RESNET HERS Rater Certification

If you’re looking for a fast and effective RESNET HERS Rater Certification program, look no further!

You can start training TODAY with Everblue's all-online program.

With online HERS Rater certification training, you can learn at your convenience - any time from any computer. Our program is designed to provide all of the building science training you need to jumpstart your career. By the end of our tiered, two-course program, you WILL be certified and more than prepared to begin working as a HERS Rater!

Questions?  Visit our RESNET Overview section or call us at 877-678-8340. Our knowledgeable and responsive team understand the HERS Rater certification requirements and are happy to talk you through the steps, start to finish.

Courses Required for Certification

Step 1 - RESNET HERS Rater Training & Testing

Step 2 - RESNET Quality Assurance (QA)

What's Included in Each Package


HERS Rater Training + Testing

RESNET Quality Assurance

HERS Rater Training


HERS Rater Certification Exams


- Core Written


- Practical Simulation


- Combustion Safety Simulation


Instructional Videos on Energy Modeling


2 Home Energy Ratings from Plans


One Year Contract for RESNET QA


One Year Energy Modeling License


RESNET Rater ID Number


RESNET Data Collection Forms


Field Training & Ratings on 3 Homes


Program Fee



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How to Become a HERS Rater

To earn this designation, a candidate must:

Step 1 - Complete HERS Rater Training with an Accredited Rater Training Provider like Everblue

Training aligned with the RESNET Technical Standards

Pass the National Rater Core Exam (55 questions)

Pass the RESNET Practical Simulation Exam

Pass the RESCAZ Combustion Safety Simulation Exam

Step 2 - Participate in RESNET Quality Assurance

We connect you with a Quality Assurance Provider

Complete field training and ratings on 3 real properties

Obtain HERS Rater Certification from QA Provider