HERS Rater Training

HERS Rater training is the middle step to becoming an expert in the field of applied building science. To earn this RESNET certification, the candidate must be able to climb ladders, carry 35 pounds, pass a National Core Competency academic exam, a Combustion Appliance Zone (CAZ) and Workscope academic exam, a graded field evaluation, produce two software energy simulation models, pass a CAZ simulator exam, pass the RESNET Practical Simulation exam, and if you are going to work on ENERGY STAR New Homes verifications- an ENERGY STAR exam. You must also perform 3 probationary ratings under the supervision of a Quality Assurance Designee (QAD), or a Quality Assurance Designee Delegate (QADD).

Call us at 423-838-5095 to register for the HERS Rater Training!

HERS Rater Training Details

Our HERS Rater training program is conducted over 2 weeks. The class is held Monday through Friday, 9AM-5PM.

The training consists of classroom and field instruction supplemented with online education modules delivered through our mobile learning platform prior to the first day of training.

The course covers:

  • Energy Code
  • Construction Math
  • Building Science
  • ENERGY STAR v3
  • Energy Modeling
  • A Rating Business

And more!

The exam process includes these proctored 2-hour exams:

  • CAZ Academic Exam
  • CAZ Simulation Exam
  • HERS Rater Academic Exam
  • RESNET Practical Simulation Exam
  • ENERGY STAR v3 exam

Proctoring: All exams will be proctored by our team.

Test Fees: Included in the price

Call us at 423-838-5095 to register for the instructor-led HERS Rater training!

Price: $2,999.99.

Students will need to bring to the instructor-led HERS Rater Training:

  • Laptop computer running Windows XP or higher, with USB port and wireless Internet capability (Wi-Fi or broadband)
  • USB drive
  • Calculator with square root function
  • 35′ tape measure
  • Hard hat
  • Architect’s scale
  • Pen or pencil
  • Notepad
  • Directional compass
  • Earphones

Interested? Contact us for more information!

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We also provide this training for clients using our mobile training team.