18 and older
HEP Energy Auditor training prepares individuals for the residential Energy Auditor job task analysis (JTA) developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and the U.S. Department of Energy. This JTA defines the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the job of a professional home energy auditor.
Offered by the Building Performance Institute and supported by the U.S. Department of Energy and its National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the new Home Energy Professional Energy Auditor Certification is one of the industry's highest credentials. This advanced BPI certification proves that you have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to get the job done right.Prerequisites:
Everblue does not have any prerequisites for this course and welcomes all interested students to register for and learn from this course. If you are seeking the HEP Energy Auditor certification, however, you must have the following qualifications:
- Education: GED/high school diploma or equivalent education from another country
- Experience: minimum of 1,000 hours of relevant experience, during which the candidate has accomplished one or more of the following roles: Be a crew lead in a weatherization trade or related field OR be in a building science trade performing audits under the supervision of an auditor OR be an energy auditor
- Candidate must have completed (with proof) 15 comprehensive whole house audits, such as home performance, WAP RESNET, BPI, etc.
- You must obtain a minimum of 20 points from any combination of these activities: Building experience (framing, roofing, drywall, siding, etc.); Training from industry-specific training center (training whose content can be matched against and lines up with the content of the job task analysis for the certification); Industry certifications (RESNET, BPI, NATE, EPA).
: BPI technical standards, HEP Energy Auditor course guide, practice questions, HEP Energy Auditor written & field certification examsLearning Objectives
This course is aligned with the technical standards that comprise the HEP Energy Auditor program. This course covers the following topics:
- Demonstrate professional energy audit conduct
- Collect information about the building for an energy audit
- Test the building for an energy audit
- Evaluate the collected energy audit data