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RESTalk 24: Proper Air Sealing Makes All the Difference

May 6th, 2019 - Posted by valerie@resnet.us under RESNET News

Attention to detail is important in so many facets of life. Listen in as we hear about how the details of proper air sealing can make such a difference in the comfort, performance and the energy efficiency of the thing we all hold so near and dear: the home. Sometimes it amounts to not overlooking

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RESNET Board Adopts Revised Policies on Sexual Harassment and Conflict of Interest Disclosure

May 2nd, 2019 - Posted by valerie@resnet.us under RESNET News

At its 2019 Spring Board Meeting, the RESNET Board of Directors updated its policies on sexual harassment and conflict of interest disclosure. The changes were made to bring RESNET policies and procedures up-to-date with current practice and law. The policies are posted on the RESNET website’s “RESNET Administrative Policies Manual”.  The sexual harassment policy is

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What is Building Science?

May 2nd, 2019 - Posted by Kelly Caplenas under RESNET News

Building science usually includes the study of the indoor thermal environment, indoor light environment, indoor air quality, and building resource use, including energy and building material use. These zones are studied in terms of physical principles, relationship to building occupant health, comfort, and productivity, and how they are controlled by the building envelope and electrical

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Hybrid HERS Rater Training (Classroom in CT)

May 2nd, 2019 - Posted by Betsy Ames under RESNET News

Become a HERS Rater with the NEHERS Alliance! Early Bird Discount: Register by April 2, 2019 and get $200 off! The Alliance is pleased to offer high quality HERS rater training classes in the Northeast, approximately 2-3 times per year. We offer a comprehensive training package that includes everything a student needs to be well

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RESNET Board of Directors Adopts 2019 Policy on HERS® Index Quality Assurance Program Efficiency and Effectiveness Improvements

April 30th, 2019 - Posted by valerie@resnet.us under RESNET News

The RESNET Board of Directors is dedicated to a continuous improvement of the effectiveness of the quality of HERS Index ratings.  Based on discussion at the 2018 Fall Board Meeting as well as direct feedback from Rating Providers, utility program implementers, and other stakeholders, RESNET recognizes the need for further improvements to the RESNET quality

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Thiel Butner Appointed to the RESNET Board of Directors

April 25th, 2019 - Posted by valerie@resnet.us under RESNET News

The RESNET®  Board of Directors has appointed Thiel Butner of the Pando Alliance to be a HERS® Rating Company representative on the Board.  Ms. Butner will fill the remaining term of office of Bob Eipert who resigned from the Board due to the increased workload caused by the expansion of his HERS Rating company. Ms.

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RESNET Posts New Federal Advocacy Toolkit

April 23rd, 2019 - Posted by valerie@resnet.us under RESNET News

RESNET is launching a public policy advocacy campaign to help the HERS® Industry and its allies engage with their Members of Congress during the 116th Congress.  There are over 100 new Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives as a result of the recent mid-term elections, many of whom may be unfamiliar with

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