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Save $500 Instantly on GeoSpring Hybrid Water Heater

February 4th, 2016 - Posted by GE Appliances under RESNET News

We at GE Appliances want all RESNET members to experience first-hand the positive HERS impact of our GeoSpring™ hybrid electric water heater. That’s why, for a limited time, we’re offering you $500 off MSRP plus FREE delivery* on either the 50- or 80-gallon models. GeoSpring offers the following benefits: It’s 70% more efficient than standard

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State of Michigan Adopts Energy Rating Index Compliance Option to State Energy Code

February 4th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

On February 8, 2016 the State of Michigan will join the ranks of states that have adopted the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC).  Included with the adoption is the Energy Rating Index compliance option (R406). The required Energy Rating Index scores in Michigan that must be met are: Climate Zone 5                                   55 or lower Climate

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“Taking the Performance Path: The ERI/HERS Index for Designers and Builders” Feature of the 2016 RESNET Building Performance Conference

February 2nd, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The 2015 International Energy Conservation Code features a new Energy Rating Index compliance option.  The Energy Rating Index option offers builders a greater flexibility for demonstrating compliance to energy codes through whole house performance.  State and local code jurisdictions from Texas to Vermont have already adopted the Energy Rating Index option and more code jurisdictions

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Become a PHIUS+ passive building rater!

February 1st, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

February 27-28, 8:30 – 5:00 Scottsdale, Arizona, in advance of RESNET 2016 Scottsdale Resort and Conference Center, Room Coronado IV 7700 E McCormick Parkway Scottsdale, AZ 85258 Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) is offering a two-day course for experienced raters who want to learn to conduct quality assurance for the PHIUS+ certification program. Passive buildings produce dramatic

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RESNET Proposals for the 2018 of the International Energy Conservation Code Cycle

January 28th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) includes an Energy Rating Index option.  To build on this momentum, RESNET has submitted a series of proposals for the 2018 cycle of the IECC. The proposals submitted by RESNET are: The ANSI RESNET/International Code Council (ICC) Standard 301 defining the Energy Rating Index The ANSI RESNET/ICC Standard

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Better homes video series

January 27th, 2016 - Posted by Registration under Upcoming Events

Available 24/7 │ Free Made possible by Xcel Energy in partnership with Seventhwave ON-DEMAND VIDEOS In the real estate market, one in five homes is tied to some level of green certification. Find out how “going green” is worth it from a comfort, health and financial perspective. Watch this video series. Learn more and register

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Spring HERS Rater Training with NEHERS: Register by Feb. 8th for $100 off!

January 26th, 2016 - Posted by Laurie DiDonato under Training Opportunities

Online Session: March 7th-18th, Weekdays 9am-12pm Classroom Session: April 4th-7th in Manchester, NH The Northeast HERS Alliance is offering a Rater training course designed to prepare individuals to become certified Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Raters. The class includes 30 hours of online study and 4 days of classroom/field study, and features a thorough review

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