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Vote for Sessions Offered at the 2015 RESNET Building Performance Conference

August 25th, 2014 - Posted by Laurel Elam under Conference, RESNET News

The 2015 RESNET Building Performance Conference will take place in sunny San Diego, CA February 16-18, 2014. The theme of the RESNET Conference is “Power of Performance.” RESNET’s goal is to make the annual conference a memorable learning experience for attendees. The RESNET network has nominated sessions that it would like to see offered at

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Indoor Environmental Quality through EPA Indoor airPLUS®

August 20th, 2014 - Posted by Scott Doyle under Training Opportunities

This Indoor airPLUS® training program is ideal for anyone that is designing, building, or verifying a home in a green building program. Indoor Environmental Quality is a key feature of sustainable buildings. The EPA has designed the Indoor airPLUS program as a companion to the ENERGY STAR for Homes program, adding health protection to the

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RESCAZ-CST at RaterFest!

August 20th, 2014 - Posted by Scott Doyle under RESNET News, Upcoming Events

The health and safety of the home energy auditor’s clients should be the top priority when developing work scopes for a home. The changes that are made to the building enclosure, along with air flows in and through a home can have negative impacts on combustion appliances. Understanding this relationship is step one. Understanding how

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Green Rater Training: Homes 401

August 20th, 2014 - Posted by Scott Doyle under RESNET News, Training Opportunities

The two-part LEED for Homes Green Rater Training is designed to prepare qualified participants to provide verification services on LEED for Homes projects. Applicants must meet initial qualifications and complete a two-part training. Part 1 of the training consists of selpaced online training. Part 2 consist of a two-day instructor-led workshop. This highly interactive workshop

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RESNET Energy Smart Contactor Standard Amended for Contractor Education and Qualification (CEQ) Provider Accreditation

August 20th, 2014 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News

The RESNET Standards Management Board voted to adopt the proposed amendment to RESNET’s Non-ANSI Standards that removes the requirement that RESNET CEQ’s must be an accredited RESNET Rating Provider or Home Energy Audit Provider in good standing. The RESNET Training and Education Committee proposed the amendment because the current requirement in Section 1004.2 was too

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RESNET Board Adopts Standards Development Manual for Non-ANSI Standards

August 18th, 2014 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News

To establish a transparent consensus process for developing and amending RESNET non-ANSI standards, the RESNET Board of Directors adopted the RESNET Standards Management Board’s developed “Standard Development Policy Procedures Manual for Non – ANSI/RESNET’ Standards”.  The procedures spell out the process that RESNET must follow in developing and amending its non-ANSI standards. The most significant

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RESNET Track Offered at the 2014 EEBA Excellence in Building Conference & Expo

August 18th, 2014 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News

Meet RESNET in St. Louis at the 2014 EEBA Excellence in Building Conference & Expo.  The 2014 EEBA Conference will feature a special RESNET track on issues important to the rating industry.  The RESNET track features the following sessions: The Ever-Growing Importance of Energy Raters (Bill Fay, Energy Efficient Codes Coalition &  Mike Collignon and

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