BER Training Calendar


BUILDING EFFICIENCY RESOURCES (The BER) is a National RESNET Accredited Training Provider. BER offers training and examination options that meet the demands of busy work schedules and practical budgets, including online, self-guided, classroom and hands-on field instruction which allow professionals seeking training and certification to choose the optimal solution to suit their specific needs.

For more information on the trainings we currently offer, please click on one of the links below, or contact us.


Upcoming Trainings


HERS Rater Hybrid Training


Sept. 17-28, 2018 Online/On Demand (Live support 2 hours/day) &
Oct. 1-5, 2018 Classroom Portion
Location: Manchester, NH


BUILDING EFFICIENCY RESOURCES (BER) is proud to announce that we will be presenting a HERS Rater Hybrid Training, hosted by the Northeast HERS Alliance (NEHERS),
Sept. 17-28, 2018 Online/On Demand (Live support 2 hours/day) & Oct. 1-5, 2018 Classroom Portion in Manchester, NH.


BER is proud to partner with NEHERS to deliver this high quality, comprehensive HERS rater training. This hybrid training is designed for all individuals interested in learning more about the HERS rating industry and becoming a certified HERS rater. This training will incorporate all elements and examinations required to fulfill RESNET HERS rater training requirements, including RESNET Combustion Safety (RESCAZ) and HERS Practical Simulation training. Students who successfully complete this training will be able to join a RESNET QA Provider to complete the final requirements to become a fully certified HERS rater.

For more information and to register, please visit the NEHERS website or see below.



Online Training:
Sept. 17th – 28th
Weekdays (Live support times TBA)
Location: Online/On Demand
5-Day Classroom/Field Training:
Oct. 1st – 5th
Weekdays: 8:30am-5pm
Location: Eversource, Manchester, NH


REGISTER BY AUGUST 20th AND SAVE $200 WITH THE EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT!

FINAL REGISTERATION DEADLINE IS SEP 4th! Both Online and Classroom Components are required for HERS rater certification.

Full Training Cost of $2,595 includes $2,045 for the combined online and classroom components, and $550 in RESNET testing fees.

For further details, please visit the NEHERS website.



HERS Rater Training


As detailed on our Why Become a Certified HERS Rater? page, Certified RESNET Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Raters are qualified professionals who offer a variety of valuable services to their clients.

For professionals looking to become a Certified HERS Rater, Building Efficiency Resources is proud to offer multiple paths to becoming Certified.

For information on HERS Rater Training offered by the BER, please click here .

BER offers an online/on-demand HERS Rater Training course that meets all requirements for RESNET HERS Rater certification. Our Rater Training course includes our Provisional Rater Mentorship package as well. For more information, please click the link above.


Provisional Rater Training Certification Mentorship


After successful completion of the RESNET training course, the prospective rater is ready to complete Provisional Rater Training Certification Mentorship with a Provider in order to be mentored through three provisional ratings under the supervision and direction of the Provider.

BER offers Provisional Rater Training Certification Mentorship for clients who successfully pass our Rater Training, or who have passed their training elsewhere.

For more information on BER’s Provisional Rater Training Certification Mentorship Package, please click here.

BER has a mentorship and training program for Rater candidates who have completed classroom training and are ready to proceed to Provisional Ratings. For more information, please click the link above.


RESNET HERS Practical Simulation Training


Per RESNET Standards, as of July 1, 2016, HERS Rater candidates are required to pass the RESNET HERS Practical Simulation Test to earn certification.

The RESNET HERS Practical Simulation exam consists of two distinct house types. Candidates must correctly demonstrate their knowledge of field testing these two homes at a minimum score of 80% on each house.

For more information on RESNET HERS Practical Simulation Training and Exams, please click here.


Rating Field Inspector Training


BER is proud to offer a training program that meets the RESNET's certification requirements for Rating Field Inspector (RFI).

For more information about BER's RFI Training options, and to register now, please click here .
BER is proud to offer a training program that meets the RESNET's certification requirements for Rating Field Inspector (RFI).

For more information about BER's RFI Training options, and to register now, please click the link above.




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For further questions regarding the training, please feel free to contact us at 1-800-399-9620 or email us at info@theber.com

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