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In Memory Lee O’Neal RESNET Board Treasurer

March 10th, 2017 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

RESNET lost a great friend with the passing of Lee O’Neal this week. Lee served on the RESNET Board since 2004.  He also served as the RESNET Board Treasurer and chairman of the RESNET Ethics and Appeals Committee. The RESNET Board and staff all feel a keen sense of loss from losing an ally and

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Draft RESNET Water Efficiency Rating Index Technical Guidelines Open for Public Review and Comment

March 9th, 2017 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

For the past two years a group of water and energy efficiency professionals have been developing the RESNET Water Efficiency Rating (WER) Index.  RESNET is partnering with the International Code Council (ICC) to develop a national consensus standard for a Water Efficiency Rating Index (WER Index). The development of the national standard is co-chaired by:

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Bipartisan Energy Efficiency Legislation Introduced in U.S. Senate Includes Provision for Enhanced Energy Efficiency Mortgage Underwriting

March 1st, 2017 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The new 115th Congress is now underway. Despite the current great political divide in Washington, there is a glimmer of bipartisanship. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) have reintroduced the “Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act” (S. 385), better known as the Portman-Shaheen Act. Early co-sponsors of the bill are Senators Michael Bennet

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RESNET Hosts Free Webinar on “What has Already Been Accomplished to Enhance HERS Ratings Quality Assurance and What the Future Holds”

February 28th, 2017 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

Thanks to the resources provided through the 2016 Quality Assurance Surcharge, RESNET has made solid progress towards enhancing the national consistency of HERS ratings. The following is the progress that we have made: Developed comprehensive RESNET Quality Assurance Amendment that is undergoing consensus standard based public review and comment process (Over 400 comments received and

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Rater Postion Dallas Texas

February 27th, 2017 - Posted by Kathy Howard under RESNET News

in need of a full time energy rater or energy rater manager/supervisor in the Dallas metro market area. Position would cover Energy Star, HERS, and energy code functions. Compensation is negotiable based on certification, experience, and other capabilities. Please email Currently attending RESNET conference. This post was submitted by Kathy Howard.


February 23rd, 2017 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET), a non-profit membership organization, has over two decades of experience of setting the standards for quality for the HERS Rating industry.  To date over 1.9 million homes have been HERS Rated through RESNET.  For more information go to . RESNET is a growing and dynamic membership non-profit organization.

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RESNET Standards Management Votes to Withdraw Consideration of Proposed Amendment to ANSI/RESNET/ICC Standard 301 to Replace Equation for Total Air Exchange Rate

February 23rd, 2017 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The RESNET Standards Development Committee 300 recommended and the Standards Management Board approved discontinuing the Standard 301 amendment project BSR/RESNET/ICC 301-2014 Addendum E-201x Mechanical Ventilation after review of the public comments submitted on draft PDS-01. Review of public comments indicated a misunderstanding that the proposed criteria for input to computer simulations for developing Energy Ratings

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