RESNET HERS Energy Rater Training


Performance Systems Development
This training will familiarize you with the process and science of conducting energy ratings on new homes in accordance with the national ENERGY STAR labeled homes program, and prepare you to successfully pass the Home Energy Ratings System (HERS) certification test. We will examine a the house as a system,a including energy and moisture transfer, the thermal envelope, air leakage problems and solutions, ventilation and indoor air quality, windows, as well as basic energy load calculations, and diagnostic testing using a blower door and a duct blaster. Five days of training and testing, including both classroom and field work forms a comprehensive training experience that is accredited through the Residential Energy Services Network.
Related Awards, Degrees or Certifications: RESNET Rater certification
Related Jobs or Careers: Green Collar Jobs, HERS Rater
This is primarily ilt training
Course Level:intermediate
Duration:6 days
Training Presented in:English
Training Provided by Performance Systems Development
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RESNET HERS Energy Rater Training
Training Objectives
  • Describe the purpose and benefits of home energy ratings, and communicate these to potential customers.
  • Explain the basics of energy efficient mortgages, energy improvement mortgages, the Energy Star Homes program, and related products to potential customers.
  • Perform infield inspections and diagnostics necessary to produce a home energy rating, including blower door leakage testing and duct leakage testing.
  • Operate rating software and produce required reports.
  • Produce accurate and unbiased home energy ratings, from building plans and from field inspections.
  • Describe the follow-up process required for completion of the rating and loan process.
  • List the goals, services and responsibilities of the national home energy rating system.
Classroom Topics
  • Introduction to RESNET, Ratings, Energy Star, and Mortgages
  • Introduction to Building Performance
  • REM/ Rate Software
  • Rating process getting and maintaining certification
  • Quality Assurance / Ethics
Field Topics
  • Blower Door Test
  • Duct Leakage Tests
  • Building Envelope Examination
  • Mechanical Systems Evaluation
  • Building Measurement and Data Collection
  • Pressure Testing
RESNET Written Test Administered
About The Training Provider: Performance Systems Development
Performance Systems Development - Provides training and software for building energy, energy modeling, building science, and green careers. Our professional classroom and online training courses educate students on the latest techniques, trends, and standards in the home performance industry and prepare students to become part of the energy efficiency industry. Performance Systems Development is comprised of experienced energy...
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