RESNET HERS Practical Simulation Test


ONLY INTERPLAY is able to provide support for this software license and exam. In the event that you need any type of technical or administrative support, please contact Interplay. All technical support questions and feedback regarding Interplay's simulation software shall be submitted directly to:

According to RESNET Standards, as of July 1, 2016, HERS Rater Candidates are now required to pass the RESNET HERS Practical Simulation Test to earn their certification.

Certified HERS Raters must to pass the RESNET HERS Practical Simulation Test by September 1, 2017 to maintain their certification. Existing Certified HERS Raters will earn a total of 10 RESNET Professional Development credits for fulfilling this requirement.

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. The interactive software is similar to that used for the CAZ simulation training.

HERS Raters and Rater candidates must register for the training through a RESNET Training provider. Rater who have already purchased a license directly from RESNET/Interplay will need to transfer their existing Simulation license to the BER Training Provider. To transfer and existing license, click here.

Dates and Info to Remember:

  • Requirement for Rater Candidates
    • Began July 1, 2016
  • Requirement for Existing Raters
    • Must be completed by September 1, 2017

BER offers the RESNET HERS Practical Simulation training and exam for $250. To register, click here.

While BER feels confident that you will be able to navigate the system with little or no additional support, BER staff are available to assist you if needed.

All technical support questions regarding Interplay’s simulation software shall be submitted directly to:

If you have completed the RESNET HERS Practical Simulation Training and wish to schedule your final exam, click here.

Once you have completed the exam, please upload a copy of your results to the Document tab of your BER Portal profile.