ENERGY STAR Version 3 Training and Testing

Everblue offers a training and testing package for individuals seeking the ENERGY STAR Version 3 Certification. HERS Raters are required to complete training and testing in order to service and/or inspect homes that are seeking an ENERGY STAR rating.

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  INTERMEDIATE LEVEL
  18 HOURS
WHY RATERS GET ENERGY STAR V3

Are You a HERS Rater? Get ENERGY STAR v3 Training Now!

Familiarity with the ENERGY STAR is a major asset to a home performance professional's career. The ENERGY STAR v3 Certification will help you demonstrate your knowledge of how air moves through a building and what impact that has on comfort, health, and utility bills. Get started today!

Improve Your Knowledge

Learn how ENERGY STAR v3 helps to save energy, save money, and help protect the environment by generating fewer greenhouse gas emissions.

Expand Your Business Offerings

By earning the ENERGY STAR v3 Certification, you will be satisfying a requirement for building ENERGY STAR homes. All ENERGY STAR homes must be inspected by a Rater with the ENERGY STAR v3 Certification.

Gain Credibility

Managed by the U.S. Department of Energy, the ENERGY STAR New Homes Program is a nationally-recognized program that celebrates achievement in energy-efficient home design. Align yourself with this program, and you’ll be set up to earn major contracts with big names.
 
 

"Jim was very responsive to any questions that I had when studying for the exam, which I successfully passed. He knows the material extremely well and responded to every email that I sent. He is a great resource and guide for the exam."

- Karen Shilo

HOW IT WORKS

How to Get the ENERGY STAR v3 Certification

Familiarity with ENERGY STAR is a major asset to a home performance professional's career. The ENERGY STAR v3 Certification will help to demonstrate your knowledge of how air moves through a building and what impact that has on comfort, health, and utility bills. Get started today!
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1. Take Our Course

Our self-paced online program consists of several short video presentations. Simply follow along on your computer.
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2. Pass the Certification Exam

To earn the ENERGY STAR v3 Certification, you must complete all training videos and then pass the exam (which we include with this program!).
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3. Get ENERGY STAR Certified

We include the application to become an ENERGY STAR Partner inside our course. Submit the complete application to the U.S. Department of Energy and soon you'll be a partner!
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Get 6 Months Access

With this comprehensive training and certification program, you'll learn that the difference between an efficient and inefficient home is directly related to how well the house is built. There are construction techniques that do not require additional money, yet have a large impact on energy efficiency.
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What You'll Learn

  • What is an ENERGY STAR Home?
  • Green Building Techniques
  • Energy-Efficient Building Practices
  • Energy Conservation
  • Requirements of the ENERGY STAR New Homes Program
  • ENERGY STAR v3.0 and v3.1 Requirements
  • HVAC Systems
  • Water Management
  • Basics of Building Science
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ENERGY STAR Version 3 Training and Testing

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$399

Program Highlights
Start Now & Access Self-Guided Content
Log In & Participate Any Time 24/7
Watch from a PC, Mac, or Mobile Device
18 Hours of Online ENERGY STAR Training
Includes ENERGY STAR v3 Guidebooks
Includes 50-Question ENERGY STAR v3 Practice Exam
Includes 50-Question ENERGY STAR v3 Certification Exam
Access to Course Materials for 6 Months
ENERGY STAR v3 Certificate of Completion
Approved for 18 Hours of RESNET Continuing Education
 
 

"The online reading material, videos and practice tests were a lot of help. I got to learn at my own pace relieving most of my anxiety. The instructor was very informative and showed integrity in his work."

- Chris Quintanilla

FAQs

Quick Answers to Your ENERGY STAR Questions

Who is this class intended for?

This class is intended for Verification Partners, including RESNET HERS Raters and Field Inspectors, who must individually complete ENERGY STAR Version 3 Rater Training through an Accredited Training Provider such as Everblue Training.

How do I become a RESNET HERS Rater?

Home Energy Raters (also known as HERS Raters) are trained and certified through the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET); Everblue Training is a recognized Training Provider for RESNET. Once you are a RESNET-certified Home Energy Rater, you are eligible to earn the ENERGY STAR v3 Certification and become a Verification Partner.

Will this class count towards RESNET Continuing Education?

Yes, this class counts for 18 RESNET CEUs.

Are RESNET RFIs eligible for ENERGY STAR v3 Certification?

Yes, RFIs are eligible by taking this course and passing the exam.