Populus in Boulder CO is Hiring an Experienced HERS Rater / Energy Consultant

Populus is a growing sustainability consulting firm based in Boulder, CO, www.wearepopulus.com.  We have an immediate need for an experienced, knowledgeable, and personable HERS Rater / energy consultant.  As a member of the Populus Applied Building Science division, a successful candidate will consult to builders, developers, owners, and architects regarding cost-effective strategies for compliance with local green building codes (arguably the most stringent in the nation) as well as LEED-H, ENERGY STAR, Passive House, etc. for single-family and multi-family buildings.  As local codes requires HERS Indices as low as 10 for new construction and remodel projects, a deep understanding of low energy envelope and mechanical system design and renewable energy integration is a must.  Further, this type of design requires a firm grasp of proper detailing for vapor and infiltration issues. 

The following skills and certifications are desired, but not required.

  • 3+ years experience as a HERS Rater (REM/Rate preferred) including from-plans energy modeling, performance analysis, inspection/diagnostics, and code consulting
  • RESNET QAD
  • LEED Green Rater qualifications and experience
  • ENERGY STAR v.3 certification and experience
  • High level of familiarity with IECC and IRC
  • BPI Building Analyst
  • Manual J / D, radiant design, etc. (Wrightsoft preferred)
  • MS Excel wizard

All applications must include a cover letter.  References will be required prior to hiring.


Compensation based on experience - benefits provided.

Send resumes and cover letters to david@popboulder.com.



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