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Online ENERGY STAR v3/3.1 Revision 8 Available Now!

March 24th, 2017 - Posted by Dina Dillon under Training Opportunities

HERS Rater or RFI certified? You are among the few who can certify homes for the ENERGY STAR program, if you are ENERGY STAR-certified. To achieve your certification in the ENERGY STAR v3.1 program, save money and purchase our online course, instead of having to attend an in-person class. This 18 CEU course covers the

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Panasonic Ventilation Job Posting

March 23rd, 2017 - Posted by Ted Cater under Job Opportunities

Panasonic Ventilation is looking for a Mechanical Engineer with a strong building science background. The position will identify new sales opportunities and work as a liaison between the sales team and the factory planning team to implement product development to support growth. The position is responsible for researching and assisting in the development of new

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Call for Volunteers to Serve on RESNET Utilities and HERS Software Programs Advisory Council

March 23rd, 2017 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

Utility energy efficient homes programs are increasingly using HERS raters for verification of the performance of homes.  A recent report published by the Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) found that a majority of utility new homes programs rely on HERS ratings for compliance verification. It is critical to utility new homes programs that the calculated

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2017 RESNET Cross Border Challenge Awards Announced

March 21st, 2017 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The award winners of the 2017 RESNET Cross Border Home Builder Challenge, which helps promote the utilization of the HERS (Home Energy Rating System) Index were announced by Roy Honican, President of the RESNET Board of Directors and John Godden, President of the Canadian counterpart, CRESNET, at the 2017 RESNET Building Performance Conference in Scottsdale,

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Federal Tax Credit for Energy Efficient Homes Future is Bleak

March 16th, 2017 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The $2,000 federal tax credit for builders who build and sell energy efficient homes (45L) expired on December 31, 2016.  In the previous Congress there was no introduction of legislation to extend the credit. The future of the credit is problematic.  There has been no movement in the 115th Congress to extend either the 45L

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HERS Rater Hybrid Training May 2017 (Classroom in MA)

March 14th, 2017 - Posted by Betsy Ames under Training Opportunities

Become a HERS Rater with the NEHERS Alliance! Early Bird Discount: Register by April 11th and get $200 off! Online Component: May 1st-May 12th, 2017 – Weekdays 9am-12pm 5-Day Classroom/Field Component: May 15th-19th, 2017 – Weekdays 8:30am-5pm – Fitchburg, MA Training Fee is $2495 (Get $200 off if you register by April 11th!) and includes

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Curt Rich, President and CEO of the North American Insulation Manufacturers Association, Elected to the RESNET Board of Directors

March 14th, 2017 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The President and CEO of the North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA), Curt Rich, has been elected to the RESNET Board of Directors. Curt was elected as the new chairman of the RESNET Suppliers Advisory Board which automatically elected him to the RESNET Board as the representative of the Suppliers Advisory Board. As President and

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