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CalCERTS Certification Levels and Pricing

HERS Residential Alterations Certification
All new students must first complete the CalCERTS HERS Residential Alterations Certification. This certification allows HERS Raters to perform HERS verification work in existing residential buildings. To earn this HERS certification, students must take the HERS Residential Alterations Fundamentals online course, the instructor led HERS Residential Alterations Hands-On Lab course, pass the course exam with a score of 80% or higher, provide proof of EPA 608 Type II or Universal Certification and pass a Compliance Field House exam.
Perform the following HERS verifications in “existing” single family and multifamily residential buildings:
  • Duct leakage
  • Air flow
  • Fan efficacy (fan watt draw)
  • Refrigerant charge
HERS Residential Alterations Fundamentals Course (Learn More) (Online Course) $650.00
HERS Residential Alterations Hands-on Lab (Learn More) (Instructor Led Class) $650.00
Compliance Field House Exam (Learn More) (Proctored Exam) $325.00
EPA 608 Exam Prep Course (Learn More) (Online Course) $99.00
EPA 608 Exam (Learn More) (Proctored Exam) $75.00
(Certification CheckList )
TOTAL TRAINING COST
$1799.00
HERS Residential New Construction Certification
The HERS Residential New Construction Certification is an additional HERS certification available to any HERS Rater that has earned the Residential Alterations Certification. This certification allows HERS Raters to perform HERS verification work in newly constructed residential buildings. To earn this HERS certification, students must take the HERS Residential New Construction online course and pass the course exam with a score of 80% or higher.
Perform the following HERS verifications in “newly constructed” single family and multifamily residential buildings:
  • Duct leakage
  • Air flow
  • Fan efficacy (fan watt draw)
  • Refrigerant charge
  • QII
HERS Residential New Construction Certification (Learn More) (Online Course) $625.00
(Certification CheckList )
TOTAL TRAINING COST
$625.00
HERS Solar Certification
The CalCERTS 2016 HERS Solar Certification teaches HERS Raters about the NSHP (New Solar Home Partnership) Program and how to perform HERS solar verification work for newly constructed residential buildings. This course is based on the 10th edition of the New Solar Homes Partnership Guidebook. It also provides guidance on performing solar verifications based on the 9th edition guidebook. To earn this HERS certification, students must take the HERS Residential Solar PV online course and pass the course exam with a score of 80% or higher.
Perform solar verification for newly constructed “residential” buildings for the New Solar Homes Partnership (NSHP) program.
HERS Residential Solar PV Course (Learn More) (Online Course) $325.00
(Certification CheckList )
TOTAL TRAINING COST
$325.00
HERS Non-Residential Certification
The HERS Non-Residential Certification is an additional HERS certification available to any HERS Rater that has earned the HERS Residential Alterations Certification. This certification allows HERS Raters to perform HERS verification work in non-residential (commercial) buildings. To earn this HERS certification, students must take the HERS Non-Residential online course and pass the course exam with a score of 80% or higher.
Perform the following HERS verifications in existing and newly constructed “Non-Residential” buildings:
  • Duct leakage
  • Air flow
  • Fan efficacy (fan watt draw)
  • Refrigerant charge
HERS Non-Residential (Title 24) Course (Learn More) (Online Course) $325.00
(Certification CheckList )
TOTAL TRAINING COST
$325.00
HERS Whole-House Home Energy Rating Certification
The HERS Whole-House Home Energy Rating Certification is an additional HERS certification available to any HERS Rater that has earned the HERS Residential Alterations Certification and the HERS Residential New Construction Certification. This certification allows HERS Raters to perform energy audits and participate in the Upgrade Energy California Program. To earn this HERS certification, students must take the HERS Whole House Rater course, pass the course exam with a score of 80% or higher and pass a proctored Whole House Field House exam.
Perform the following HERS verifications in existing and newly constructed “residential” buildings:
  • California whole house energy rating
  • E+A+A
HERS Whole House Rater (Learn More) (Instructor Led Class) $650.00
HERS Whole House Field House Exam (Learn More) (Proctored Exam) $400.00
(Certification CheckList )
TOTAL TRAINING COST
$1050.00
Code Cycle Update Courses
2016 Update Course (Online Course) $120.00
2008 to 2013 Residential Alterations Update Course (Online Course) $225.00
2008 to 2013 Residential New Construction Course (Online Course) $325.00
2008 to 2013 Refrigerant Charge and Airflow (Online Course) $325.00
All 2008 to 2013 update courses require sitting for a proctored exam.

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