Term: Rater

An individual, certified to perform Building Energy Efficiency Ratings for the building type and in the rating Class for which the Rater is certified.

There are three classes of residential Rater certification: Class 3 – requiring the certified capability to complete Ratings based on construction documents; Class 2 – requiring the certified capability to complete Ratings based on site energy audits; and Class 1 – requiring the certified capability to complete Ratings based on site energy audits and performance tests.

Source: Florida Solar Energy Center

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