RESNET® HERS Rater Training – Phase 1


Phase 1 of the EnergyLogic Academy HERS Rater Training covers all of the classroom knowledge necessary to become a HERS Rater.

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Start Date: Anytime
Location: Online
Cost: $599

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Online | Self-Paced | 48 – 96 hours

Program Overview

Phase 1 of the EnergyLogic Academy HERS Rater training is designed to allow participants to navigate through the knowledge base needed for a HERS Rater at the users own pace. The course prepares students for the extensive knowledge needed in building science, building materials, integrated construction processes, HVAC equipment, and diagnostic testing equipment and processes.

The HERS Rater Training online course covers the core knowledge for the HERS Rater certification. By enrolling in our self-paced, open enrollment course, you will have 90 days to complete the training. You can complete the training at your own pace, and you do not need to take the whole enrollment period if it is not needed. There are 24 modules in the course – each module will take a minimum of 2 hours to complete, with some taking over 4 hours.

Phase 1 does not complete the training requirements for HERS Rater candidates. After completing phase 1 students must also join a RESNET Training Provider for field training.

Credits & Attendance

You will meet the listed learning objectives by completing the following activities in this course:

  • Complete each module, and all items within each module
  • Participate in the social interactions in the course
  • Assume a leadership role when necessary; help other students when you have knowledge they don’t
  • Manage your time in the course
  • Approach the course with a desire to learn
  • Successfully complete the class project

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Course Instructor
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Ben Graham

Ben Graham RESNET® Instructor, Green Rater, Auditor Ben has been with Energy Logic as a HERS Rater since 2012 and has rated close to 1000 new homes in the Front Range. Before joining Energy Logic, Ben was a BPI Auditor working in the DC Metro area and has performed hundreds of existing home audits for utility sponsored programs. Ben’s experience working on new construction as well as existing homes, very old and not that old, has given him valuable teachable experience. Ben spends his free time outdoors in any adventurous activity he finds, ranging from rock climbing to hang gliding.