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New HERS Rater Training


Description
This is the fundamental course all new California HERS Rater applicants must take. At completion of this online course and in-field training, you will be certified to provide HERS testing for New Construction and Alteration projects. Subjects in this course include:

Legal Aspects of the HERS Profession
Rater & Job Safety
Title 24 Overview
Basics of Building Science
HERS Diagnostic Inspections
CHEERS Registry Training

This course has practice quizzes between modules and a final exam at the end. After completing the course with a passing rate of 80% or higher, you will schedule the field portion of your training with CHEERS field training staff.

EPA 608 certification is required prior to taking the field portion of this training. Contact your local HVAC distributor to take the proctored exam.

If you don't intend to become a California HERS Rater but would like to review the training videos, please visit the CHEERS YouTube channel:
https://goo.gl/AikzRY

Prerequisites: None
Length: 20+ hours

Questions? Please reach out to help@CHEERS.org.
Content
  • Available Resources
  • Introduction
  • Legal Aspects
  • Ethics Exercise
  • Legal Aspects of HERS Quiz
  • Rater and Job Safety
  • Heat Injuries in the Work Place
  • Ladder Safety
  • Basics of Building Science - Part 1
  • Basics of Building Science - Part 2
  • Basics of Building Science Quiz
  • Title 24 Overview - Part 1
  • CF1R Exercise
  • Title 24 Overview - Part 2
  • Title 24 Overview - Part 3
  • Title 24 Overview - Part 4
  • Title 24 Overview - Part 5
  • Title 24 Overview - Part 6
  • Title 24 Overview - Part 7
  • T24 Overview Quiz
  • Quality Insulation Installation - Part 1
  • Quality Insulation Installation - Part 2
  • Quality Insulation Installation - Part 3
  • Quality Insulation Installation - Part 4
  • Quality Insulation Installation - Part 5
  • Quality Insulation Installation - Part 6
  • Quality Insulation Installation Quiz
  • Building Air Leakage - Part 1
  • Building Air Leakage - Part 2
  • Building Air Leakage - Part 3
  • Retrotec Blower Door
  • Building Air Leakage Quiz
  • Duct Leakage - Part 1
  • Duct Leakage - Part 2
  • TEC Duct Blaster - Part 1 of 4
  • TEC Duct Blaster - Part 2 of 4
  • TEC Duct Blaster - Part 3 of 4
  • TEC Duct Blaster - Part 4 of 4
  • Duct Leakage Quiz
  • Airflow, Fan Watt Draw and Fan Efficacy - Part 1
  • Airflow, Fan Watt Draw and Fan Efficacy - Part 2
  • Testo Traditional Flow Hood
  • Airflow, Fan Watt Draw and Fan Efficacy Quiz
  • The Refrigeration Cycle
  • Refrigerant Charge - Part 1
  • Refrigerant Charge - Part 2
  • Superheat Demonstration
  • Refrigerant Charge Quiz
  • HVAC Components and Devices
  • AHRI Exercise
  • HVAC Components and Devices Quiz
  • Air Distribution Systems
  • Air Distribution Systems Quiz
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Exhaust Fan Flow Meter
  • Mechanical Ventilation Quiz
  • Water Heating Systems
  • Water Heating Systems Quiz
  • Sampling Protocols
  • Sampling Exercise
  • Sampling Protocols Quiz
  • Existing Features
  • Existing Features Quiz
  • CHEERS Registry - General Navigation
  • CHEERS Registry - Site and Lot Details
  • CHEERS Registry - How to Complete and Sign Documents
  • CHEERS Registry - Sample Group Workflow
  • CHEERS Registry - HVAC Alterations CF1R-ALT-02
  • Final Exam
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever