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RESNET Proposes Changes to Draft Standard for Testing Standard for Airtightness of Building Enclosures, Airtightness of Heating and Cooling Air Distribution Systems, and Airflow of Mechanical Ventilation Systems (BSR/RESNET/ICC 380-201x PDS-03)

August 27th, 2015 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

This proposed standard is undergoing the standard development public review and comment process required for proposed American National Standards. Interested parties are encouraged to comment. Public comments on the proposed changes to the second public review draft, PDS-02, as indicated by strike/underline text in draft PDS-03 will be accepted until October 4, 2015. Only comments

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Vote for Sessions to be Offered at the 2016 RESNET Conference

August 25th, 2015 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The 2016 RESNET Building Performance Conference will take place in beautiful Scottsdale, Arizona, February 29-March 2. The theme of the RESNET Building Performance Conference is “Commitment to Excellence.” RESNET’s goal is to make the annual conference an excellent learning experience for attendees. The RESNET network has nominated sessions that it would like to see offered

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EnergyGauge USA 5.0 Released – Free Trial Available

August 24th, 2015 - Posted by EnergyGauge under Posts and Views, Technical

New Home Energy Rating Software, EnergyGauge® USA 5.0 Released Free Trial Available for Limited Time Newly accredited by RESNET as a Home Energy Rating Software (HERS), IECC and Tax Credit tool, EnergyGauge USA 5.0, will be available as a free trial product for 90-days (or until November 30, 2015, whichever comes first). Any interested party

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Enhancing the National Consistency of HERS Index Scores RESNET’s Holistic Approach

August 20th, 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 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 Score

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Greater Louisville Kentucky Multiple Listing Service Incorporates HERS Index Scores

August 18th, 2015 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

It will be easier for homebuyers and realtors in Louisville, Kentucky, to find high energy performance homes by seeing the HERS Index Scores of homes for sale.  The Greater Louisville Association of Multiple Listing Service (MLS) now includes HERS Index Scores in its listings. In addition to HERS Index Scores, the MLS has added seven

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RESNET Proposes Amendment to ANSI/RESNET/ICC 301-2014 Standard

August 13th, 2015 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

ANSI/RESNET 301-2014 Standard for the Calculation and Labeling of the Energy Performance of Low-Rise Residential Buildings using the HERS Standard has been made into a RESNET and International Code Council (ICC) ANSI consensus standard. To make the standard less proprietary RESNET and ICC is proposing changing the title and text in the standard from HERS

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End of Summer – Prices Reduced

August 12th, 2015 - Posted by Kelly C. under Training Opportunities

Over 40% off of BPI Analyst and RESNET HERS Rater. Guaranteed Course Dates – Atlanta, GA RESNET HERS Rater Training and Certification – $1,250 (Sep 15-17) BPI Analyst Training and Certification – $1,100 (Sep 16-17) You have immediate access to the online portion of your course and then take your field training and exams on

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