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Degree Plans - Residential Building Performance Technology - Rater Certificate (Archived)


(Level 1 Certificate)

Cedar Valley only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C1.RBPT.RATER

The Rater Certificate prepares students for careers as residential energy conservation code officials, home energy raters, and residential green raters and verifiers. The program uses a systems approach to evaluate and score the health, safety, comfort, durability, environmental quality, and energy efficiency of a home.



RBPT 1300 Fundamentals of Residential Building Science 3
RBPT 1305 Residential Lighting, Appliances, and Plug Loads 3
RBPT 1310 Residential Mechanical Systems 3


RBPT 2320 Residential Energy Conservation Codes 3
RBPT 2325 Energy Rating Systems for Homes 3
RBPT 2315 Green Rating Systems for Homes 3
RBPT 2329 Residential Verification and Rating 3
Minimum Hours Required 21
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