Workforce Development

Energy Star for Homes v3 Training

The ENERGY STAR for Homes v3 training will cover a range of topics that raters and field inspectors need to know to qualify homes under ENERGY STAR v3, including the ENERGY STAR Reference Design Home, Benchmark Home/Size Adjustment Factor, and the technical details for completing the required ENERGY STAR Inspection Checklists (Thermal Enclosure Rater Checklist, HVAC Quality Installation Contractor and Rater Checklists and Water Management System Builder Checklist). The two-day ENERGY STAR v3 training will count towards RESNET required Professional Development credit and will conclude with the required ENERGY STAR exam for Raters and Field Inspectors.

Dates:  Class dates will be Wednesday & Thursday, May 22nd – May 23rd, 2013, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Major Categories 

  • ENERGY STAR v3 prescriptive and performance path program requirements for new homes
  • How to determine the ENERGY STAR HERS Index Target
  • Learn verification and inspection services for ENERGY STAR v3 projects


This class will be offered to select individuals at no cost (see Scholarship Criteria below). If the class is not filled (20), others may attend the class at a cost of $350.


Southface from Atlanta, Georgia will provide two experienced and highly qualified Energy Star Raters/Instructors.

Complete your information below to register now.  For more information, contact Jerry Adams at 256-306-2642 or email

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Scholarship Criteria

The ACECET grant is written with an emphasis on providing training and financial assistance to the following people:

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Please write in the space below a brief paragraph about why you want to participate in the Renewable Energy Program, specifically in the course you are registering for (mentioned above).  This will be a part of the selection process. 

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