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FHBA Certified Ratings Program

FHBA

The Certified Ratings Program, sponsored by the Florida Home Builders Association (FHBA), provides certified energy ratings certificates for new single-family homes, energy rating certificates for homes that are already built, and certified Water Star™ and Water Efficiency Rating System (WERS) rating certificates for buildings. Single-family home builders can directly support their industry when they order independent energy ratings based on Florida’s Energy Code or above Code.

Our trusted partners, UL (Underwriters Laboratories) and Intertek, provide world class third-party quality assurance. Participants can choose to work with one or both of these internationally recognized leaders in the industry. Building departments around the state and country already receive millions of certification and evaluation reports from UL and Intertek to prove compliance. The Program makes energy ratings and energy code compliance easy for the builder, energy inspector and the building department.

Make our Program yours. We operate in Florida, but there is demand in other states for similar services. Whether it’s certified code calculations, a certified blower door test, an Energy Rating Index (ERI) rating or a standalone validated energy inspection, your state HBA too could have our trusted partners provide certificates. If you are interested in a Program for your state, please Contact Us

Home Certification

The FHBA Certified Ratings Program is fully functional and we are now offering certified certificates! Builders: To get startedplease Contact Us

Inspectors & Raters

If you are an inspector, rater, or inspection agency wishing to offer the Certified Ratings Program to your clients, you can now do that! The certified certificates are now available to Accredited Inspectors/Agencies. To get started, please click here

Questions about the Program?

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 FAQs

The FHBA Program accepts inspection agencies and individual inspectors accredited or managing their inspection programs to ISO/IEC 17020:2012 with the proper scope as well as agencies that are IAS Accredited Inspection Agencies with the proper scope. The FHBA Program may also accept BPI Certified Professionals, BPI Raters, certified ICC Residential Energy Inspectors/Plans Examiners, recognized RESNET or FSEC Raters in good standing and FS 468 or 489 license holders for the appropriate scope.