Rater training will provide individuals with the knowledge necessary to provide homeowners and home builders a detailed analysis of energy consumption and options to save money by conserving energy. This course will teach you how to help builders and architects improve home energy efficiency and provides instruction for energy efficiency analysis using the house-as-a-system approach. Anyone can become a RESNET Certified HERS Rater; there are no prerequisites.
1. Understand the basic principles of building science 2. Demonstrate appropriate blower door and duct leakage testing procedures 3. Know how to perform a residential energy model based on the rated energy features of a buildings 4. Identify the features and benefits of Energy Efficient and Energy Improvement Mortgages 5. Explain the HERS Rating system
Course Materials: Everblue’s Study Guide, Field Training Experience, and Practice Questions. Prerequisites: None
Audience: Career Seekers, Weatherization Professionals, HVAC Professionals, Insulation Professionals, HERS Raters, Home Inspectors, General Contractors, Home Builders, Engineers, and Architects.
Benefits: RESNET focuses on energy efficiency for new homes allowing contractors and builders to gain a significant competitive edge in home construction. Those with this certification can provide solid evidence that they can build more energy efficient homes for increased energy savings.
Job Outlook: RESNET certification is highly sought after in home construction and remains a strong area for job seekers. Jobs include energy auditors, weatherization professionals, contractors, and laborers.
Length: 6 days (40 Contact Hours) Credential: RESNET Certified Rater