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Better homes video series

January 27th, 2016 - Posted by Registration under Upcoming Events

Available 24/7 │ Free Made possible by Xcel Energy in partnership with Seventhwave ON-DEMAND VIDEOS In the real estate market, one in five homes is tied to some level of green certification. Find out how “going green” is worth it from a comfort, health and financial perspective. Watch this video series. Learn more and register

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Spring HERS Rater Training with NEHERS: Register by Feb. 8th for $100 off!

January 26th, 2016 - Posted by Laurie DiDonato under Training Opportunities

Online Session: March 7th-18th, Weekdays 9am-12pm Classroom Session: April 4th-7th in Manchester, NH The Northeast HERS Alliance is offering a Rater training course designed to prepare individuals to become certified Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Raters. The class includes 30 hours of online study and 4 days of classroom/field study, and features a thorough review

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RESNET Proposes Amendment of Chapter 3 of RESNET’s National Home Energy Rating Standards to Provide Innovative Design Request Definitions and to Authorize HERS Ratings for ENERGY STAR Certified Multi-Family Dwelling Units in 4 & 5 Story Buildings

January 26th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

This proposed amendment of Chapter 3 and Appendix B of the Mortgage Industry National Home Energy Rating System Standards was approved by the RESNET Standards Management Board as a critical “Interim Addendum” on December 2, 2015, and is now noticed for public comment for the final amendment pursuant to the RESNET Non-ANSI Standards Development Policy

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2016 RESNET Cross Border Challenge Submission Deadline Extended!

January 22nd, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

To allow for more interested builders to get their submissions in, Steve Baden and John Godden have extended the submission deadline from Monday January 18th to Friday January 29th, 2016. The winners will now be selected February 4th, 2016 and announced at the RESNET Conference in Arizona on February 29th, 2016. If you have not

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Over 190,000 Homes in the U.S. Were RESNET HERS Rated and Issued a HERS Index Score in 2015 (30% Increase Over 2014)

January 21st, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

In 2015 there were 190,180 homes in the United States that were HERS rated by certified RESNET HERS Raters and issued a HERS Index Score.  According to the data from the U.S. Census Bureau this represents over 38% of all new homes sold in the nation.  The homes that were HERS rated in 2015 represents

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“From ENERGY STAR to Zero Energy Home and Beyond” Featured at the 2016 RESNET Building Performance Conference

January 19th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The 2016 RESNET Building Performance Conference offers a unique range of sessions on the ENERGY STAR for New Homes and net zero energy ready homes.  The conference will provide you an opportunity to learn first-hand about the latest developments in these fields. Sessions that will be offered on this subject include: ENERGY STAR: The Year

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BPI Quality Control Inspector Training and Certification

January 15th, 2016 - Posted by Kelly C. under Training Opportunities

BPI Quality Control Inspector Training and Certification $2,345 March 14-18th Laurel, MD Slots are limited – reserve your slot today $2,345 – includes Online, Classroom and Field Training and Written and Field Exams. Everything you need for your certification. Put yourself at the top of your field with this advanced level certification. Boost your job

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