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Why Become a Certified HERS Rater

HERS Rater performing a blower door test.

Whether you have an established business in the building performance industry, or are transitioning into a new career field, adding RESNET Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Rater certification to your list of skills and services will create opportunities to succeed in the energy efficiency industry.   Qualifications of a Certified HERS Rater The RESNET HERS…

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How to become a LEED Green Rater, and Why You Should!

Illustration showing the concept of energy efficient and environment friendly home.

Just like you, BER is in the building performance industry, innovating, leading, and demanding better, for the benefit of our planet and all beings that inhabit it. We are working together to create a healthier planet that not only supports us but allows us to thrive. LEED, a green building rating system created by U.S.…

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IECC/HERS Affiliate Training

BER is proud to announce a new training opportunity: IECC/HERS Compliance Specialist. This is the first comprehensive code training available.  While it is geared towards preparing HERS Raters for the Residential Energy Inspector/Plans Examiner exam, this deep dive into the content of the International Energy Conservation Code is a great opportunity for anyone who wishes…

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Let’s Discuss: Remote QA & Mentoring

Here we are, mid-summer and where is my annual Quality Assurance review? Many of you may indeed be asking that same question. So, I want to take this opportunity to share with all of you some of the new things BER is doing to get your field QA completed. As you may or may not…

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