Top Residential Energy Auditor Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Residential Energy Auditor. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Residential Energy Auditor resumes they appeared on. For example, 41.1% of Residential Energy Auditor resumes contained Blower Door as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Residential Energy Auditor actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Residential Energy Auditor resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Blower Door

high Demand
Here's how Blower Door is used in Residential Energy Auditor jobs:
  • Perform blower door test, infrared photography, duct inspection and testing,combustion appliance testing.
  • Lead Technician Project Manager Healthy Homes Minneapolis Duct Blaster /Blower Door LED and Compact Lighting Exchange
  • Perform residential energy audits through use of a blower door.
  • Home insulation inspections, blower door, and duct blaster
  • Use various equipment, blower doors, duct blaster, drills, ladders etc.
  • Evaluate the home energy performance with the use of an infrared camera, blower door and combustion analyzer.

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2. Hvac

high Demand
Here's how Hvac is used in Residential Energy Auditor jobs:
  • Monitored and troubleshot HVAC equipment for individual rooms and entire building.
  • Assess HVAC system efficiency through diagnostic testing of ductwork and combustion appliances.
  • Performed calculations to determine HVAC system sizing, combustion air and attic ventilation requirements.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on residential HVAC equipment.
  • Conducted energy audits, recommended energy-efficient lighting and HVAC measures, and wrote audit reports for school districts and universities.
  • Calculated heat gain/loss of planned and existing structures and evaluated blueprints for proper HVAC sizing and design.

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3. Conservation Measures

average Demand
Here's how Conservation Measures is used in Residential Energy Auditor jobs:
  • Provided customer education on energy conservation measures, smart energy demand, energy efficiency, and building management.
  • Completed Combustion analysis, blower door testing, usage of thermal imaging camera to identify and recommend Energy Conservation Measures.
  • Completed whole house assessments to identify cost effective energy conservation measures.-Provided assessment results to home-owner's recommending energy saving tips.
  • Conduct audits of residential, commercial or industrial facilities to identify energy conservation measures and their associated savings potential.
  • Recorded and reported all data in written and computerized formats to determine cost effectiveness of conservation measures.
  • Evaluate energy conservation measures and propose cost-effective projects which results in energy and water savings.

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4. Building Envelope

average Demand
Here's how Building Envelope is used in Residential Energy Auditor jobs:
  • Performed weatherization work defining building envelopes improving savings and comfort.
  • Perform pressurized diagnostic testing procedures to assess the integrity of building envelopes and duct systems for leakage and outside air infiltration.
  • Obtain building envelope measurements, combustion appliance analysis, and air exchange rates.
  • Seal building envelope using weather-stripping, foam, rigid board and mineral wool.
  • Inspected or evaluated building envelopes, mechanical systems, electrical systems, or processsystems to determine the energy consumption.
  • Tested Duct Leakage and Building Envelope Leakage of over 750 newly constructed homes for certification as Energy Star Homes.

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5. Osha

low Demand
Here's how Osha is used in Residential Energy Auditor jobs:
  • Certified, OSHA Certified, Advanced Blower Door Certified.
  • home improvement, energy auditor, carpenter, hers rater, 30 hours OSHA training, 5 years of experience

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6. CFL

low Demand
Here's how CFL is used in Residential Energy Auditor jobs:
  • Exchanged incandescent and CFL light bulbs for LED light bulbs to bring up the efficiency in the home.
  • Direct install CFL light bulbs, low flow shower heads, and pipe and tank insulation.
  • Installed energy saving measures: CFL bulbs, aerators for faucets/sinks.
  • Installed CFL bulbs in customer's homes.
  • Saved clients' money by changing out inefficient lightbulbs with efficient CFL's.
  • Changed incandescent light bulbs to CFLs.

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7. Audit Procedures

low Demand
Here's how Audit Procedures is used in Residential Energy Auditor jobs:
  • Developed playbooks and enhanced audit procedures for Walmart's profit recovery program.

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7 Most Common Skill for a Residential Energy Auditor

Blower Door41.1%
Hvac17.9%
Conservation Measures12.5%
Building Envelope10.7%
Osha7.1%
CFL5.4%
Audit Procedures5.4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Residential Energy Auditor

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Blower Door
Blower Door
41.1%
41.1%
2
2
Hvac
Hvac
17.9%
17.9%
3
3
Conservation Measures
Conservation Measures
12.5%
12.5%
4
4
Building Envelope
Building Envelope
10.7%
10.7%
5
5
Osha
Osha
7.1%
7.1%
6
6
CFL
CFL
5.4%
5.4%
7
7
Audit Procedures
Audit Procedures
5.4%
5.4%

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