Certification Pathways

FSEC Blower Door Tester
FSEC Duct Tester
RESNET Rating Field Inspector
FSEC Residential Energy Modeler
RESNET HERS Energy Modeler
FSEC Energy Auditor
RESNET HERS Rater
TOTAL COSTS $349 $249 $474 $397 $646 $1,445 $3,864
Fees
Annual Certification Fee $50 $50 $50 $50 $50 $50 $100
RESNET One-Time Application Fee * $50 $50
Modeling Courses To Be Taken In Order Location Cost
Building Geometry for Energy Modeling Online $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Building Science for Energy Modeling Online $99 $99 $99 $99 $99
From Blueprints to Code Compliance Online $99 $99 $99 $99
EnergyGauge Pro Hands-On Online $99 $99 $99 $99
Entering Whole House Mech Vent in EnergyGauge Online $0 $0 $0 $0
FSEC Residential Energy Modeler Exam Online $50 $50 $50 $50
Introduction to HERS Online $99 $99 $99
EnergyGauge Practice Home: Cold Climate Online $0 $0 $0
RESNET HERS Modeler Exam Proctored $50 $50 $50
First HERS Probationary Modeler File Online $50 $50 $50
Second HERS Probationary Modeler File Online $50 $50 $50
Diagnostic Courses To Be Taken In Order Location Cost
Residential Building Air Leakage (Blower Door) FSEC $299 $299 $299 $299
Residential Building Duct Testing FSEC $199 $199 $199 $199
Measurement of Mechanical Ventilation FSEC $199 $199 $199
Residential Energy Auditor FSEC $599 $599 $599
HERS Energy Rater FSEC $999 $999
RESNET Rater Simulation Practical * FSEC $199 $199
RESCaz – Combustion Simulation * FSEC $199 $199 $199
Rater Standard Exam * FSEC $125 $125
FSEC Probationary Rating (2 at $175 each) Field TBD $175 $350
RESNET Field Assessment Field TBD $175 $175
TOTAL COSTS $349 $249 $474 $397 $696 $1,445 $3,864
OPTIONAL Training Location Cost
RESNET HVAC Quality Inspection Training FSEC $329 $329 $329
ENERGY STAR Single Family FSEC $500 $500 $500
ENERGY STAR Multifamily New Construction FSEC $500 $500 $500
* Paid Direct to RESNET

Certification Descriptions

FSEC Blower Door Tester $349

Certified by FSEC to perform RESNET Standard Blower Door Tests on residences using site performance test data.

FSEC Duct Tester $249

Certified by FSEC to perform RESNET standard Duct Leakage Tests on residences using site performance test data.

RESNET Rating Field Inspector $474

Certified by FSEC to collect RESNET Standard field data for ratings and to perform ANSI/RESNET/ICC – 380 Blower Door and Duct Tests on residences.

FSEC Residential Energy Modeler $397

Certified by FSEC to perform residential modeling using EnergyGauge software.

RESNET HERS Energy Modeler $546

Certified to model from plans and field supplied input a Home Energy Rating index in Energy Gauge software, but not a registered rating.

FSEC Energy Auditor $1,445

Trained by FSEC to conduct residential energy audits and house and duct air leakage diagnostic testing and measuring whole house mechanical ventilation airflow.

RESNET HERS Rater $3,764

Certified by FSEC to perform RESNET HERS Ratings according to the current RESNET Standards which includes the ANSI/RESNET/ICC – 380 and ANSI/RESNET/ICC – 301. Can employ RESNET Rating Field Inspector to collect rating data for ratings.