International Association of Certified Home Inspectors and Home Energy Team Training for the Department of Energy Home Energy Score Program

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In response to the Department of Energy and Vice President Biden’s Home Energy Score program aimed at helping consumers save energy and money InterNACHI has chosen Home Energy Team Institute to preferred training company for their inspectors to be qualified to perform the Home Energy Score Surveys. Starting as a pilot program, the Home Energy Score will focus on specific parts of the country then spread to include the entire country in mid 2011.

In response to the Department of Energy and Vice President Biden’s Home Energy Score program aimed at helping consumers save energy and money InterNACHI has chosen Home Energy Team Institute to preferred training company for their inspectors to be qualified to perform the Home Energy Score Surveys. Starting as a pilot program, the Home Energy Score will focus on specific parts of the country then spread to include the entire country in mid 2011.

This program is designed not only to help homeowners save money, but also expected to provide more work and new jobs for existing home inspectors. The survey is a one-hour home survey, preformed by trained and certified RESNET or BPI professional using government software developed jointly by the DOE and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Once the survey is complete the home is given a rating, somewhere between 1 and 10, and also rated compared to other homes in the area. Finally, the report provides cost-effective recommendations specifically designed for each homeowner; these recommendations in turn can lead to more work for the inspectors or other EnergySmart or BPI contractors in the local area.

The International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI) is the world's most elite, non-profit inspection association. The home buying clients enjoy the professionalism only InterNACHI Certified Inspectors can provide. Their inspectors have all successfully passed InterNACHI's Inspector Examination, taken a Standards of Practice Quiz, completed a Code of Ethics Course, adhere to Standards of Practice, abide by a Code of Ethics, attend required continuing education courses, and are InterNACHI Certified.

Home Energy Team Institute is an accredited RESNET Home Energy Survey Professional provider and the premier training company for all certified home energy professional, offering courses from both RESNET and BPI. To perform the Home Energy Score Survey you must be trained as a RESNET or BPI auditor and there is no better company for your training than the Home Energy Team Institute. The online course makes it easy to be trained at home or at work, the HESP 16 hour course is completely online and self paced. Home Energy Team courses are guaranteed, if you don’t pass the exam you make retake the course until you do. Each course is designed and taught by Dallas Jones, President of the Home Energy Team Institute. With over 20 years of experience in the field of training and development and over 6000 hours of classroom teaching experience. He holds certifications from RESNET as HERS Rater and BPI as both a Building Analyst and Building Envelope Specialist there is really no better choice when it comes home energy audit training.

InterNACHI understands the monetary implications that the Home Score Program can offer their inspectors and they know that all their inspectors should have the necessary training and certifications in order to complete these surveys in 2011. InterNACHI inspectors will be taking the Home Energy Survey Professional course provided by Home Energy Team Institute to be certified for the program. Home Energy Team also will offer them the opportunity to become BPI certified as well as certified as an EnergySmart Contractor. When it comes to training home inspectors the team to look for training is Home Energy Team. http://www.homeenergyteaminstitute.com/internachi

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