Knowledge of all aspects of the housing industry is key to being a successful realtor. The courses below will help realtors take their knowledge to the next level and educate their buyers and sellers.
The Home Energy Score helps homeowners and homebuyers understand how
much energy a home is expected to use and provides suggestions for improving
its energy efficiency. It also allows homeowners to compare the energy performance
of their homes to other homes nationwide.
The Home Energy Score Assessor collects energy information. It rates the home on a scale from 1 to 10. A 10 indicates that the home has excellent energy performance. A score of 1 indicates the home needs extensive energy improvements.
This course will help you successfully challenge the DOE’s Home Energy Score Exam - and provide the skills required to work in the field as a Home Energy Score Qualified Assessor. You will have a fundamental understanding of energy principles, ways to improve a home’s energy efficiency, an understanding of the Home Energy Score Program, and familiarity with the Home Energy Score Software.
Building Science demonstrates how various components of the home interact to
affect the home’s overall performance. Learn how all the systems affect the comfort,
health and safety of the occupants and the durability of the home.
The Real Estate Market is becoming a data driven industry. Buyers and sellers want data to calculate financial payback and properly value energy improvements. Investing in a new HVAC unit, air and duct sealing, and attic insulation will significantly lower utility bills and improve the comfort of the home. The Energy Auditing Software below with help educate your clients on which improvement will be most cost effective. Prices vary depending on test, please call for pricing
This is a two-day course that introduces new users to the functionality of the TREAT.This includes modeling, health and safety tracking, basic utility bill true-up, the creation of improvements, packaging improvements and creating reports.
The course is comprehensive and will cover apartment sampling, energy model calibration, modeling strategies, data entry problem solving, billing analysis, quantifying interactions between systems, predicted energy savings, and calculating SIRs.
OpenStudio models ecosystems to quickly and efficiently generate flexible models for energy analysis.
Managing, deciphering, and tracking data can be a challenge. Whether you need to benchmark buildings, track energy conservation measures, evaluate the effectiveness of a program, measure savings, or generate reports, Compass helps you navigate the data tide.
REM/RateTM is a user-friendly, yet highly sophisticated; residential energy analysis, code compliance and rating software developed specifically for the needs of HERS providers.REM/RateTM software calculates heating, cooling, hot water, lighting, and appliance energy loads, consumption and costs for new and existing single and multi-family home