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Building Efficiency Resources (aka BER) is a RESNET Accredited HERS Rating Provider.

We are proud to offer Rating Provider services to RESNET Certified professionals throughout the United States.

BER was formed on the simple idea to offer first-class customer service, technical support, resources and training to businesses like yours. We exist to help make HERS rating companies and RESNET Certified professionals successful. Nothing more, nothing less.

We understand that choosing a HERS Rating Provider is an important decision for your business. When making this decision, you need to ask yourself...

What can your HERS Rating Provider do for you?

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helping your business grow

Quick Answers

BER clients receive fast, real time answers to technical questions as well as full Ekotrope integration for faster ratings that will save your business time & money. The result is efficient ratings that save time & money.

BER Mission

Our mission is simple: to support the growth and success of energy rating and green building companies by providing industry leading technical, educational and Quality Assurance services.

Your Team

Our staff of over 20 full-time professionals includes 7 QADs & trainers, plus green building, energy code, and program specialists. BER is proud to be an industry thought leader maintaining representatives on the RESNET Board of Directors and ANSI Standards committees.

BER is the industry leader in providing innovative products and services tailored to your business needs:

  • Competitive pricing, providing potential $1000s/year savings over other Providers, with additional discounts for high volume raters.

  • Industry leading customer and technical support from a team of experienced, full-time professionals.

  • Guaranteed customer service with fast rating turnaround times. Standard turnaround time is 1 business day. If your rating does not receive a review within 2 business days, that rating is free.

  • Always local, providing services nationwide with no travel costs to our clients.

  • The BER Rater Portal — our online database for our customers — is the the exclusive rater management tool to integrate Ekotrope software.

  • Ever-expanding suite of innovative business development, professional support, and professional development offerings to help grow your business.

  • Representation for the interests of our clients to RESNET, the EPA ENERGY STAR program, LEED for Homes, PHIUS (Passive House), and other industry organizations.

Help At Any Level Of Training

Are you just learning about becoming a "Certified Home Energy Rater" or are you just looking to complete your provisional ratings? Whatever step in the process of becoming certified you are at - BER is here to help. From training to mentorship, we will ensure that you are confident in utilizing your skills for your Rating business.

Download BER's HERSPro Flyer

Need to download a copy of BER's HERS Provider services?

Download a copy of BER's HERSPro flyer.