The Future, Energy Efficiency

“We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.” - Albert Einstein

MABTEC provides quality assurance, education and assistance on building science and energy efficiency to the energy rating and building communities. We provide training and education in many areas of building science; including HERS Rater training and certification, whole house infiltration testing, duct testing and combustion safety.

MABTEC is an Accredited HERS Rating QA Provider and Training Provider. We can provide the services that a HERS Rater needs to become certified or maintain certification.

We are dedicated in bringing to you, our knowledge and years of expertise in building science and energy efficiency.

Training and Education

MABTEC offers training and education in many aspects of building science and energy efficiency. This includes HERS Certifications, diagnostics, energy efficient programs and other areas.

As an Accredited HERS Training Provider, we offer training in the many areas of RESNET HERS certifications, professional development and other requirements.

MABTEC is an approved NATE Testing Facility able to proctor NATE Certification Exams. We are also an accredited NATE Training Provider.

We offer these educational and training classes at our facility in Ashburn, VA. MABTEC can also offer these classes at your location for groups. If you have specialized needs for education or training for building science, we can possibly customize a class for your needs.

2009 and 2012 IECC Duct Testing and whole house infiltration testing (blower door) training is available. We offer these classes at our facility with options to hold the classes at your location. A certificate will be issued upon successful completion of the class.

HERS Raters or Candidates Looking for a Provider?

As an Accredited HERS Rating QA Provider, MABTEC can offer the support that a Rater needs. If you are a Rater Candidate looking for a Provider, we can offer the services to become certified and the support needed for new Raters. For the Certified Rater looking to change their Provider, we can offer the services needed by the Rater.

Our experienced staff can answer your questions and help solve those difficult problems. Along with our staff, we have a network of building science professionals and educators that can be called upon.

MABTEC is a Provider only, so we are not in competition with our Raters. We do not perform ratings "for hire", but provide any leads to our Raters.

Midwest Residential Energy Conference

The Midwest Residential Energy Conference promotes energy efficient home performance through the education of Building Science principals. The conference objective is to provide continuing education and updates on Building Codes, tax credits and financial incentives, energy efficiency programs and new technologies that benefit or affect the professions of Builders, Remodelers, Realtors, HVAC Contractors, HERS Raters, Building Analysts, Utility program managers and Utility Energy Advisors.

To meet this objective, the general sessions and education tracks feature national and regional speakers, relevant topics and essential CEU's. The Trade Show offers opportunities to showcase new products and services as well as networking and relationship building opportunities.

2015 to be scheduled, Lexington, Kentucky

MABTEC is a Strategic Alliance Partner and is able offer a $100 discount on the conference registration, Please contact us for the discount code.

Commitment to ENERGY STAR

We are proud to provide HERS QA Rating and Training Provider services to Raters that qualify new homes for the ENERGY STAR® label. ENERGY STAR qualified new homes are substantially more energy efficient than homes built to the minimum code requirements. Even in states with more rigorous energy codes, the U.S. EPA ensures that ENERGY STAR remains the symbol for truly energy-efficient performance. These homes are good for businesses, consumers, and the environment. Learn more about ENERGY STAR qualified new homes at

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