EnergySmart Contractor/Builder training is designed to help contractors and builders acquire the knowledge and training to complete energy efficient retrofits and building projects in a safe and efficient manner. This 8-hour course is preparation for an exam that will be administered by RESNET for the EnergySmart Contractor designation. Training Objectives: Once you’ve successfully completed this course, you will be able to: State the purpose of the EnergySmart Contractor, and explain where this role fits in the larger process of energy efficiency remodeling. Explain the importance of treating the house as a system of interactive parts. Define the purpose of energy auditing, being able to communicate this to customers. List at least 5 typical energy efficiency home improvements and prioritize them. Describe the process required to create a work scope of improvements. The training will be conducted by Ethan MacCormick and Emelie Cuppernell, Performance Systems Development. This training will only offered to 2013 RESNET Conference attendees. To register click on 2013 RESNET Conference There is a registration fee for this pre-conference training. Click on http://psdconsulting.com/th_event/energysmart-contractor-training-2013-resnet-pre-conference-session/ to register for the training. The 2013.RESNET Building Performance Conference is a not-to-miss event.