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Call for Session Nominations at the 2019 RESNET Building Performance Conference

June 12th, 2018 - Posted by under RESNET News

 The 2019 RESNET Building Performance Conference will be the premier national forum on home energy ratings, high energy performance homes, building energy codes and energy efficiency programs and policy. Each year offers a new and exciting venue where attendees can obtain usable solutions and information in an ever-evolving industry. Nowhere else will you find the

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The Future is Here – Listen to the 1st Episode of the RESTalk Podcast Now Available!

June 11th, 2018 - Posted by under RESNET News

RESNET has launched its new podcast, RESTalk, a new, exciting way to stay up-to-date on everything RESNET and HERS, including initiatives, standards, technical and building practice updates, marketing, and more. The podcast will feature interviews with RESNET staff and guests from throughout the rating and home building industries, discussing a wide range of topics including current events

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Your Rating Fees at Work: RESNET Investment in Growing Demand for HERS Ratings

June 7th, 2018 - Posted by under RESNET News

An important ongoing priority for RESNET is to continue to grow demand for HERS ratings.   RESNET Presence at Appraiser, Builder, Code Officials, REALTOR and Water Efficiency Events One activity to support that effort is increasing RESNET’s presence at industry events. RESNET is pleased to announce its schedule to exhibit and/or present at upcoming industry

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Maintaining RESNET as the Gold Standard for Measuring and Labeling of a Home’s Energy Performance Enhancing the Consistency of the Calculation of HERS Index Scores

June 4th, 2018 - Posted by under RESNET News

  What RESNET has Accomplished To Date and What is Planned for the Future A key to ensuring the quality of HERS ratings is to enhance the consistency which the various accredited HERS software programs calculate HERS Index scores. Too often in the past, the same home could receive a different score based upon the

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Ensuring the Quality of HERS Ratings; The Present and Future of RESNET Quality Assurance

May 31st, 2018 - Posted by under RESNET News

The consistency and quality assurance of Home Energy Ratings is paramount to the success of the rating industry. RESNET is striving to maintain the RESNET Quality Assurance program as the gold standard and many initiatives are being undertaken to accomplish that goal. This goal is critical because Home Energy Ratings are being adopted into building

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Patented ventilation control designed specifically for new construction

May 29th, 2018 - Posted by Joseph Hillenmeyer under RESNET News

MADISON, Wisc – (January 2018) – Energy efficiency and code compliances are front and center in new home construction, yet they often run counter to one another in the real world. While builders bring in fresh air to ensure health and comfort and meet new code requirements, their homes are intentionally constructed with a tight

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How RESNET is Poising the HERS Industry for the Next Level of Growth

May 29th, 2018 - Posted by under RESNET News

Into the Great Wide Open   How RESNET is Poising the HERS Industry for the Next Level of Growth In November 2016, the RESNET Board of Directors challenged all of us with the ambitious goal that 50% of all new homes would be HERS rated in 2020. We believe the growth in the demand for

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