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ENERGY STAR Certified Homes Version 3 / 3.1 HERS Raters (Single Family)

This course is for HERS Raters and will cover the topics necessary to certify homes under the EPA's ENERGY STAR Certified Single-Family New Homes program. This training presents the technical content of the Rater Design Review Checklist and Rater Field Checklist and takes the trainee through each section of the checklist, explaining how to verify each requirement and interpret any corresponding footnotes. Upon completing the training, raters will have a solid understanding of how to verify and complete the checklists they are responsible for in the ENERGY STAR certification process.

Per the ENERGY STAR program requirements, HERS Raters must successfully complete an EPA-recognized training class for the ENERGY STAR program they will use to certify homes:

After completing course, HERS Raters will be able to submit verification and testing data to CHEERS for project certification under the ENERGY STAR Certified Single-Family New Homes program.

Subjects in this course include:
- ENERGY STAR Partnership Basics
- ENERGY STAR Program Requirements
- Rater Design Review Checklist Overview and Procedures
- Rater Field Checklist Overview and Procedures

This highly interactive course is self-paced and contains videos and mini quizzes throughout.

Prerequisites: None
Length: 4+ hours

Questions? Please reach out to help@CHEERS.org.
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Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever