Energy Efficiency Auditor

Energy Efficiency Auditors educate home or commercial premises owners on energy efficiency and promotes the completion of energy efficiency improvements to home owners. They are also responsible for thorough and accurate audits in accordance with program energy efficiency standards and client requirements.

Personal requirements of a Energy Efficiency Auditor may include:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Problem solving
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Willingness to travel

Energy Efficiency Auditors may complete the following tasks:

  • Conduct home energy audits in residential homes or commercial premises
  • Conduct combustion safety testing, blower door testing and infrared scanning to evaluate existing conditions and report recommendations for energy efficiency improvements
  • Determine existing insulation levels in walls and ceilings
  • Conduct visual checks of age and condition of HVAC and DHW equipment
  • Install thermostats and water conservation devices at no cost to the customer as defined by program
  • Complete a detailed and accurate data collection form to generate list of recommended retrofits
  • Create detailed recommendations for air sealing, insulation and heating system replacement needs
  • Generate computerised report for the customer
  • Track and enter all required program data in an accurate and timely manner on program forms and in audit software application
  • Provide proper and timely reporting of program progress
  • Interact with homeowners and tenants, answering questions regarding energy efficiency and recommend next steps
  • Promote energy saving measures recommended based on the home energy audit
  • Explain incentives for energy efficiency improvements that may be available

This occupation requires a Plumbing qualification/licence in order to fulfil the role. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.