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

120 Hours / Unlimited / Mentor Supported

Course Overview:

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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  • Disable Pop-up Blocker.


** Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated. Software is not included with the purchase of the course, unless otherwise specified. Students are responsible for the purchase and installation of the necessary course software. **