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RESNET to Host Free Webinar on the New Requirements of the RESNET/IECC ANSI Standard 380-2016 on Air and Duct Leakage Testing

November 17th, 2017 - Posted by emma@resnet.us under RESNET News

RESNET to Host Free Webinar on the New Requirements of the RESNET/IECC ANSI Standard 380-2016 Friday December 8, 2017 – 2:00 p.m. Eastern Effective January 1, 2018 the RESNET/ICC ANSI Standard 380-2016 will replace Chapter Eight of the RESNET MINHERS Standard on how to conduct air and duct leakage testing. This means that after January

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Practical Simulation Test NO LONGER REQUIRED of Existing Certified HERS Raters

November 16th, 2017 - Posted by emma@resnet.us under RESNET News

To: Existing Certified RESNET HERS Raters The RESNET Board of Directors Executive Committee unanimously voted to remove the online practical simulation testing requirement for existing certified RESNET HERS Raters. In July 2017, I communicated to you reports of technical issues with the Practical Simulation Test and an extension granted to existing raters on passing the

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BSR/RESNET/ICC 301-2014 Addendum E-201x, draft PDS-05, Index Adjustment Factors

November 12th, 2017 - Posted by emma@resnet.us under RESNET News

The proposed Addendum E amends Standard ANSI/RESNET/ANSI 301-2014, Standard for the Calculation and Labeling of the Energy Performance of Low-rise Residential Buildings using an Energy Rating Index, to incorporate Index Adjustment Factors for dwelling size and configuration in Energy Rating Index calculations. Current Energy Rating Index calculations result in a disparity in the rating index

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2018 RESNET Goals, Priorities and Activities

November 9th, 2017 - Posted by emma@resnet.us under RESNET News

At its Fall 2017 meeting the RESNET Board of Directors accepted RESNET staff’s proposed goals, priorities and activities for 2018. Following are the adopted goals: RESNET and HERS Raters Recognized as the Gold Standard for Measuring and Labeling Home Performance Maintain and Enhance Credibility of HERS Index Scores Through Robust Quality Assurance Adopt Water Rating

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Free Webinar Dec 15: What Code Officials Need to Know About the Energy Rating Index

November 8th, 2017 - Posted by valerie@resnet.us under RESNET News

With more than 2 million homes HERS Rated, code officials can expect to see more permit requests using the Energy Rating Index (ERI) Compliance Path for energy code compliance. The ERI Compliance Path was introduced in the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) in the 2015 version. It is also included in the 2018 IECC. Fifteen

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What is the ERI?

November 8th, 2017 - Posted by emma@resnet.us under RESNET News

Complete Buyers Guide For Choosing The Correct Garage Door Threshold

November 7th, 2017 - Posted by Ashley Smith under RESNET News

Garage Door Threshold Guide by Garadry This post was submitted by Ashley Smith.