Certified Home Energy Rater/Assessor/Home Inspector
Alternate Title: Building Energy Consultant, Building Performance Consultant, Building Performance Specialist, Energy Auditor, Energy Consultant, Home Performance Consultant, Residential Energy Auditor
Certified Home Energy Rater/Assessor/Home Inspector

Certified Home Energy Raters/Assessors/Home Inspectors collects and analyzes building data and tests building functions to determine the energy performance/rating, safety, and durability of a home.

A Certified Home Energy Rater/Assessor/Home Inspector uses their expertise in construction, building systems such as electrical and HVAC, and energy conservation to identify ways a business or home can improve their energy consumption. They investigate ways a building may be using more energy than necessary and craft detailed reports on opportunities for improvement. This can save businesses and people a lot of money.

The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that individuals can save 5%-30% on their energy bill by making the upgrades recommended from an energy audit. Certified Home Energy Raters/Assessors/Home Inspectors may recommend additional or new energy-saving systems that have an initial cost to the buyer but the future cost reduction in energy usage makes it a worthy investment.

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