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Become a Home Energy Rater

A prospective Home Energy Rater must complete a multi-step process to become a NYSERDA partner, eligible to serve builders of New York ENERGY STAR Certified Homes. The process begins by obtaining specific certifications through a RESNET-accredited Home Energy Training Provider.

Additional energy efficiency and building science training may also be available through local community colleges, weatherization agencies, or private organizations. NYSERDA’s website posts a list of some of the available trainings at: nyserda.ny.gov/Contractors/Find-a-Contractor/Training-Partners.aspx.

Once you have successfully completed this initial training, you will need to attend training and complete written and field exams to become a Building Performance Institute Link opens in new window - close new window to return to this page. (BPI) certified Building Analyst Professional.

For a complete list of steps and requirements, review How the Process Works.

For those interested in Green Rater Certification, a list of RESNET accredited Green Rater Training Providers is available at: http://www.resnet.us/professional/programs/training_green Link opens in new window - close new window to return to this page.

Interested in learning how to become an accredited Home Energy Rater Provider? Review Home Energy Rating Providers requirements in PON 2309 – Attachment G [PDF].

Last Updated: 04/10/2014