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RESNET and International Code Council to Work Together to Ease Transition for Energy Rating Index Compliance Option in the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code

May 29th, 2014 - Posted by RESNET under Hot News, RESNET News

The International Code Council (ICC) adopted an energy rating index option for the 2015 version of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC).  This action will result in HERS Index Scores becoming an integral part of determining compliance with the 2015 IECC.  This action presents an opportunity for the ICC and RESNET to work together. The

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RESNET to Host Webinar on Certified RESNET HERS Rater CAZ Training and Testing Requirement Thursday, June 12, 2014

May 23rd, 2014 - Posted by Laurel Elam under Hot News, RESNET News

RESNET’s national home energy rating standards require that all existing certified RESNET HERS Raters must complete and pass the RESNET CAZ training and tests by January 1, 2015. RESNET staff will be on a Holidays schedule from Thanksgiving until New Years and will only be able only to offer limited assistance to persons who put

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Public Review and Comments Open on Proposed Revisions to RESNET CO and CAZ Depressurization Testing Standard

February 10th, 2014 - Posted by RESNET under Hot News, RESNET News

Deadline for Comments is Wednesday, March 12, 2014 There is concern over RESNET continuing down the path of developing and improving CAZ standards has put the organization in a no-win situation. From a strategic perspective, this particular field has many competitive players, “standards”, and protocols; CAZ testing is not a minimum rated feature of the

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RESNET Board Sets Organization’s Path to Success for 2014

October 25th, 2013 - Posted by RESNET under Hot News, RESNET News

The RESNET Board of Directors is working hard to secure the success and future of home energy ratings and RESNET’s membership. At its Fall 2013 board meeting the RESNET Board adopted the priorities for the organization in 2014.  The priorities are: Ensure the National Consistency of HERS Index Scores Work with the Building Industry, Code

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RESNET Posts Interactive HERS Index on Its Consumer Page

January 11th, 2012 - Posted by RESNET under Hot News

In an effort to provide consumers a fun way to learn about how the HERS Index works and what the scores mean, RESNET has posted an interactive HERS Index tool as the home page of its consumer site As you move the score of the HERS Index the tool will graphically indicate the resulting cost

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Reminder: January 27, 2012 is the “Early Bird Discount” Deadline for Registration for the 2012 RESNET Building Performance Conference – Register Today!

January 6th, 2012 - Posted by RESNET under Hot News

After January 27, 2012 the cost of registering for the 2012 RESNET Conference will go up by $100.00.  Do not miss this opportunity.  Register for the conference today.  Register online by clicking on 2012 RESNET Building Performance Conference Registration The cut off for the special RESNET Conference rate for hotel rooms is February 3, 2012. 

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Federal Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credits Have Expired – Call to Action to Have Congress Act to Extend Them

December 30th, 2011 - Posted by RESNET under Hot News, RESNET News

The federal tax credit for builders to build energy efficient homes (45L) and for homeowners to install energy efficient products (25C) expired on December 31, 2011. After extending the payroll tax cut, unemployment benefits and doctor Medicare payments for two months, Congress adjourned for its holidays recess.  Congress failed to take action on a “tax

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