Our Rating Field Inspector training is 3 days long and includes field training using the performance testing equipment. Since we teach how to do the job, candidates must be able to climb ladders and lift more than 35 pounds.
The Rating Field Inspector course covers:
- Overview of the Industry
- Energy Code
- Reference Home
- HERS Index
- Types of Ratings
- Quality Assurance
- Construction Math
- Building Science
- Construction Documents
- Construction Methods & Materials
- Health & Safety
- ENERGY STAR
The students also learn the correct way to measure a home; determine the orientation using a compass; perform the tests required for a HERS rating; record accurate information on HVAC, water heating, lighting, and appliances; grade insulation installation quality; and how to fill their role with respect to the HERS Rater.
Students will need to bring:
- Laptop computer running Windows XP or higher, with USB port and wireless Internet capability (Wi-Fi or broadband)
- USB drive
- Calculator with square root function
- 35′ tape measuree
- Hard hat
- Architect’s scale
- Pen or pencil
- Directional compass
Sign up for the RESNET Rating Field Inspector course by clicking here!
We also provide this training as a private training for clients- Contact us for a proposal today! I’m sure Dina would love to hear from you.
We teach the Rating Field Inspector course during the first 3 days of our 5-day long Home Energy Rater training course.
The IBS Advisors HERS Rater training is 5 days long and includes the Rating Field Inspector Training and the ENERGY STAR training required if you are going to verify, test, rate, and certify homes for the ENERGY STAR New Homes program.
In addition to everything covered in the Rating Field Inspector course, the Home Energy Rater training includes:
- Moisture & Durability
- Conduct Ratings
- Perform Energy Modeling
- Beyond Code Programs
- Real Estate Financing
- Operating a Rating Business
- ENERGY STAR
Our ENERGY STAR training (included in the HERS Rater course) is approved by RESNET for 18 hours of professional development.
With us, not only do you get highly trained employees- but the successful Provider-certified HERS Rater can immediately start verifying ENERGY STAR New Homes!
Sign up for our next course today! We also provide this training for clients using our mobile training team.