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CR Herro, Vice President of Environmental Affairs for Meritage Homes, to Present the Key Note Address at the 2017 RESNET Building Performance Conference

August 9th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

CR Herro, Vice President of Environmental Affairs for Meritage Homes, a large-volume national home builder, will be the keynote speaker at the 2017 RESNET Building Performance Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona on Monday, February 27, 2017. Following the 2017 RESNET Conference theme of “All In!” Mr. Herro will shift the focus of discussions from the traditional

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Airtight, Tested Right: Blower Door Tests

August 5th, 2016 - Posted by Nicole Scheunemann under Training Opportunities

When the updated New York State Energy Code goes into effect in October 2016, tightened air sealing requirements will find some buildings falling short. Upon effect, New York will become the sixth state in the country meeting the most up-to-date federally certified commercial and residential energy requirements. To help ease the pressure of learning about

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American Chemistry Council Publishes Report on Spray Polyurethane Foam and the California 2016 Title 24 Requirement for High Performance Attics

August 4th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The State of California’s energy code, 2016 Title 24, requires high performance attics in new single-family residential buildings.  Builders can follow one of two prescriptive paths or use the performance path to meet this requirement. According to the American Chemistry Council a proven alternative design for high performance attics is the application of spray polyurethane

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The HERS Index in Less Than Three Minutes

August 2nd, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

Consumer video explains the benefits of the HERS Index. To download the video go to Looking for a Home? Ask for the HERS Index Score

Final Reminder! Friday, August 5, 2016 is Deadline for Nominating Sessions to be Offered at the 2017 RESNET Building Performance Conference

July 28th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The 2017 RESNET Building Performance Conference will be the premier national forum on home energy ratings, high energy performance homes, building energy codes and energy efficiency programs and policy. The RESNET Building Performance Conference offers strategic options to business challenges and provides a venue where you can obtain usable solutions in an ever evolving industry.

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RESNET is Accepting Comments on Proposed Standard Amendment on Incorporating Reference to ANSI/RESNET/ICC Standard 380 Into ANSI/RESNET/ICC Standard 301

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

The RESNET Standard Development Committee (SDC) 300 has authorized the release of BSR/RESNET/ICC 301-2014 Addendum D-201x, PDS-01 “Testing Airtightness of Building Enclosures, Airtightness of Heating and Cooling Air Distribution Systems, and Airflow of Mechanical Ventilation Systems: Reference Standard ANSI/RESNET/ICC 380-2016” to the RESNET ANSI consensus standard amendment public review and comment process. Currently ANSI/RESNET/ICC Standard

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October Live Training Sign Ups, Now Open

July 25th, 2016 - Posted by Dina Dillon under Training Opportunities

The live classroom/field training: Oct 10-14th, Monday-Friday, Seguin, Texas Review and Exams: Oct 19-21st Wednesday-Friday Online training is expected to be completed at your own pace prior to attending the in person class. In person classroom instruction will include reviewing plans, rating software training and building science review. Field training includes blower door & duct

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