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ASHRAE Accepting Public Comments on Proposed ANSI Standard on Energy Efficient Design of Low Rise Residential Buildings ANSI/RESNET/ICC Standard 301 Defines Performance Requirements

November 17th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has released a draft ANSI Standard “BSR/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.2-2007R, Energy Efficient Design of Low-Rise Residential Buildings” for public review and comment. According to ASHRAE: This proposed revision of ASHRAE Standard 90.2-2007 represents a new approach in residential building energy performance. This new 90.2 seeks

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Modern framing techniques that work

November 16th, 2016 - Posted by Lisa McNabola under Upcoming Events

LIVE WEBINAR Brought to you by Seventhwave Are you a skeptic when it comes to advanced framing techniques? Our expert presenter has been working with them for nearly a decade. He’ll share his real-world experiences and discuss the pros and cons of advanced framing systems. If you’re looking for better than code energy efficiency, improved

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Proposed Amendment to ANSI/RESNET/ICC Standard 301 on House Size Adjustment Released for Public Comment Deadline for Submitting Comments is December 19, 2016

November 15th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The RESNET Standard Development Committee 300 has approved for submission to the RESNET consensus standard review and comment process a proposed Addendum E which amends Standard ANSI/RESNET/ANSI 301-2014 to incorporate adjustment factors for size and configuration in Energy Rating Index calculations. Current Energy Rating Index calculations result in a disparity in the rating index for

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Better Buildings: Better Business Conference

November 11th, 2016 - Posted by Better Buildings: Better Business Conference under Training Opportunities

This conference brings leaders of the residential building community together for three days of sessions, networking and fun. Connect technical strategies for building and remodeling homes with business strategies to help you succeed. Hurry, register on or before December 16 to get the early bird rate and chance to win two FREE nights at the

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RESNET HERS® Rater Online & Field Training December 5-8, 2016

November 10th, 2016 - Posted by Jala Curtis under Training Opportunities

$500 Discount for Online/Field Combo Students! Use coupon code december2016 for $500 off of the HERS Rater Training Combo EnergyLogic Academy’s Referral Program Rewards – Tell ALL Your Friends! We feel everyone should benefit from ‘word of mouth’ marketing, not just us! We make it worth your while by offering cash rewards through our referral

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ANSI Approves RESNET Standard on Method of Test for the Evaluation of Model Calibration Methods

November 10th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved the ANSI/RESNET Standard 1201-2016 – “Standard Method of Test for the Evaluation of Model Calibration Methods” as an American national consensus standard. ANSI/RESNET Standard 1201-2016 presents an analytical method of test for evaluating software model calibration techniques. The basic concepts for this method are: A building energy

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Proposed Amendment to ANSI/RESNET/ICC Standard 301 on Insulation Installation Grading Released for Public Comment Deadline for Submitting Comments is December 19, 2016

November 8th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The Standard ANSI/RESNET/ANSI 301-2014 currently specifies the grading of the installation of insulation.  The standard, however, currently does not define the grading criteria.  Instead, it refers to the RESNET Mortgage Industry National Home Energy Rating Standards, a proprietary standard.  In order to have the grading criteria within an ANSI consensus standard The RESNET Standard Development

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