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This two day course has been designed for those who either wish to use the Homestar tool for design purposes or to certify homes with a Homestar rating. The course focuses on teaching an in-depth understanding of the categories and credits, the key principles behind the tool and how to accurately assess a home against the certified Homestar rating tool. The Homestar Assessor qualification enables you to produce Homestar certified assessments for your design or for your clients to validate the environmental attributes of the dwelling.
This course is targeted at those who wish to conduct Homestar Assessments of stand-alone or attached residential buildings. An understanding of current building code and practices as well as a familiarity with architectural drawings and specifications is recommended.
The two day Homestar Assessor course focuses on teaching an in-depth understanding of the theory and application of the certified Homestar rating tool, mastery of conducting an environmental assessment of residential stand-alone and attached homes, as well as the processes involved in acquiring and collating appropriate documentation, managing and producing a Homestar Design Rating and Certified Assessment.
After the course:
A series of assessments need to be completed in order to achieve qualification as a Homestar Assessor. They will require additional time investment beyond attending the course and must be completed within the specified time-frames. As such, please ensure that you have sufficient time to complete the following: