Energy Auditor

Building Energy Consultant, Building Performance Consultant, Building Performance Specialist   More Names
Certified Energy Manager, Commercial Energy Auditor, Commercial Energy Rater, Energy Analyst, Energy Audit Advisor, Energy Auditor, Energy Conservation Representative, Energy Conservation Technician, Energy Consultant, Energy Control Officer, Energy Rater, Home Energy Auditor, Home Energy Inspector, Home Energy Rater, Home Performance Consultant, Quality Assurance Supervisor, Residential Energy Auditor, Resource Conservation Manager, Resource Efficiency Manager
Description

Identify and prioritize energy saving measures. Prepare audit reports containing energy analysis results or recommendations for energy cost savings. Collect and analyze field data related to energy usage. Inspect or evaluate building envelopes, mechanical systems, electrical systems, or process systems to determine the energy consumption of each system. Perform tests such as blower-door tests to locate air leaks. One more sentence. 

Educate customers on energy efficiency or answer questions on topics such as the costs of running household appliances or the selection of energy efficient appliances. Calculate potential for energy savings. Prepare job specification sheets for home energy improvements, such as attic insulation, window retrofits, or heating system upgrades. Recommend energy efficient technologies or alternate energy sources. Quantify energy consumption to establish baselines for energy use or need.

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Job Growth and Wages
Percent Job Growth:  
5% - Slower than average
Typical Wages (National):  
Annual: $51,480 - $92,080    Hourly: $25 - $44
Physical/Medical/Health Requirements

Frequently must get into awkward positions to reach cramped work spaces. Work both indoors and outdoors when performing audits. Are often exposed to hot or cold temperatures, depending on the weather. Are sometimes exposed to extremely bright sunlight when working outdoors. May sometimes wear protective or safety gear, such as hard hats, when performing an audit.

Are sometimes exposed to contaminants. Occasionally are exposed to high places, such as atop scaffolding, during an audit. Typically work in environments where they must test heating and air conditioning. Therefore, temperatures fluctuate. Often travel to work sites in a car, truck, or van.

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Career Snapshot

Typical Education:

Bachelor's Degree (High School + 4 or more Years)
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Percent Job Growth:

5% - Slower than average
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Typical Wages:

Annual: $51,480 - $92,080

Hourly: $25 - $44