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Green Rater Training: Homes 401

August 20th, 2014 - Posted by Scott Doyle under RESNET News, Training Opportunities

The two-part LEED for Homes Green Rater Training is designed to prepare qualified participants to provide verification services on LEED for Homes projects. Applicants must meet initial qualifications and complete a two-part training. Part 1 of the training consists of selpaced online training. Part 2 consist of a two-day instructor-led workshop. This highly interactive workshop

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RESNET Energy Smart Contactor Standard Amended for Contractor Education and Qualification (CEQ) Provider Accreditation

August 20th, 2014 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News

The RESNET Standards Management Board voted to adopt the proposed amendment to RESNET’s Non-ANSI Standards that removes the requirement that RESNET CEQ’s must be an accredited RESNET Rating Provider or Home Energy Audit Provider in good standing. The RESNET Training and Education Committee proposed the amendment because the current requirement in Section 1004.2 was too

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RESNET Board Adopts Standards Development Manual for Non-ANSI Standards

August 18th, 2014 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News

To establish a transparent consensus process for developing and amending RESNET non-ANSI standards, the RESNET Board of Directors adopted the RESNET Standards Management Board’s developed “Standard Development Policy Procedures Manual for Non – ANSI/RESNET’ Standards”.  The procedures spell out the process that RESNET must follow in developing and amending its non-ANSI standards. The most significant

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RESNET Track Offered at the 2014 EEBA Excellence in Building Conference & Expo

August 18th, 2014 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News

Meet RESNET in St. Louis at the 2014 EEBA Excellence in Building Conference & Expo.  The 2014 EEBA Conference will feature a special RESNET track on issues important to the rating industry.  The RESNET track features the following sessions: The Ever-Growing Importance of Energy Raters (Bill Fay, Energy Efficient Codes Coalition &  Mike Collignon and

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Design, spec and build high performance wall assemblies

August 14th, 2014 - Posted by Jennifer Lanzel under Training Opportunities

October 9 in Sturgeon Bay Presenter: Joe Nagan, Owner, Home Building Technology Services ON-LOCATION RESIDENTIAL COURSE Major changes have taken place within the home building industry in the past 50 years. Well-educated customers have higher expectations; equipment, techniques and materials have advanced; and the whole-house systems approach to residential building has taken hold. These changes

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High performance homes: the practical approach

August 14th, 2014 - Posted by Jennifer Lanzel under Hot Topics

October 9 in Sturgeon Bay Presenter: Joe Nagan, Owner, Home Building Technology Services ON-LOCATION RESIDENTIAL COURSE Major changes have taken place within the home building industry in the past 50 years. Well-educated customers have higher expectations; equipment, techniques and materials have advanced; and the whole-house systems approach to residential building has taken hold. These changes

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RESNET Designates New Energy Smart Builders

August 12th, 2014 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News

An increasing number of builders are taking advantage of the marketing power of the RESNET HERS Index Score. Recently builders from Colorado, Kentucky, Michigan, North Carolina and Virginia have entered into Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) with RESNET. In the MOUs, the builders commit to having their homes energy rated by a certified RESNET rater and

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