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Rating Field Inspector Training

Certified Rating Field Inspectors (RFIs) are qualified professionals who perform field inspections on behalf of a Certified RESNET Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Rater. RFIs work under the supervision of a HERS Rater gathering data and performing testing services necessary for a rater to complete a HERS Rating.

For professionals looking to become an RFI, Building Efficiency Resources (BER) is proud to offer a training program that meets the RESNET certification requirements. This program allows an RFI candidate to complete the training process at their own pace, around their own schedule. BER provides training materials and support throughout this process. Upon successful completion of the program, RFIs are awarded a BER RFI Certificate.

BER currently offers this comprehensive RFI training and certification program for the low cost of only $1,100

BER's RFI Training & Certification Program includes:

  • BER's NEW RFI Online Training Portal
    • 6 on-demand training modules with over 10 hours of training content
    • 16 video lessons
    • Complete supplemental training materials
    • Training progress tracker
  • CAZ Simulation Training and Exam
    • RESCAZ Simulation training license
    • Registration for RESCAZ Simulation exam
      • Passing grade of 85% or better required
  • Inspection and Photo Forms
    • RFI candidates must complete three (3) probationary inspections with their chosen Mentor using the RESNET RFI Field Evaluation Form and RFI-FIELD-EVALUATION-PHOTO-DOCUMENTATION
    • Specific requirements for mentor, inspections and photos will be provided upon account activation
    • BER will provide requirement information and document storage
    • Mentor will be responsible for form and photo review and field training
  • All form and photo verification and 3 years of storage
  • Graded Field Evaluation (GFE) with a BER Trainer
    • To be conducted remotely via live video app or during annual QA visit with RFI's mentor
  • RESNET Rating Field Inspector Certificate
  • RFIIN Application and associated RESNET RFIIN Application fee (for BER Members Only)
  • BER membership (one year from date of training purchase)

BER's RFI Online Training may be taken without the GFE exam for only $749.

BER HERS rater members receive additional discount pricing.

Special Offer:

BER also offers ENERGY STAR version 3 Training as an upgrade to the RFI Training & Certification Program with a package price discount of $50. This offer is only available in conjunction with the purchase of the RFI Training Program.

Add the ESv3 training for only $249 more.

Certified RFIs must complete ENERGY STAR v3 Training to be eligible to perform field inspections on ENERGY STAR homes. This valuable training program gives RFIs a comprehensive understanding of the ENERGY STAR v3 New Homes program requirements.