In response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) and in line with guidance from Kentucky’s Governor, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and our partnering federal agencies, Kentucky Housing Corporation (and REE) is closing its facilities to non-employees until further notice. Therefore, in-seat training classes are suspended until further notice. We appreciate your patience and will announce when the suspension has been lifted.

Residential Energy Efficiency Training Center


Residential Energy Efficiency Training Center


Residential Energy Efficiency Training Center


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Energy Auditor
Quality Control Inspector
Retrofit Installer Technician
Crew Leader

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Facility Location

600 Warsaw Street,
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

Training Courses

Learn Residential Energy Efficiency- IREC multiple trade training

Quality Control Inspector (QCI) Course

In this three-day course, students will learn to assess the work performed against the work plan, understand specifications and standards, perform building and safety diagnostics, record and report findings and concerns, specify corrective actions, communicate effectively with the client, and determine the final pass/fail of the work performed.

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Energy Auditor (EA) Course

This two-week course teaches students to evaluate the energy efficiency, health, and safety of a home and to use diagnostic equipment to identify areas for energy savings.

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Learn Residential Energy Efficiency- IREC Training

Crew Leader (CL) Course

This course is based on a National Renewable Energy Laboratory/U.S. Department of Energy Job Task Analysis (JTA) of the same name. The one-week Crew Leader course is designed to ensure quality through supervision of the installation and performance of weatherization measures defined in each project’s work scope developed during the auditing/estimating process.

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Retrofit Installer Technician (RIT) Course

This one-week course covers residential envelope air sealing, HVAC duct sealing, insulation, windows and doors, mechanical ventilation and roofing upgrades in single-family homes and small multi-family housing.

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Leakage, Envelope & Ducts (LED)

This one-day course teaches the fundamentals of air movement in residential structures and explores how ventilation relates to overall air leakage.

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Learn Residential Energy Efficiency- Building Analyst Course

Building Analyst

This course aligns with the Building Performance Institute (BPI) Building Analyst Professional standards for residential energy auditing. This one week course introduces students to various components of building science, including combustion safety, blower door testing, energy analysis, home performance assessment and effective communication with clients.

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Learn Residential Energy Efficiency- Combustion Appliance Zone Safety

Combustion Appliance Zone Safety (CAZ)

The one-day CAZ training teaches students to diagnose health and safety issues where combustion appliances are in use.

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ASHRAE 62.2 Ventilation Standards

This one-day course introduces students to ventilation using a house-as-a-system approach. Students will gain a basic understanding of building science in addition to ventilation.

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Learn Residential Energy Efficiency- Zonal Pressure Diagnostics Course

Zonal Pressure Diagnostics

This one-day course teaches students techniques to identify envelope pressure boundaries.

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Learn Residential Energy Efficiency- Classroom Setting

NEAT/MHEA Audit Software

In this four-day course, students learn to use Windows-based National Energy Audit Tool (NEAT) and Manufactured Home Energy Audit (MHEA) software.

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Learn Residential Energy Efficiency- Dwelling Needs Evaluator

Dwelling Needs Evaluator

This four-week course prepares students to perform pre- and post-inspection services within Kentucky's DOE-funded Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP).

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Multifamily Quality Control Inspector Course

Multifamily Quality Control Inspector is an advanced course for knowledgeable and experienced residential quality control inspectors. The course covers Multifamily Quality Control requirements and techniques, systems identification and analysis, QC reporting, and QC Planning.

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Learn Residential Energy Efficiency- Introduction to Weatherization course

Introduction to Weatherization

This is an online course designed for incoming employees of the Weatherization Industry to provide introductory knowledge about mold, moisture, asbestos, and the Kentucky Weatherization Field Guide.

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Welcome to REE

Where we build your visions

Kentucky Housing Corporation’s (KHC) Residential Energy Efficiency (REE) Training Center offers an array of training courses for professionals in the building and energy efficiency industries. The 7,200-square-foot training facility is equipped with high-tech classrooms and state-of-the-art training labs to provide students with a high-quality learning environment. SMART technology allows students to participate in the instructional process in the classroom while fully functioning training labs provide students with hands-on application of the techniques learned.

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  • Excellent facility. Hands on equipment, high quality trainers & a relaxing atmosphere.

    Mae C. Smalley

  • Being on the administrative side of the Weatherization Program, the instructor (Troy Gosser) helped guide me through the areas I had no experience with and how it would pertain to my job.

    Marsha Fenwick

    NEAT/MHEA Course
  • This is all new to me, so he (Dewayne Cade – instructor) did a great job of taking his time through it.

    Andrew Jarboe

    ASHRAE Course
  • I had no idea of how to begin a multifamily project before the class. I now understand enough to get us started in the process.

    Charles Childers

    Multifamily QCI Course
  • We broke the air house record!! #1

    Corey Bixler

    RIT Course
  • Helped prepare me for what’s out there in the real workplace.

    Donald Antle

    RIT Course
  • Great training and great instructors

    Darren McQueen