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2019 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 (clone)
  • Introduction
  • Legal Aspects
  • Ethics Exercise (clone)
  • Legal Aspects of HERS Quiz (clone)
  • Rater and Job Safety
  • Heat Injuries in the Work Place (clone)
  • Ladder Safety (clone)
  • Basics of Building Science Part 1
  • Basics of Building Science Part 2
  • Basics of Building Science Quiz (clone)
  • Title 24 Overview Part 1
  • CF1R Exercise (clone)
  • 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
  • Verification and Testing Triggers Part 1
  • Verification and Testing Triggers Part 2
  • Verification and Testing Triggers Quiz
  • Duct Leakage Part 1
  • Duct Leakage Part 2
  • Duct Leakage Quiz
  • Airflow and Fan Efficacy Part 1
  • Airflow and Fan Efficacy Part 2
  • Airflow, Fan Watt Draw and Fan Efficacy Quiz
  • The Refrigeration Cycle (clone)
  • Refrigerant Charge Part 1
  • Refrigerant Charge Part 2
  • Superheat Demonstration (clone)
  • Refrigerant Charge Quiz
  • Air Distribution Systems
  • Air Distribution Systems Quiz
  • HVAC Components and Devices
  • AHRI Exercise (clone)
  • HVAC Components and Devices Quiz
  • Whole House Fans Part 1
  • Whole House Fans Part 2
  • Whole House Fans Quiz
  • Mechanical Ventilation Part 1
  • Mechanical Ventilation Part 2
  • Mechanical Ventilation 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
  • Water Heating Systems
  • Water Heating Systems Quiz
  • Variable Capacity Heat Pump
  • Sampling Protocols
  • Sampling Exercise (clone)
  • Sampling Protocols Quiz
  • Existing Features
  • Existing Features Quiz
  • CHEERS Registry - General Navigation (clone)
  • CHEERS Registry - Site and Lot Details (clone)
  • CHEERS Registry - How to Complete and Sign Documents (clone)
  • CHEERS Registry - Sample Group Workflow (clone)
  • CHEERS Registry - HVAC Alterations CF1R-ALT-02 (clone)
  • Final Exam
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever