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September 2019 – February 2020
The Alliance is pleased to offer high quality HERS rater training classes in the Northeast, approximately 2-3 times per year. Our hybrid HERS rater training classes include an online and a classroom training component. This comprehensive package has everything a student needs to be well prepared to become a HERS rater. HERS Rater Training is the first step towards Rater Certification. To learn more about the requirements for certification click here. Both online and classroom components are required for Rater Certification. Early Bird Discount deadline is August 6th. Final registration deadline is August 20, 2019.
This course has been approved by the Massachusetts Workforce Training Fund, which has funds available for employee training. Step one is to get a certificate of good standing here. Step two is to fill in the application here. The course ID # is:1104902. A powerpoint walkthrough of how to fill in the application can be found here. Please direct questions about the Massachusetts Workforce Training Fund Application to Megan Kelley at email@example.com or 617-717-6903.
Full Training Cost of $2595 Includes the Combined Online and Classroom Components, and $525 in RESNET Testing Fees:
- All three RESNET Exam Fees- including the new HERS Rater Exam ($525 total value)
- The newly updated Northeast HERS Training and Reference Manual ($100 value)
- A one-year Associate Membership in the Alliance ($50 value)
Online Training Component includes:
On Demand Training Modules will go live in August (exact date TBA).
Office Hour Dates: Weekdays for two weeks from Tuesday, September 3 to Tuesday, September 17, 2019 (Times TBA)
- 35 hours webinar instruction from the comfort of your own home or office*
- Recorded presentation options and live office hours for questions
- Assignments and quizzes to make sure you master the material
The Alliance is now offering an online only option as a stand-alone component for anyone who wants to know about ratings but does not want to become a rater. The online only component costs $750 and includes information about building science, energy modeling, and performance testing. This offer also includes an NEHERS manual ($100 value) and a 1-year associate membership to the Alliance ($50 value) but does not include simulation software or RESNET testing. The online section has been pre-approved for 17.5 BPI CEUs. Must be combined with the classroom component for Rater Certification.
5-Day Classroom/Field Training Component includes:
Dates: September 23-27, 2019, 8:30am-5pm
Location: Eversource, Berlin, CT
- Hands-on equipment usage with blower door and duct blaster
- Two of the five Probationary Ratings overseen by a RESNET certified Candidate Field Assessor required by RESNET
- Preparation, proctoring and fees for all three RESNET Exams.
Purchase the John Krigger Residential Energy book for an additional $81.75 (including shipping) when you register if you want a hard copy. A digital copy is included with your registration. This is the most common reference book on building science used both to prepare for the class and as a reference for the open book exam. BPI CEUs can be obtained for the classroom section by submitting your certificate to BPI after the class.
***Both online and classroom components are required for Rater Certification***
FINAL REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS August 20, 2019
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For questions email firstname.lastname@example.org or call/text 978-633-3013. Office Hours are Tues 9am-12pm and 1pm-5pm/ Wed 1-5pm/ Thurs 9am-12pm and 1-5pm.
These are online courses. May 7-9 will be held from 9:00am-12noon and October 22-24 will be held from 1:00pm-4:00pm.
Prerequisite: ENERGY STAR Certified Homes training required. Please send proof of completion to email@example.com. If you have not completed this training, please sign up for this course: ENERGY STAR Multifamily New Construction and Certified Homes.
To begin or maintain an active partnership with ENERGY STAR, an organization must have at least one individual on staff who is a certified Rater and has completed the required training through an accredited training provider. Any organization wishing to participate in the new Multifamily New Construction ENERGY STAR program must complete the MFNC Version 1 Training by January 1st 2020. This training meets this requirement, and will earn you enough PDHs to renew your Rater Certification for 3 years!
To begin or maintain an active partnership with ENERGY STAR, an organization must have at least one individual on staff who is a certified Rater and has completed the required training through an accredited training provider. This training combines the ENERGY STAR Certified Homes Version 3 training with the Multifamily New Construction ENERGY STAR Version 1 Training required by January 1st 2020. This training meets this requirement, and will earn you enough PDHs to renew your Rater Certification for 3 years!