Construction Contractors and Contracts

ORS 701.532
Home energy assessor certification

  • training
  • rules
  • fees


The Construction Contractors Board shall certify an individual as a home energy assessor if the individual meets the requirements of this section and of any rule adopted by the board under this section. A home energy assessor certificate must be renewed annually.


The board shall require that an applicant for a home energy assessor certificate present proof of passing a training program designated by the State Department of Energy under ORS 469.703 (Home energy performance score system).


The board may adopt rules to regulate the practice of assigning home energy performance scores, including:


Prescribing the form and manner of applying for a home energy assessor certificate;


Establishing procedures for the issuance, renewal or revocation of a home energy assessor certificate; and


Establishing fees necessary for the administration of ORS 701.527 (Definitions for ORS 701.527 to 701.536) to 701.536 (Assessor and contractor exemption from testing and continuing education) that do not exceed the following amounts:


$100 for application for a home energy assessor certificate;


$100 for issuance of an initial one-year home energy assessor certificate; and


$100 for renewal of a one-year home energy assessor certificate. [2013 c.383 §5]
Chapter 701

Notes of Decisions

This is a remedial statute made for the protection of the building business and of people dealing with builders who might be irresponsible; it should be read as a whole and liberally construed to accomplish its purpose. Robinson v. Builders Bd., 20 Or App 340, 531 P2d 752 (1975)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Lack of authority for director to appoint executive secretary for board, (1971) Vol 35, p 930; inapplicability of this chapter to business of construction or installation of fences, sidewalks, septic tanks, wells and underground sprinkling systems, (1972) Vol 35, p 1278; mobile home as personal or real property under this chapter, (1972) Vol 36, p 41; application of Homebuilders Law to mobile homes, (1978) Vol 38, p 693


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