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

May 1-12 & May 15-19, 2017 | Fitchburg, MA

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), May 1-12 & May 15-19, 2017, in Fitchburg, MA.

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:

5-Day Classroom/Field Training:

May 1st - May 12th  May 15th – 19th 
Weekdays: 9am-12pm  Weekdays: 8:30 am to 5 pm 
Location: Online  Location: Fitchburg, MA 


Both Online and Classroom Components are required for HERS rater certification.

Full Training Cost of $2495 includes $1895 for the combined online and classroom components, and $600 in RESNET testing fees.

For further details, please visit the NEHERS website.

RESNET HERS Practical Simulation Exam

According to RESNET Standards, as of July 1, 2016, certified HERS Raters will be required to pass the RESNET HERS Practical Simulation Test by July 1, 2017 to maintain their 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, 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 the link above.

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