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RESNET and the Colorado Energy Office Partner to Raise Colorado Consumer Knowledge of New Home Performance Using the HERS Index

September 22nd, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

RESNET and the Colorado Energy Office has entered into a partnership aimed at promoting the construction of energy efficient homes in the Centennial State.  The intent is to raise consumers’ knowledge of new home performance using the HERS Index. Through its partnership with RESNET, the Colorado Energy Office will provide monthly, quarterly, yearly, and ad

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RESNET is Accepting Public Comments on Proposed Standard Amendment on HERS Rating Software Accreditation

September 22nd, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The RESNET Board has established a set of policies aimed at enhancing the national consistency of HERS Index scores.  A key element is to enhance the consistency in which accredited HERS Rating software tools calculate HERS Index scores. Nowhere in RESNET’s standards is the accreditation HERS software tools addressed. This proposed amendment clearly defines that

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RESNET Board of Directors Fall 2016 Meeting

September 20th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The RESNET Board of Directors Fall 2016 Meeting will take place on Thursday and Friday, November 3-4, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Lexington, Kentucky. The public is invited to attend the RESNET Board Meeting. The meeting’s agenda will include: Thursday, November 3, 2016 – 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Eastern Time Call to Order Roll

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In Appreciation of Two Decades of Leadership Provided by Current and Past Board Members

September 15th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

RESNET and the HERS industry has made incredible progress over the past two decades.  In the beginning there were a few thousand homes rated a year, but by the year 2015 there were over 190,000 homes HERS rated and issued a HERS Index score.  A special appreciation goes out to the leaders listed below who

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HERS Rater Training Deadline Extended to Sept. 14th!

September 8th, 2016 - Posted by Betsy Ames under Training Opportunities

Become a HERS Rater with the NE HERS Alliance this fall! Registration Deadline Extended to September 14th! Online Component: September 19th-30th – Weekdays 9am-12pm 5-Day Classroom/Field Training: October 17th-21st – North Haven, CT Training Fee is $2495 and includes $1895 for the combined online and classroom components and all four RESNET exam fees, a $600

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Boilers: thermodynamics and combustion

September 8th, 2016 - Posted by Lisa McNabola under Posts and Views

Seeking energy savings? A basic understanding of boilers and how to control them is a good place to start. Explore thermodynamics, heat transfer and combustion during this on-demand webinar. It is intended for those interested in learning more about boiler systems and the controls used for automatic operation. Learn more, register and watch today. On-demand

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Natural Resources Defense Council Posts Blog on Increase Demand for HERS Ratings

September 8th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

David Goldstein of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) posted a blog on the NRDC website entitled, “Sometimes Market Forces Work”. The post comments on the increase of the number of homes HERS rated in the first half of 2016 as compared to the number of homes rated over the same period in 2015. Key

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