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
  • 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.

Tags: HERS, Job, Rater, hiring

Views: 161


  • Add Videos
  • View All


Latest Activity

Benny hani replied to Benny hani's discussion Manual J online
"Thanks Bob"
22 hours ago
Benny hani replied to Benny hani's discussion Manual J online
"Thank you Isaac"
22 hours ago
Bob Blanchette commented on Amber Vignieri's blog post Even with Polar Vortex, Hourly Pricing Participants Saved
"Looks like the days of paying a fixed amount per KWh are rapidly coming to an end. Many utilities…"
23 hours ago
Bob Blanchette replied to Benny hani's discussion Manual J online
"Be sure the size that you ACCURATELY calculate actually gets installed. Often…"
Bob Blanchette replied to Sean Lintow Sr's discussion Water Saver or Gimmick? in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"The problem is these devices NEVER pay for themselves. Water is cheap, about $3 per 1,000 gallons…"
Bud Poll replied to Rob Madden's discussion Blower Door Testing on Energy Star v3 home
"Where was the blower set up, front door, other?  Was if located in an unobstructed area, not a…"
David N. Armington liked John Poole's discussion Two Part Epoxy and Repair of Structural Wood
David N. Armington joined John Poole's group

Historic Home

Historic and vintage homes are significant to our cultural heritage, yet often lack energy…See More

© 2016   Created by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service