Koetje Builders Commits to Marketing the HERS Index of all Their Homes Built in the Grand Rapids, Michigan Market

August 2nd, 2011 - Posted by RESNET under Hot News

Koetje Builders, a Grand Rapids, Michigan based homebuilder  has entered into an agreement with the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) to provide new home buyers an important measurement of long-term energy performance of each new home the company builds.  The intent of the agreement is to raise consumers’ knowledge of new home energy performance by using RESNET’s HERS Index.  Use of the HERS Index will differentiate homes built by Koetje Builders from other builders in the Grand Rapids market.

Koetje Builders has been providing the Greater Grand Rapids area with custom homes, home sites, and rental communities since 1965.  For more information visit their web site at http://koetjebuilders.com/

The RESNET HERS Index is the industry standard by which a home’s energy efficiency is measured. The HERS or Home Energy Rating System was developed by RESNET and is the nationally recognized system for inspecting and calculating a home’s energy performance. Certified RESNET Home Energy Raters conduct inspections to verify a home’s energy performance and determine what improvements can be made to increase it. For more information click on RESNET HERS Index

RESNET is interested in entering into similar agreements with other regional and local builders. Energy raters who have builder clients interested in entering into an agreement with RESNET should contact Steve Baden at sbaden@resnet.us

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