Introduction to HOT2000 Energy Modelling – CHBA-BC


4 Interest-Free payments of only $98.75
Only available for payment in CAD


The course covers all the competency guidelines for HOT2000 in the NRCan Energy Advisor (HOUSE) Exam.

We recommend you allow 4 to 6 weeks to cover all of the instruction and assignments


  • Session 1: Introduction
  • Session 2: Modelling the Above Grade Envelope
  • Session 3: Modelling Foundations
  • Session 4: Using Code Editors
  • Session 5: Modelling Mechanicals
  • Session 6: Reporting and Review

Note: This course doesn't go into data collection, how to ensuer code compliance for new construction, or what upgrade recommendations to make to existing houses.

This course Includes

  • Access to on-demand course materials
  • BHE study guide
  • Stand-along navigation videos for reference
  • Four practice house files with detailed instruction
  • How-to videos for using Sketchup
  • How-to videos for modelling cold climate heat pumps
  • Links to key NRCan Resources
  • Technical Support and access to BHE Program Coordinator

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Skill Level:

Allow for 4 to 6 Weeks

Start Date:
Upon Registration

24 – 40 Hours

Important Details

  • There is no live training with this package. We have made it easier for you to fit HOT2000 into your schedule by recording one of our instructors and by providing a wider range of support materials including stand-alone navigational videos on the Vimeo platform that you can reference aas you need without being logged into our learning platform.

  • This course takes 24 – 40 hours to complete (including class time, review and tests)

  • There is a Final Test (practice for Energy Advisor (House) Exam) consisting of 100 questions

  • A grade of at least 70% is required to pass the Final Test

  • Like all BHE courses, you have access for 12 months

  • The course is best viewed on a laptop or desktop. It works on tablets, but it’s really hard to see all the detail on a phone!

  • Sales within Canada are subject to GST/HST.

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This course is self-directed. We recommend you allow yourself 4 – 6 weeks to complete it.

Here is our suggested schedule:

Week 1: Introduction, exercises from the study guide, and Practice House 1

Week 2: Modelling Above Grade & Modelling Foundations, exercises from the study guide, and Practice House 2

Week 3: Using Code Editors, exercises from the study guide

Week 4: Modelling Mechanicals, exercises from the study guide, and Practice House 3

Week 5: Reporting and Review, exercises from the study guide, and Practice House 4

Week 6: Study and complete the exam

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Disclaimer, Waiver & Indemnification

This Energy Advisor Foundation Exam Preparation package is not a program of study. It is simply one of the training and development activities you may engage in to pass any exams to become an Energy Advisor.

Blue House Energy (BHE) does not make any representations or warranties, or provide any guarantees, regarding your likelihood of passing any exams as an Energy Advisor following your completion of the Energy Advisor Foundation Exam Preparation package.

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