Becoming an Energy Advisor

Learn more about what it's like to be an Energy Advisor with these two interactive presentations.

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Energy Auditor Overview

What's an Energy Advisor?

Here's why becoming an Energy Advisor is a good career choice

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Energy Auditor Overview

Energy Advisor Training Process

Here's what Blue House Training offers

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Is a Role as an Energy Advisor right for you?

Now that you know more about what's involved in becoming an Energy Advisor, here's a quick 15 question self-assessment to help you determine whether EA work is a good fit for you.

15 question self-assessment »

Activities & Learner Types

Blue House Training Solutions that meet all needs

There are three primary learning types:

  1. Visual (seeing and reading)
  2. Auditory (listening)
  3. Kinesthetic (doing)

Everybody has a mix of these learning styles, with one usually being dominant.

Blue House Energy online training is built to support all three styles:

  • Read a study guide
  • Watch animations and videos
  • Listen to a voice over
  • Do interactive exercises

Do you know what your primary learning style is?

Take this quick 30-question assessment to find out!

30-question assessment »

How to Become an Energy Advisor

To become an Energy Advisor, you need to demonstrate competency in several areas before you're ready for licensing with a Service Organization.

There are two key milestones to reach on your way to getting licensed:

  1. You need to be able to pass the Foundation Exam
  2. You need to pass the Energy Advisor Exam

Depending on your background and experience, this can take a lot of effort!

After you have passed the exams, you need to be affiliated with a Service Organization to become licensed.

Energy Advisor  Training & Mentoring

Blue House Energy's online Foundation Training and Energy Advisor Mentoring Program looks like this

Step 1: Pass the Foundation Exam
Energy Advisor Online Foundation Training

1 Program, 5 Courses

  • Construction Math
  • Construction Tech
  • Construction Safety
  • High Performance Housing
  • Plans Reading

60 to 80 hours effort

  • 8 to 12 hours
  • 18 to 20 hours
  • 6 to 12 hours
  • 16 to 20 hours


  • 10 to 12 hours

Track Options

  • Self-directed
  • 6 week program
  • 12 week program

12 months access to all course materials and resources

Step 2: Pass the Energy Advisor Exam
Energy Advisor Mentor Program

Program includes:

  • 8 Online Modules
  • Quizzes & Practice Exams
  • 4 Hot2000 Practice Files
  • 8 hours online mentoring
  • 2 days of field training

40 to 60 hours effort

  • 16 to 24 hours Course, Review, Quizzes, Mentoring
  • 12 to 20 hours on Hot2000 Practice Files
  • 16 hours of field training

One-on-One Mentoring At Your Pace

  • 6 to 12 weeks
  • Book field training days to suit your schedule

12 months access to all course materials and resources

Is face to face training a better fit for you?

Download this guide and check out some resources for instructor-led trainings.

Instructor-Led Training Resources file_download

Ready to Get Started?

To be eligible for the Energy Advisor Mentoring Program, you need to have successfully passed the Foundation Exam.

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I have passed, or am working towards passing the Foundation Exam

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