RESNET Extends Practical Simulation Exam Deadline

Due to technical and software issues effecting the training and exams, RESNET and Interplay have made upgrades to the Practical Simulation Training Portal. To allow for these issues, RESNET has extended the due date for the Practical Simulation to 2/1/18. Certified Raters will need to complete the exam by 1/31/18 to maintain HERS Certification.


According to RESNET Standards, as of July 1, 2016, HERS Rater Candidates are now required to pass the RESNET HERS Practical Simulation Test to earn their certification.

Certified HERS Raters must to pass the RESNET HERS Practical Simulation Test by February 1, 2018 to maintain their certification. Existing Certified HERS Raters will earn a total of 10 RESNET Professional Development credits for fulfilling this requirement.

The RESNET HERS Practical Simulation exam consists of two distinct house types. Candidates must correctly demonstrate their knowledge of field testing these two homes at a minimum score of 80% on each house. The interactive software is similar to that used for the CAZ simulation training.

All technical support questions regarding Interplay’s simulation software shall be submitted directly to:

BER now offers RESNET HERS Practical Simulation Training. For more information, click here.

While BER feels confident that you will be able to navigate the system with technical support offered by Interplay, BER staff are available to assist you if needed. Once you have completed the exam, please upload a copy of your results to the Document tab of your BER Portal profile..

If you have completed the RESNET HERS Practical Simulation Training and wish to schedule your final exam, click here.