RESNET HESP & EnergySmart COMBO

Get two certifications at the same time to add energy efficiency to your contracting business!


With your HESP Certification you will be able to conduct a walk-through assessment of a home's general energy performance and make basic recommendations for improvements. AND with your EnergySmart Contractor Certification you'll be qualified to complete the upgrade work to improve occupant comfort and safety, and help homeowners reduce their energy bills.


This 24-hour e-Learning Course will prepare you for the RESNET EnergySmart Contractors Exam and the RESNET HESP Certification Exam. The course covers all the foundational building energy, construction science, and retrofit work scope requirements and recommendations.


Begin the online course immediately and take up to 90 days to complete. When finished, Green Training USA will administer the online EnergySmart Contractors Exam and HESP Test, and provide your certifications.

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Course Package: $799

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The Home Energy Survey Professional (HESP) certification will qualify you to conduct a walk-through assessment of the general energy performance problems and make basic recommendations for improvements or further analysis.


An EnergySmart Contractor is credentialed to work in concert with certified auditors to complete energy-saving improvement work on a Home Performance Team in compliance with RESNET’s work scope standards of practice.  Once qualified, the contractor is eligible for a promotional listing on the RESNET Registry of EnergySmart Contractors. The company can proudly display the RESNET EnergySmart logo in their marketing materials and link their website to the RESNET EnergySmart promo video that explains to consumers the value of choosing an EnergySmart Contractor.


Course Package Includes:

  • 16-hour HESP e-Learning module with video instructor (90 day access)
    • Available 24/7 • Learn at your own pace • Review as often as you like
  • 8-hour EnergySmart Contractor e-Learning module with video instructor (90 day access)
  • Study guides
  • Practice exam questions
  • RESNET HESP Exam fee
  • RESNET EnergySmart Contractor Exam fee
  • HESP Provider fee for the first year
  • CEQ Provider fee for the first year
  • Our 100% Success Guarantee question mark If you don't pass your certification exam(s) for any reason, you can re-take our course curriculum* at no additional charge until you achieve a passing grade.

Benefits of the Course

  • You will be qualified to include optimal home performance measures in your contracting business. You will be able to conduct a walk-through assessment of a home's general energy performance and make basic recommendations for improvements, and complete the upgrade work to improve occupant comfort and safety, and help homeowners reduce their energy bills.
  • Your RESNET HESP and EnergySmart Contractor certifications increase your credibility, which helps you close jobs and grow your business.
  • You will be able to join RESNET EnergySmart Home Performance Teams, and work with certified RESNET Raters and Auditors, and EnergySmart Contractors in other trades to improve a home's energy efficiency. Homeowners may be required to work with qualified Home Performance Teams to qualify for various incentive programs.
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Who Should Take this Course?

  • Contractors: HVAC, insulation, air sealing, remodeling, windows and doors, siding, plumbing, handyman, solar, IAQ, roofing, home automation
  • Builders who want to work with Raters to build EnergyStar Homes

Prerequisites

None.


System Requirements

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Topics Covered:

  • Minimum Home Energy Survey inspected features and report requirements
  • Basics of heat transfer concepts
  • Building performance testing and air distribution leakage
  • Calculating gross and net areas
  • Definitions, energy terminology and energy units
  • Basic combustion appliance concerns
  • Basics of envelope leakage, thermal bypass and thermal bridging
  • Determining envelope insulation, quality and recommended levels by climate zone
  • Determining HVAC, appliance and window/door efficiencies
  • Determining shading and building orientation characteristics
  • Determining thermal boundaries
  • The house as a system - basics of measure interaction, expected life and bundling for optimal performance
  • The energy consequences of common construction practices
  • Basic combustion appliance concerns
  • Basics of envelope and duct leakage, air sealing and insulation
  • Understanding of thermal boundaries
  • The house as a system - basics of measure interaction, expected life and bundling for optimal performance
  • RESNET retrofit work scope requirements and recommendations

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RESNET Membership

Completing the HESP and/or EnergySmart Contractors course and passing the exams qualifies your company to become a RESNET member.  Membership benefits include use of RESNET logos, brochures and promotional videos and being eligible to display your company in the RESNET directory. For more information, contact RESNET at 1-800-785-7057.