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State of Colorado Launches Program to Assist State’s Builders to Lower Their HERS Index Scores

March 26th, 2015 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The Colorado Residential Buildings Program has launched an initiative aimed at providing technical assistance to Colorado builders to determine their homes’ current RESNET HERS Index Scores and to make recommendations for cost-effective measures to reduce their homes’ HERS Index Scores. About 45% of all new single family homes built in Colorado received a HERS Rating

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Minneapolis Blower Door For Sale

March 24th, 2015 - Posted by Scott Baxter under Posts and Views

Like New- Used 10X $2250 Complete Blower door package with DG-700 Meter. Exhaust Fan Flow Meter and handles, Pressure Pan, Carrying case, Software and cable. BlowerDoor sale.pdf (264 KB) This post was submitted by Scott Baxter.

RESNET® HERS Advisor & Designer

March 24th, 2015 - Posted by Matt Thornberry under Training Opportunities

EnergyLogic Academy is now offering two new courses designed to educate the RESNET Home Energy Rating System (HERS) and the workings of the Home Energy Rating Industry to ‘non-Raters’ who work with Raters in New Residential Building.  We are proud to introduce the RESNET HERS Advisor and HERS Designer courses. Steve Byers, CEO of EnergyLogic,

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Are You Losing Your Certification Due to Insufficient CEUs?

March 24th, 2015 - Posted by Brett Dillon under Training Opportunities

RESNET Raters are required to earn 18 CEUs every three years to keep their certification. Have you? The Dillon Group, Inc launched Intellectual Ferret to provide the required CEUs for Raters. The online format makes it easy and convenient- you don’t have to spend time and money traveling to a live training event, or sit

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RESNET To Develop National Residential Water Efficiency Rating System

March 24th, 2015 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

In a significant move, the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET), in partnership with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and a coalition of water efficiency experts, homebuilders, environmental organizations and home energy professionals is developing the nation’s first Water Efficiency Rating (WER) Index. The WER Index will show consumers at a glance how efficiently a

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RESNET Accepting Comments on Proposed Substantive Changes to Proposed Draft ANSI Standard for Testing of Air Leakage, Duct Leakage and the Airflow of Mechanical Ventilation Systems (BSR/RESNET 380-201X PDS-02)

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

Previously RESNET submitted a draft of a proposed American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standard for the testing of air leakage, duct leakage and the testing of the air flow of mechanical ventilation systems to a consensus public review and comment process. As part of the consideration of the public comments submitted, the RESNET Standards Development

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Time to Educate the Masses!

March 19th, 2015 - Posted by Dianna Heustis under Training Opportunities

With the latest news of Vermont’s adoption of the HERS Index Code Option, it’s a great time to start educating the masses who work with us raters in the field. EnergyLogic Academy is now offering two new courses designed to educate the RESNET Home Energy Rating System (HERS) and the workings of the Home Energy

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