Energy Auditor (BPI) | Home Energy Analyst (HERS) | Weatherization Auditor (DOE)

120 Hours / Unlimited / Mentor Supported

Course Overview:

This course will be discontinued on February 1st, 2019.

This course includes BPI, HERS, and Weatherization Auditor in one package.  The course is specifically designed to:

  • Train a person to conduct energy ratings on new homes or audits on existing homes.
  • Help prepare for the RESNET written and field exams.
  • Help prepare for the BPI written and field exams.
  • Train a person to work as a rater or auditor for the Weatherization Program.
  • Teach how a house is tested for leakiness.
  • Teach where to look for reducing energy bills.

Some additional field work/training is required before the RESNET certification can be obtained.  Some additional field work/training is extremely helpful, but not required before the BPI Certification can be obtained.

Course Outline:

  • 21 DVD set Energy Auditor Training: Covers all the BPI Building Analyst Standards, the HERS Rater Standards, and DOE-Weatherization Core Competencies.
  • 3 DVD set Energy Auditor, Building Analyst (B.A.), HERS Rater, and DOE-Weatherization Training: Whole House Assessment, Diagnosing and Air Sealing
  • A 350-page Book "Energy Assessment and Improvement" by Harbuck
  • 1 CD which includes BPI documents, OSHA, Thermal Bypass, Sample State Weatherization Standards, and Worker Safety
  • 1 DVD : Energy Business and Marketing Issues
  • 4 DVD set Equipment Training: Blower Door, Pressure Pan, Zone Pressure Diagnostics, Duct Blaster

No computer needed—just use the DVD player connected to your television.

All necessary materials are included.


System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended.

Hardware Requirements:
  • Minimum Pentium 400 Mhz CPU or G3 Macintosh. 1 GHz or greater CPU recommended.
  • 256MB RAM minimum. 1 GB RAM recommended.
  • 800x600 video resolution minimum. 1025x768 recommended.
  • Speakers/Headphones to listen to Dialogue steaming audio sessions.
  • A microphone to speak in Dialogue streaming audio sessions.
Operating System Requirements:
  • Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 9, 10
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • OpenSUSE Linux 9.2 or higher.
Web Browser Requirements:
  • Google Chrome is recommended.
  • Firefox 13.x or greater.
  • Internet Explorer 6.x or greater.
  • Safari 3.2.2 or greater.
Software Requirements:
  • Adobe Flash Player 6 or greater.
  • Oracle Java 7 or greater.
  • Adobe Reader 7 or greater.
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**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**