Become a HERS Rater with the NEHERS Alliance!

Early Bird Discount: Register by April 17, 2018 and get $200 off! 

The Alliance is pleased to offer high quality HERS rater training classes in the Northeast, approximately 2-3 times per year. We offer a comprehensive training package that includes everything a student needs to be fully prepared to become a HERS rater. Our hybrid HERS rater training classes have an online component, which includes all of the building science theory, and a classroom component, which includes all of the hands-on practical training and testing that is necessary to become a rater. HERS rater training is the first step towards rater certification. To learn more about the requirements for certification, click here. Both online and classroom components are required for certification.
This course has been approved by the Massachusetts Workforce Training Fund, which has funds available for employee training. Please visit our website for details about how to apply.
Online Component:
May 14-25, 2018 - Weekdays 9am-12pm  (and two afternoons 1-4pm)

5-Day Classroom/Field Component:
June 4-8, 2018 -  Weekdays 8:30am-5pm - Berlin, CT

Training Fee is $2595 (Get $200 off if you register by April 17th!) and includes: the combined online and classroom components; all four RESNET Exam Fees- including the new Practical Simulation Exam ($550 total value); a brand new module to prepare students to take the Practical Simulation Exam; the Northeast HERS Training and Reference Manual ($100 value); a one-year Associate Membership in the Alliance ($50 value); 36 hours of online study (approved for 36 hrs of BPI CEUs); 5 days of classroom/field study; a thorough review of basic energy concepts; field experience with blower door testing and duct blasting; two of the five Probationary Ratings overseen by a  RESNET certified Candidate Field Assessor required by RESNET; and training on the latest version of rating software. Both online and classroom components are required for rater certification. Final registration deadline is May 1, 2018. For more information contact Betsy Ames at or call/text 978-633-3013 or register online at Follow us on Facebook! Follow us on Linked In!