Demand is growing by energy code and building code officials to have certified home energy raters perform energy code inspections and verifications. It is easier to have HERS* raters perform energy inspections as needed than it is to staff up for increased housing starts and then having to lay off staff as demand for inspections goes down.

The infographic from helps explain how home energy raters can help building and energy code departments test and verify if the new or existing housing unit meets the current code(s). 

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