HERS® Associate


With the increase in the demand for HERS Ratings, builders are increasingly requesting suppliers to relate what contribution the product would have on their homes’ HERS Index score. The RESNET HERS Associate designation trains professionals to answer that question without the time and expense of going through the full HERS Rater training.

This new RESNET certificate level designation is essential for anyone needing a working understanding of RESNET and HERS for uses other than conducting ratings.

Start Date: Anytime
Location: Online
Cost: $199

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Online or Classroom | Self-Paced | 4 – 6 hours

Program Overview

In order to effectively manage teams and projects, it’s important to understand the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET); its functions, stakeholders, and role in the residential construction industry. This course provides an advisory and management focused approach to the HERS course to suit the needs of architects, building product suppliers, engineers, builders, estimators, code officials and industry consultants.

HERS Associate

The course includes 6 modules.

  • Module 1 – Introduction & RESNET
  • Module 2 – HERS Rater Guiding Principles (Building Science Basics)
  • Module 3 – Inspections & Diagnostic Testing
  • Module 4 – Modeling & The HERS Index
  • Module 5 – HERS and The International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)
  • Module 6 – Final Exam

The first five modules include learning resources and module quizzes. Each item within the module must be complete to progress in the course.

The sixth and final module is an exam.

Credits & Attendance

EnergyLogic will issue an official RESNET certificate upon successful completion of all the materials in the course and exam.

Those that complete the course may display the RESNET HERS Associate designation on business cards and email signatures.

The HERS Associate course has been approved for 0.50 continuing education credits by ICC.

 ICC Preferred Provider

Course Instructor
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Robby Schwarz

Robby has over 20 years invested in the Applied Building Science Industry. His credentials include being a Rater, ICC Energy and Plans Inspector, Green Rater, and RESNET® QAD. Robby also volunteers on a number of RESNET committees at the national level. Currently Robby teaches classes for Builders, Trade Partners and Code Officials. Robby’s teaching style is to make the complicated simple and understandable.