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RESNET Adopts Guidelines for Combustion Safety Testing and Developing Work Orders

October 27th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Energy Auditor Information, Energy Efficiency, Job Opportunities, Rater Information, RESNET News, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - October 2010

With the growing interest by consumers, utilities and governments in comprehensive retrofits, the RESNET Board of Directors has adopted the “RESNET Interim Guidelines for Combustion Appliance Testing and Writing Work Scope”. The guidelines provide an opportunity for RESNET certified home energy raters and energy auditors to be trained and certified to undertake combustion appliance testing

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RESNET Appoints Housing Industry Advisory Council

October 27th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Job Opportunities, RESNET News, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - October 2010

The homebuilding industry is a key customer of RESNET’s services.  To better understand the needs of the industry and provide a voice to it, RESNET Board of Directors President David Goldstein has appointed a Housing Industry Advisory Council.  The council’s role includes review of the RESNET Strategic Planning Framework and the annual priorities of the

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RESNET Appoints Strategic Positioning Task Force

October 27th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Job Opportunities, RESNET News, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - October 2010

RESNET and the building performance industry are at a crossroads.  The current economic downturn, increased interest in increasing building energy performance of buildings by government agencies, and the convergence of interests with homebuilders and contractors have created new opportunities and challenges to RESNET as an organization.  Another development is the inclusion of COMNET and the

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When Selling Energy Efficiency, Don’t Say ‘Retrofit,’ Say ‘Upgrade’

October 27th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Hot Topics, Job Opportunities, Recovery Through Retrofit, RESNET News, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - October 2010

The New York Times reported that according to a recent study conducted by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory found that the truisms of “Give the people what they want,” “Know your customer,”and “Make it easy to do the right thing” works. For starters, the researchers said, don’t offer “audits” or “retrofits” — customers shy away from

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Getting Started as an Energy Star Partner

October 20th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Energy Efficiency, Job Opportunities, Rater Information, RESNET News

“Home industry professionals who partner with EPA’s ENERGY STAR can increase revenue, enhance customer satisfaction, and gain national recognition as industry and environmental leaders. ENERGY STAR and its partners work together to promote the benefits and increase sales of energy-efficient homes.” – Energy Star It all starts with becoming RESNET certified, visit the Energy Star

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Reminder: October 29, 2010 is the Deadline for the Nomination of Candidates for the RESNET Board

September 17th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Conference, Job Opportunities, Posts and Views, RESNET News, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - September 2010, Upcoming Events

The RESNET By-Laws provides for staggered terms of office for board members.  The following seats’ term expire on December 31, 2010: Rating Provider Representatives (2 Seats) Rating Software Provider Representative (1 Seats) Rater Representatives (3 seats) Associate Member Representative (1 Seat) The RESNET By-Laws requires that a Nominations Committee recommend a slate of candidates for the membership’s

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Announcing the 2011 RESNET Rating Industry Leadership Awards

September 17th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Conference, Job Opportunities, RESNET News, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - September 2010, Upcoming Events

Do you know of a rating company or organization that has done an extraordinary job in the rating industry? This is an opportunity for you to nominate them for national recognition. To recognize leadership in the rating industry, RESNET has established the Rating Industry Achievement Awards. There are three categories in which you can nominate

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