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Become a HERS Rater with the Northeast HERS Alliance!

October 6th, 2016 - Posted by Betsy Ames under Posts and Views, Rater Information, Training Opportunities

Online Component: Weekdays January 23 – February 3, 2017, 9am-12pm 5-Day Classroom/Field Training: February 13-17, 2017, 8:30am-5pm Training Fee is $2495 (Early Bird Discount: Register by January 6th and get $100 off!) and includes $1895 for the combined online and classroom components and all four RESNET exam fees, a $600 value. The training includes: a

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The HERS Index and Energy Codes in Less Than Three Minutes

October 6th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

Video produced by the International Code Council and RESNET explains to code officials the benefits of the HERS Index as the natural energy code compliance choice . To download the video go to HERS Index – The Natural Energy Code Compliance Choice

RESNET and the Colorado Energy Office Partner to Raise Colorado Consumer Knowledge of New Home Performance Using the HERS Index

October 4th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

RESNET and the Colorado Energy Office has entered into a partnership aimed at promoting the construction of energy efficient homes in the Centennial State.  The intent is to raise consumers’ knowledge of new home performance using the HERS Index. Through its partnership with RESNET, the Colorado Energy Office will provide monthly, quarterly, yearly, and ad

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Face-to-Face, Hands-on HERS Rater training available

September 30th, 2016 - Posted by Sharla Riead under Training Opportunities, Upcoming Events

We have just opened up another full HERS Rater training class. This is a hands-on in-person class conveniently located in Kansas City, Missouri. Training fee starts at $1,680.00 and class runs from December 5, 2016 through December 14, 2016. The number of spaces is extremely limited to ensure every student receives hands-on experience with all

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On-Line, On-Demand, Self-Paced ENERGY STAR v3 Training Class

September 30th, 2016 - Posted by Sharla Riead under Training Opportunities, Upcoming Events

This course will provide the training required for a Certified HERS Rater to verify homes under the ENERGY STAR program. The $380.00 course includes the exam which must be passed to achieve this certification. Successful completion of this course will earn the student 18 RESNET CEU’s. Most ENERGY STAR training programs use a checklist by

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RESNET Publishes Factsheets on ANSI/RESNET/International Code Council Publications on the Energy Rating Index and Envelope and Duct Leakage Testing

September 29th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The International Code Council (ICC) will be considering the adoption of two ANSI/RESNET/ICC Standards in the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). The first is using the ANSI/RESNET/ICC Standard 301 to define how the Energy Rating Index compliance option is calculated.  The second will be adoption of the ANSI/RESNET/ICC Standard 380 to define how air

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Northern Nevada Governments Adopt Energy Rating Index (ERI) Compliance Option to Municipal Energy Codes

September 27th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

Three municipalities and three counties in Northern Nevada have joined the ranks of states and municipalities that have adopted the 2015 IECC Energy Rating Index option. The cities of Carson City, Fernley, Reno and Sparks and the counties of Lyon, Storey and Washoe have amended their energy codes based on the 2012 International Energy Conservation

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