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New Report Shows Lower HERS Index Scores Command Better Sales Price

April 3rd, 2018 - Posted by under RESNET News

The North Carolina Building Performance Association (NCBPA) announced the release of its third annual energy efficient, green and high-performance home and building report, “2017 North Carolina Energy Efficient, Green and High Performance Home and Building Inventory Report”. The report analyzed 34,152 high performance homes and buildings being built or retrofitted in North Carolina in 2016.

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Energy Raters Needed

April 2nd, 2018 - Posted by Debbie Smith under RESNET News

MUST HAVE RESNET or FLORIDA CLASS 1 Energy Rater. In addition: must have 3 years of one of the following: Construction Supervisor, Construction Inspector, Building Inspector or HVAC Technical experience! THERE are NO exceptions on this for training. MUST be in the Tampa Bay/Manatee area. No relocation provided. Ability to do energy audits / blower

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On the Path to Net Zero Energy Homes Over 2,000 Homes Receiving a HERS Index of 40 or Less in 2017

March 29th, 2018 - Posted by under RESNET News

Many people consider a HERS Index Score of 40 or less as a tipping point to net zero energy homes. In 2017, there were 2,099 homes that were HERS Rated and had a HERS Index Score of 40 or less. The breakdown of the number of homes with a HERS Index Score of 40 or

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Reserve a Seat in Our Energy Rater Workshop

March 29th, 2018 - Posted by Dina Dillon under RESNET News

The Dillon Group’s Energy Rater Workshop has been attended by candidates from across the nation because of our quality of instruction. Don’t waste your money on competitors that don’t give enough time to learn how building science works in the real world. We use innovative training techniques to create the highest level of knowledge transfer

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Home Energy Performance Maximized Again Through 2018 RESNET Cross Border Builder Challenge

March 27th, 2018 - Posted by under RESNET News

The award winners of the 2018 RESNET Cross Border Home Builder Challenge, which helps promote the utilization of the HERS Index have been announced by Steve Baden, Executive Director of RESNET, and John Godden, President of the Canadian counterpart CRESNET at the 2018 RESNET Building Performance in Orlando, Florida. “With over 2 million homes rated

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Nancy St. Hilaire Elected as 2018 President of the RESNET Board of Directors

March 20th, 2018 - Posted by under RESNET News

The RESNET Board of Directors has elected Nancy St. Hilaire as the 2018 President of the RESNET Board of Directors. Nancy previously served as the Board Vice President. Ms. St. Hilaire is well versed in the HERS and housing industry. She is the Operations Manager of the Charleston, South Carolina based HERS rating company, the

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RESNET Board of Directors Adopts RESNET Water Efficiency Rating Technical Guidelines

March 15th, 2018 - Posted by under RESNET News

Water is the new frontier for RESNET and HERS Raters. In many parts of the nation water is fast becoming an ever increasingly expensive commodity. Other parts of the country are experiencing droughts.  There is clearly a need for a system that can mirror the HERS Index to rate a home’s efficiency in water use.

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