Online HESP Course from Home Energy Team Institute

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Online HESP Course from Home Energy Team Institute

Time: May 1, 2011 to May 31, 2011
Location: Online
Website or Map: http://store.homeenergyteam.c…
Phone: 800-518-1877
Event Type: online, training, ongoing
Organized By: Rachelle Moran
Latest Activity: May 9, 2011

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Event Description

Residents of the State of Maryland, are eligible to get this training for FREE using funds that Maryland has recently received from the American Recovery and Reinvestment  Act of 2009.   Call 800-518-1877 to inquire about these benefits and to find out if you qualify.

 

Includes Everything You Need:

√ Online Course Tuition

√ Residential Energy Textbook

√ Course Study Guide

√ Practice Exam Questions

√ RESNET Exam Fee

√ Annual Provider Certification Fee for first year

 

Brief Course Overview

This 16-hour HESP e-Learning course will prepare you for the RESNET HESP Certification Exam. The course is divided into 10 sessions and covers all the foundational building energy and construction science to begin a career as a home energy professional. A Home Energy Survey Professional (HESP) is qualified to conduct a walk-through assessment of the general energy performance problems and make basic recommendations for improvements or further analysis.

Begin the online course immediately and take up to 45 days to complete. When finished, we will arrange for you to take the HESP Exam with a qualified proctor in your area.

NOTE: This course also serves as the first part (16 of the 34 hours) of the BPI Analyst curriculum and the first 2-days of HERS Rater training.

Topics covered include:

• Minimum Survey inspected features/report requirements

• Basics of heat transfer concepts,

• Building performance testing and Air distribution leakage 

• Definitions, Energy terminology and Energy Units

• Combustion Appliance concerns

• Basics of envelope leakage, thermal bypass and thermal bridging

• Determining envelope insulation, quality and recommended levels

• Determining HVAC, appliance and window/door efficiencies

• Determining shading and building orientation characteristics

• Determining thermal boundaries

• The House as an interactive System

Course Materials

The course materials include the textbook, Residential Energy by Krigger and Dorsi, our bulleted study guide, practice exam questions and the applicable RESNET Standards.

 Who Should Take This Course?

Home inspectors, home repair or construction contractors, those interested in a new career

Prerequisite Requirements

None; some knowledge of residential construction practices is beneficial

Tuition/Exams/Certification Fees

Tuition ($399), Residential Energy textbook ($55), RESNET Exam Fee ($50), RESNET Provider Certification Fee for the First Year ($150) - DISCOUNTED TOTAL of $599.

Home Energy Team Institute Success Guarantee

If you fail to pass your certification exam(s) for any reason, you can retake our course curriculum* at no additional charge until you achieve a passing grade.

Questions or Concerns: Please call us at 1-800-518-1877 

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