ENERGY STAR Version 3 Training and Testing

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Any homes permitted after January 1, 2012, that are seeking the ENERGY STAR Version 3 rating must be in full compliance with the ENERGY STAR Version 3 standards. All HERS Raters are required to complete training and testing to service and/or inspect homes that are seeking an ENERGY STAR Version 3 rating.

Course Description: Everblue offers a training and testing package for individuals seeking the ENERGY STAR Version 3 Certification. Upon completion of the training, students will be eligible to take the 50-question ENERGY STAR Version 3 exam online, in their Everblue account.

Key Takeaways:

  • The difference between an inefficient and efficient home is directly related to how well a house is built
  • Construction techniques that do not require additional money but have a large impact on energy efficiency
  • Familiarization with the largest “green” building program in the United States
  • An understanding of how air moves through a building and what impact that has on comfort, health, and utility bills

Prerequisites: RESNET HERS Rater Certification

Format: This 18-hour course is available via on-demand webinar.

Continuing Education: This course counts for RESNET Continuing Education and fulfills the requirement of achieving 18 hours within three years to maintain certification.

Audience: Everblue’s ENERGY STAR Version 3 training and testing course is designed for HERS Raters and Field Inspectors.

Course Materials: You will have access to all of the ENERGY STAR Version 3 Guidebooks, including: Building Science Introduction, Thermal Enclosure Rater Checklist, HVAC System Quality Installation Rater Checklist, and Water Management Builder Checklist. An ENERGY STAR Version 3 certificate of completion will be issued upon successful completion of the ENERGY STAR training and testing. You will have access to all related resources in your online account for a full year from the time of purchase. You will also find instructions for counting this course toward continuing education hours.

Course Topics:

What is an ENERGY STAR home? Green Building Techniques
Energy-Efficient Building Principles Energy Conservation
Requirements of the ENERGY STAR Program Basics of Building Science
HVAC Systems Water Management


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