PSD is an accredited Home Energy Rating Provider (also referred to as RESNET QA Provider), offering nationwide technical support and the comprehensive services that you need to develop a successful Home Energy Rating business.
Our staff are highly experienced industry professionals who deeply understand the industry but do not compete with you. As a company focused on workforce development and market transformation, we provide a comprehensive range of quality support services for our growing network of independent HERS Raters. Our technical support team includes experienced trainers, builders, and HERS Raters who offer in-house expertise for accurate modeling advice and recommendations. We can guide you through the entire process from Rater Training and achieving Certification to processing your completed ratings in a timely fashion. As your provider, we make the following commitments:
- Fast and reliable responses to your technical questions and support requests
- Ongoing access to industry training and information
- 24-hour turnaround for all submitted projects – Using our online web portal for project submission and review, most projects will be reviewed and returned within less than 24 hours
- Expertise in processing and supporting multifamily, sampling, and code ratings
PSD is a Nation-wide RESNET Accredited Rater Provider
Rater Training Courses
Rater Webinar Series
This is a class in our monthly educational webinar series for raters. These webinars will take place on the fourth Thursday of each month and consist of one hour of presentation and question and answer on topics relevant to HERS Raters. The webinars will be hosted by the PSD Provider Team.
Cost per class:
- Free for PSD Rater Members
- $29/class for non-members
Energy Star 3.0 Online Training
This training will cover the new requirements of ENERGY STAR for New Homes version 3 program. The training will include an ENERGY STAR v3 Overview, Thermal Enclosure Rater Checklist, HVAC Quality Installation Rater Checklist, Water Management Builder Checklist, and question & answer sessions. At the conclusion of the training each participant will take an online test to qualify for the completion certificate. This training is approved for 18 hours of RESNET Professional Development Credits and 4 BPI continuing education credits.
HERS Energy Rater Training (RESNET certification)
The training consists of 2 weeks online and 1 week of field training. For additional information about upcoming training sessions, please contact PSD or go to http://www.nehers.org/hers-rater-trainings.
PSD is accredited as a RESNET Training Provider, RESNET Sampling Provider, and a RESNET Rating Provider. PSD Partners with EPA ENERGY STAR, EPA Indoor airPLUS, and is a NYSERDA New Construction and Codes Partner.