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Guide to Cold Winter Preparation in Las Vegas

December 14th, 2017 - Posted by Alan under RESNET News

One of the best things about living in Las Vegas is the wonderful summer and relatively mild winters. That doesn’t, mean, however that you shouldn’t be prepared for the winter, as temperatures do dip down – especially at night. The effect of cold weather can be dangerous, especially for the elderly, sick or those with

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2018 RESNET Building Performance Pre-Conference Sessions Announced

December 14th, 2017 - Posted by emma@resnet.us under RESNET News

Into the Great Wide Open 2018 RESNET Building Performance Pre-Conference Sessions Announced  The 2018 RESNET Building Performance Conference Pre-Conference Sessions are available for registration! Make plans to come to the 2018 RESNET Conference a little early (February 24-25) to attend these incredible pre-conference sessions. Most are included in the cost of an attendee registration! Click

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RESNET Needs You! Sign Up Today to be a 2018 RESNET Building Performance Sponsor

December 13th, 2017 - Posted by emma@resnet.us under RESNET News

RESNET Needs You! Jump Into the Great Wide Open Sign Up Today to be a 2018 RESNET Building Performance Sponsor The Pre-Conference Sessions have been announced and things are gearing up for the 2018 RESNET Building Performance Conference, the premier national forum on home energy ratings, high energy performance homes, building energy codes and energy

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Reminder: January 26, 2018 is Deadline for Applying to the RESNET CRESNET 2018 Cross Border Builder Challenge

December 13th, 2017 - Posted by emma@resnet.us under RESNET News

This is a reminder that Friday, January 26, 2018 is the deadline for submitting applications for the 2018 Cross Border Builder Challenge. To submit an application , please provide: builders name, number of HERS rated homes, proof of number of HERS rated homes < 53 and HERS rater information to rod@renreability.com Rules of Engagement A

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RESNET Rebrands Water Rating Program

December 12th, 2017 - Posted by emma@resnet.us under RESNET News

  To resolve potential confusion with the Water Efficiency Rating System, RESNET has rebranded its water rating program. The new name will be HERSH2O.  The RESNET-International Code Council candidate ANSI Standard will still remain Water Rating Index (WRI). By ANSI rules, an ANSI standard cannot be proprietary hence there would be no need for a

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BSR/RESNET/ICC 380-20xx, Standard for Testing Airtightness of Building, Dwelling Unit and Sleeping Unit Enclosures, Airtightness of Heating and Cooling Air Distribution Systems, and Airflow of Mechanical Ventilation Systems

December 8th, 2017 - Posted by emma@resnet.us under RESNET News

RESNET’S Standards are under continuous maintenance with revisions approved on an ongoing basis via amendment proceedings that create addenda. Periodically the standards are updated to integrate approved addenda and additional revisions into a new edition. RESNET is updating Standard ANSI/RESNET/ICC 380-2016 to incorporate criteria for dwelling and sleeping units for all Residential Buildings and Commercial Buildings (as defined by

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RESNET Releases Two Proposed Standard Amendments for Public Review and Comment

December 8th, 2017 - Posted by emma@resnet.us under RESNET News

BSR/RESNET/ICC 301-2014 Addendum G-20xx, Solid State Lighting: Draft PDS-02 The efficacy of Solid State Lighting (SSL) has increased in recent years to a point that these devices significantly outperform fluorescent lighting.  Standard 301 currently has two tiers of lighting efficacy – one above and one below 50 lumens/watt.  The proposed Addendum G amends Standard ANSI/RESNET/ANSI

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