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The 7 Best Energy Efficiency Apps for Your Home (Infographic)

June 14th, 2018 - Posted by Kris Lutz under RESNET News

I have just completed a new infographic entitled “The 7 Best Energy Efficiency Apps for Your Home” which I think may be of interest to you. It seems that these days there is an app for everything, and energy efficiency is no exception. There are a countless number of great apps designed specifically to

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RESNET Board Adopts New Policy on Financial Independence of Quality Assurance Designees

June 14th, 2018 - Posted by under RESNET News

As part of its policies on enhancing the consistency of HERS ratings, the RESNET Board adopted a set of policies governing quality assurance oversight. One of the policies was that Quality Assurance Designees could not have either a financial interest or an employee/employer relationship with the entity performing the rating. RESNET staff thoroughly analyzed how

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Call for Session Nominations at the 2019 RESNET Building Performance Conference

June 12th, 2018 - Posted by under RESNET News

 The 2019 RESNET Building Performance Conference will be the premier national forum on home energy ratings, high energy performance homes, building energy codes and energy efficiency programs and policy. Each year offers a new and exciting venue where attendees can obtain usable solutions and information in an ever-evolving industry. Nowhere else will you find the

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The Future is Here – Listen to the 1st Episode of the RESTalk Podcast Now Available!

June 11th, 2018 - Posted by under RESNET News

RESNET has launched its new podcast, RESTalk, a new, exciting way to stay up-to-date on everything RESNET and HERS, including initiatives, standards, technical and building practice updates, marketing, and more. The podcast will feature interviews with RESNET staff and guests from throughout the rating and home building industries, discussing a wide range of topics including current events

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Your Rating Fees at Work: RESNET Investment in Growing Demand for HERS Ratings

June 7th, 2018 - Posted by under RESNET News

An important ongoing priority for RESNET is to continue to grow demand for HERS ratings.   RESNET Presence at Appraiser, Builder, Code Officials, REALTOR and Water Efficiency Events One activity to support that effort is increasing RESNET’s presence at industry events. RESNET is pleased to announce its schedule to exhibit and/or present at upcoming industry

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Maintaining RESNET as the Gold Standard for Measuring and Labeling of a Home’s Energy Performance Enhancing the Consistency of the Calculation of HERS Index Scores

June 4th, 2018 - Posted by under RESNET News

  What RESNET has Accomplished To Date and What is Planned for the Future 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 past, the same home could receive a different score based upon the

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Ensuring the Quality of HERS Ratings; The Present and Future of RESNET Quality Assurance

May 31st, 2018 - Posted by under RESNET News

The consistency and quality assurance of Home Energy Ratings is paramount to the success of the rating industry. RESNET is striving to maintain the RESNET Quality Assurance program as the gold standard and many initiatives are being undertaken to accomplish that goal. This goal is critical because Home Energy Ratings are being adopted into building

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