Benefits of Membership

BECOME A MEMBER TODAY! IAER Members benefit from a number of exclusive benefits, due to the Association's resouces, our IL DCEO funding, and our reputation within the Midwest industry.

RESNET Rating Provider

IAER Rater Members enjoy a 1-2 week turnaround on HERS Ratings and ENERGY STAR Certifications. Our mentorship program is one of the best in the country, and our new members are assisted on a long-term basis by senior Rater members. The IAER is one of a very few RESNET Providers that performs Quality Assurance on 100% of REM/Rate files, meaning you get reliable feedback, and you're part of a support network.

Advanced Trainings

Members of the Illinois Association of Energy Raters & Home Performance Professionals gain access to advanced trainings and training discounts in specializations, thanks to the Illinois DCEO and their utility partners.  Trainings include:


  • Infrared Thermography
  • Advanced Duct Blaster Techniques
  • Insulation and Air Sealing Demonstrations
  • Materials and Equipment
  • Advanced Combustion
  • Whole Home Ventilation
  • Combustion Testing
  • Air Balancing
  • Advanced Energy Modeling
  • Commercial Building Audits
  • Train-the-Trainer

Support and Online Discussion Forum

The network of professional support available through the IAER is incredibly valuable.  And only IAER Members can post to the online forum, which is a valuable resource for answers in this constantly evolving industry.

Join the free Building Performance Meetup in the Chicago Metro Area for monthly industry meetings: