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RESNET Board Establishes HERS Software Consistency Collaborative Modeling Process

April 24th, 2018 - Posted by emma@resnet.us under RESNET News

RESNET Board Takes Action to Enhance the Consistency of How Accredited HERS Software Programs Calculate HERS Index Scores   HERS Software Consistency Collaborative Modeling Process Established A key to ensuring the quality of HERS ratings is to enhance the consistency which the various accredited HERS software programs calculate HERS Index Scores. Too often in the

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Draft PDS-02, BSR/RESNET/ICC 301-2014 Addendum F-201x, Normative Appendix A

April 24th, 2018 - Posted by emma@resnet.us under RESNET News

Proposed Addendum F amends Standard ANSI/RESNET/ANSI 301-2014 to create Normative Appendix A that will provide inspection procedures for the grading and assessment of installed insulation. This amendment provides minimum insulation installation requirements and grading criteria for: insulated sheathing, fibrous batt insulation, blown or sprayed fibrous loose fill insulation, open cell spray polyurethane foam (SPF) insulation

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Hers/Equipment for Sale

April 20th, 2018 - Posted by Yesenia Marroquin under RESNET News

BPI Equipment on Sale Everything for 4000.00 If interested Please email me at yeseniamarroquin77@yahoo.com. H.E.R.S Equipment.jpg (895 KB) This post was submitted by Yesenia Marroquin.

RESNET Releases Standard Interpretation for Fire Sprinkler Head Configuration for Airtightness Testing

April 20th, 2018 - Posted by emma@resnet.us under RESNET News

The RESNET Standard Development Committee (SDC 300), Testing, Calculation and Labeling for Home Energy Ratings approved the interpretation of 380-16-02 Fire Sprinkler Head Configuration for Airtightness Testing on March 22, 2018. The interpretation applies to ANSI/RESNET/ICC 380 2016 and RESNET MINHERS Standards Appendix A. The presence of temporary sprinkler head covers in a home being

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It Will Now be Easier to Track RESNET Pending Standards Amendment Status – RESNET Posts New Pending Standard Amendment Status Tracking Page

April 19th, 2018 - Posted by emma@resnet.us under RESNET News

A key function of RESNET is setting the standards for quality of HERS ratings. A key feature of the credibility of RESNET’s standards is the transparency of RESNET’s standard development process. In the past it has been difficult to follow the progress of the various standard amendments. To resolve this issue, RESNET has posted a

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RESNET and Panasonic Produces HERS Rater Training Video on Most Common Testing for Exhaust Ventilation Flow

April 17th, 2018 - Posted by emma@resnet.us under RESNET News

RESNET and Panasonic has jointly produced a HERS Rater training video, “Measuring Ventilation Airflow – Why and How”. The 21-minute video’s purpose is to show HERS Raters the most common testing methods for exhaust ventilation airflow. Austin, Texas homebuilder Matt Risinger is the narrator of the production.  Mr. Risinger begins with an interview with Kristof

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Intermountain Gas Company Whole Home Efficiency Program Offers Rebates to Builders Who Build HERS Rated ENERGY STAR Homes

April 12th, 2018 - Posted by emma@resnet.us under RESNET News

As part of the Intermountain Gas Company’s new Energy Efficiency Program, the natural gas utility’s Whole Home Program is offering rebates of $1,200 for builders who build homes with a HERS Index Score of 75 or less and are certified as ENERGY STAR.  The goal of the brand new Energy Efficiency program is to encourage

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