The HERS Associate Course

May 28, 2020

The HERS Associate Course – Now Online!


Thursdays, June 4 – July 2nd

2:00 pm CST


This popular classroom training is now a FREE five-part online course via Zoom

Mike Barcik

Southface Institute


This course introduces the HERS Index and explores how it’s used to comply with the building code. Basic building science principles will be covered and how they relate to the Performance Path option in the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). Explore the HERS Index rating system as a tool used to successfully design and build houses that comply with building code requirements. Learn guiding principles used by HERS Raters to rate a home and produce a HERS Index Score. Review energy rating software and how manipulating construction assemblies effects the HERS Score. 


Register for each module here:


·     June 4: It All Begins with Building Science

·     June 11: Cracking the Building Energy Code

·     June 18: Demystifying Energy Modeling

·     June 25: Healthy Homes Matter – Understanding IAQ & Ventilation

·     July 2: An Industry That Puts It All Together: The World of HERS Raters



This professional development course delivers practical and applicable information ideal for realtors, designers, architects, new home salespeople, manufacturing representatives, sustainability students, and anyone working for a rating firm, home builder, or residential trade contractor.


Course Information

Participate in all 5 modules, take and pass the test at the end, and earn the HERS Associate Designation!*


*A $39 fee applies for the Designation and all CEUs (pending).

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