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Employment Opportunity

April 24th, 2015 - Posted by Monnie Bach under Job Opportunities

HVAC SPECIALIST – ERIE, PA National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation, the Utility segment of National Fuel Gas Company is currently seeking a HVAC Specialist for an outstanding career opportunity in Erie, PA. As a member of the National Fuel team, you will enjoy an exciting and challenging work environment where top performance is recognized and

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Residential Construction Industry Research Agenda

April 24th, 2015 - Posted by Steve Baden under RESNET News

Are you passionate about residential construction? Do you design or build homes or apartments and have ideas on how to improve construction methods or develop innovative solutions? Home Innovation Research Labs, a subsidiary of the National Association of Home Builders, wants to hear about the challenges you and your colleagues are facing in your pursuit

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Why is there so much mold?

April 23rd, 2015 - Posted by Brett Dillon under Posts and Views, RESNET News, Technical

Need some CEUs? Follow along with building science investigator Hardy Edwards as he examines a home in Corpus Christi, TX. Using “The Case of the Moldy Attic”, we examine the evidence to determine the cause of mold in the attic of a home that was intended to be a high performance home. This course prepares

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Ensuring the Practical Knowledge of HERS Raters- RESNET Proposes Standard Amendment to Enhance the Process for the Instruction, Assessment and Certification of HERS Rater and Rating Field Inspectors

April 23rd, 2015 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

Across the nation the RESNET HERS Index Score is fast becoming a mainstream in the housing market. Homebuilders are having their homes energy rated and are marketing the HERS Index Score of their homes. Multiple Listing Services (MLS) are incorporating the HERS Index Scores in their listings and code jurisdictions are recognizing a HERS Index

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Job Opportunity: HERS Rater/Building Energy Consultant – New York, NY

April 22nd, 2015 - Posted by Jordan Dentz under Job Opportunities

The Levy Partnership, Inc., a leading energy and environmental consulting firm, is seeking a talented and energetic individual with a background in Engineering, Architecture or related field for the position of Building Energy Consultant and HERS Rater. The candidate would work on projects that promote energy efficiency, conservation, green building and sustainability. Responsibilities include providing

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Don’t Miss the RESNET 2015 Webinar Series!

April 21st, 2015 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

RESNET is launching a series of great webinars in 2015.  The webinars are free to the RESNET network.  Learn valuable information on the latest trends in the rating industry. Take advantage of these opportunities to watch, learn and ask questions of our business experts. The RESNET webinars are listed below: June 24th 2 p.m. EDT-

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Advana Mortgage Closes South Dakota’s First SD Housing Bond FHA Energy Efficient Mortgage

April 17th, 2015 - Posted by Craig Markhardt under RESNET News

Senior Mortgage Banker, Craig Markhardt at Advana Mortgage closed the first South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) FHA EEM on Friday April 10, 2015. South Dakota Housing loan programs are funded through IRS Tax Free Bonds and are exclusively available to first time home buyers. Craig has been originating FHA Energy Efficient Mortgages since May

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