RESNET HERS Rater Training

This training prepares you to get certified as a RESNET Home Energy Rater. You will learn how to perform home energy ratings, gain the skills required to work with home builders and architects to design energy efficient homes, and provide detailed analyses and recommendations for energy conservation and cost savings.

The Certification Packages (Options 2 & 3) include everything for the training/testing requirements to become a certified RESNET HERS Rater, including high quality training, all RESNET certification exams and simulations, exam proctoring, and phone or email access to instructors to answer your questions. ENERGY STAR Version 3 Exam Prep Course and Exam - included (a $275 Value!) in package options 2 & 3.

Please Note: To become a certified RESNET HERS Rater, you must secure a Quality Assurance Provider who will mentor, and ultimately certify you after verifying that you've completed all of the requirements. This is separate from the required training and testing portion. More information can be found here.

  • Please review the following document for more information about RESNET Certification: How to Become a RESNET HERS Rater
  • This Course is BPI Recognized for 21 CEU Credits
Military Discount Available
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are eligible for discounted pricing on this course.

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Course Packages

Flexible Training Options Option 1 
Multimedia Course & Materials Only
Option 2 
Online Course Certification Package
Option 3 
Live Classroom Certification Package
32 Hour Online Multimedia Course
On-demand, start & stop when you want, 90-day access
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Practice Questions After Each Session
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ENERGY STAR Version 3 Exam Prep Course and Exam
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RESNET National HERS Rater Test
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ResCaz Simulator - Includes Exam

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RESNET Practical Rating Simulator - Includes Exam

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TOTAL $595 $1495 $1945
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Why Take This Course

  • You will be able to provide verification for programs such as EnergyStar and LEED® for Homes
  • You will be able to work with home builders and architects to design energy efficient solutions.
  • You will be able to advise homeowners on measures to improve their home's performance and energy efficiency, and help them improve their comfort and safety, and reduce their energy bills.
  • Save travel cost, time, and lost revenue with online multimedia training.
  • Earn 21 CEU credits for BPI continuing education.

Who Should Take This Course?

  • Contractors: HVAC, Insulation, Air Sealing, Remodeling, Windows and Doors, Siding, Plumbing, Handyman, Solar, Indoor Air Quality, Roofing, Home Automation.
  • BPI Certified professionals seeking to become HERS Raters.
  • Those looking to start a new career or business.

Topics Covered

  • An understanding of building science and home construction principles--how the house works as a system
  • Principles of heat, air, and moisture transfer
  • How to use state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment to diagnose air leakage, comfort and indoor air quality, (including setup and operation of blower door and duct leakage testing equipment and infrared camera diagnostics)
  • Ability to produce a complete home energy analysis using rating software
  • How to certify an ENERGY STAR home
  • An Understanding of the services and responsibilities of a HERS Rater and Provider
  • HERS Rater Certification Process
  • Ability to produce accurate and unbiased home energy ratings for new and existing homes
  • How to create or expand your business leveraging home comfort, HERS and diagnostics procedures

Learn From The Best!

Dallas JonesYour instructor, Dallas Jones is a nationally recognized educator and curriculum developer with over 25 years of teaching experience. He currently serves on the RESNET Training and Education Committee. His certifications include: HERS Rater, Rater Trainer, ASNT Level 1 Thermographer, BPI Building Analyst, Envelope Specialist and Field Examiner. He also holds advanced BPI certifications including BPI Energy Auditor, Quality Control Inspector, and Retrofit Installer.

How is Our Online Multimedia Training Better than Classroom Training?

  • No Travel Time & Expense
    With online training there's no travel time or expense, no time away from your family, and no time away from work. The average company loses around $500/day for each employee missing work. Can you afford that?
  • Flexibility
    Study when you want, where you want.
  • Learn at Your Own Speed
    Our online training is self-paced, so you can learn at your own speed and review anything at any time. With classroom learning, the instructor may go too fast or too slow for you, and you don't get the chance to review until you're completely lost.
  • Consistency
    Our online instructors never have a bad day, never fumble over an explanation, and never cancel class.
  • Help When You Need It
    If you have questions, an instructor is just a phone call or email away! And our Frequently Asked Questions section has common questions asked by students.
  • Easy to Use
    If you can send an email, you can use our online learning system.
  • Education Built for Adults
    Our instructors have decades of experience teaching adults, and present the materials in multiple ways to help you understand and retain the information.
  • Earn Multiple Certifications at Once
    Our training is built in modules, and completing the modules for one certification will often cover all or most of the modules for other certifications.
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
    With our Best Price Guarantee, you know you're getting the lowest possible price.
  • 300% Iron-Clad Success & Satisfaction Guarantee
    If you don't pass your certification exam, you can take the online course curriculum again until you pass. That's peace of mind that can also save you money! Learn more >>

Classroom, Field Training & Exam Schedule*

Day 1

  • Classroom instruction (approx. 8am-6:30pm)

Day 2

  • Field training (site visit, practice ratings) and classroom (sample exam questions, review) - (approx. 8am-6:30pm)

Day 3

  • Written & simulation exams (9am-3pm)

* Times may vary based on number of students, field location, travel schedules and student experience. Plan to be flexible.



System Requirements

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RESNET Certification Requirements

  • Quality Assurance Provider: To become a certified RESNET HERS Rater, you must secure a Quality Assurance Provider who will mentor, and ultimately certify you after verifying that you've completed all of the requirements. This is separate from the required training and testing portion. More information can be found here.
  • How to Become a RESNET HERS Rater


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  * Live classes require a minimum of 6 students.

Questions? Call 1-800-518-18777

Need Exam Only?

You can purchase the HERS Rater exam for re-test or re-certification. $275

Purchase HERS Rater Exam Only