Rating Provider Accreditation Application

The Rating Provider Accreditation Application review process follows Section 910 of RESNET Standards, and will not begin until the application fee has been received.

In accordance with Chapter Nine of RESNET Standards, Staff will review the complete application and shall do one of the following:

  • Request additional information,
  • Recommend approval,
  • Recommend denial.

Applications are approved by the RESNET Accreditation Committee.


Part One: Applicant Information

The legal name and full address of an accredited Rating Provider will appear on the National Registry of Accredited Rating Providers. You may only apply to states in which you will be able to provide for Raters upon accreditation. Additional states can be added at which time you become able to service them.

*Required Fields
Applicant Information
State(s) Applied To: *

Organization Name: *
Organization Mailing Address
Country: *
Address: *
City: *
State/Province: *
Zip/Postal Code: *
Primary Contact (will receive all correspondence from RESNET and be listed in directory)
Name: *
Phone Number: *
Fax Number:
Email Address: *
Primary Contact Mailing Address Same as Above
Country: *
Address: *
City: *
State/Province: *
Zip/Postal Code: *


Part Two: Program Application

Please complete each item in accordance with the requirements of current RESNET Standards as of the date of the application. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. When the initial qualifications are verified, an interview will be conducted prior to approval of the application.


1. Experience in Rating Industry
One of the principals or administrators in the organization must have 3 years of experience as a RESNET Quality Assurance Designee (QAD) or 5 years of experience managing a rating program.

Please provide the resume(s) of staff member(s) showing their experience in the rating industry. Add files then click "Start Upload".

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2. Rater, RFI and HERS Modeler Agreement
Attach a copy of your Rater, RFI and HERS Modeler Agreement that includes all of the requirements in Chapter One of the RESNET Standards

Rater, RFI and HERS Modeler Agreement


3. Rating Software
RESNET Standards require that all Rating Providers use RESNET-accredited Rating Software Programs. In addition, the provider must use the current versions of those software. Accredited software programs and the approved versions are posted on the National Registry of Accredited Rating Software Programs. Name the software program(s) and version(s) that you will use.


4. Written Rating Provider Policies and Procedures
Please attach your Rating Provider internal policy and procedures documents that meet all of the requirements of Chapter One of RESNET Standards, including Rater, RFI, HERS Modeler certification and recertification, and your site data collection manual.

Rating Provider Policies and Procedures


5. Primary Quality Assurance Designee
Attach a signed letter of intent or signed formal agreement with your intended Primary Quality Assurance Designee as well as any additional QADs you will be using for conducting quality assurance. Add files then click "Start Upload".

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6. Written Quality Assurance Process
Attach your Written Quality Assurance Process as required by Chapter One of RESNET Standards, and which at a minimum meets the requirements of Chapter Nine of RESNET Standards.

Written Quality Assurance Process


Part Three: Past Record of Performance

Has anyone associated with your organization or anyone associated with your company, including principals and Quality Assurance Designees ever had an accreditation or certification revoked for violations of the RESNET Standards (including RESNET’s Quality Assurance Standards) or any other violations of RESNET's policies or procedures? If yes, please explain and submit documentation regarding the outcome of the violation(s). *


Part Four: Application Certification

By checking this box, I affirm that the information on this application is complete and accurate, and that I understand and agree to adhere to all requirements of accreditation, Provider Quality Assurance, and RESNET Quality Assurance and Disciplinary Action described in the RESNET Standards. I also understand my right to appeal and the appeal process in cases of denial of application or RESNET Disciplinary Action as described in Chapter Nine of the RESNET Standards.


Part Five: Payment

The minimum annual fee for accreditation as a Rating Provider is $1,750. There is a non-refundable application fee of $500. If the application for accreditation is approved, the $500 application fee will be credited to the accreditation fee. You may view the full RESNET Provider Accreditation Fee Structure.

Upon approval, a Rating Provider will not be formally accredited and listed on the Registry of Accredited Rating Providers until the balance of the annual accreditation fee ($1,250) is received by RESNET.

Billing Address
Enter address exactly as it appears on your billing statement
Country: *
Address: *
City: *
State/Province: *
Postal Code: *
Payment Details
Credit Card Type: *
First Name on Card: *
Last Name on Card: *
Credit Card Number: *
Expiration Date: *
Security Code: *

If you have questions, please email Laurel at laurel@resnet.us.