HERS Associate Course Presented by EEBA, Online and FREE! Thursdays, June 4 - July 2, 2 pm CST

  • 4 June 2020
  • Event Host : Energy & Environmental Building Alliance (EEBA)
HERS Associate Course
Event Description

This course introduces the HERS Index and explores how it’s used to comply with the building code. Basic building science principles will be covered and how they relate to the Performance Path option in the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). Explore the HERS Index rating system as a tool used to successfully design and build houses that comply with building code requirements. Learn guiding principles used by HERS Raters to rate a home and produce a HERS Index Score. Review energy rating software and how manipulating construction assemblies effects the HERS Score. 

  • June 4: It All Begins with Building Science
  • June 11: Cracking the Building Energy Code
  • June 18: Demystifying Energy Modeling
  • June 25: Healthy Homes Matter - Understanding IAQ & Ventilation
  • July 2: An Industry That Puts It All Together: The World of HERS Raters


Who should attend:

This professional development course delivers practical and applicable information ideal for realtors, designers, architects, new home salespeople, manufacturing representatives, sustainability students, and anyone working for a rating firm, home builder, or residential trade contractor.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand basic building science terminology and principles as they relate to the International Energy Code.
  2. Introduction to RESNET, the HERS Index, and understanding the methods used in calculating an Energy Rating Index and HERS score.
  3. Understand the implications of different climate zones and building assemblies on the Energy Rating Index and HERS scores.
  4. Attain a working understanding of computer modeling and the major approved energy rating software packages used in calculating an energy rating.


Participate in all 5 modules, take and pass the test at the end, and earn the HERS Associate Designation!*


To learn more:

To register for each session:

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Energy & Environmental Building Alliance (EEBA)
  • Cost
    • FREE Event
      *The course is free to attend. A $39 fee applies for the Designation and all CEUs (pending).
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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