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RESNET Board of Directors Fall 2014 Meeting

October 6th, 2014 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News

The RESNET Board of Directors Fall 2014 Meeting will take place on Monday and Tuesday, November 3 – 4, 2014 at the Scottsdale Resort & Conference Center. The public is invited to attend the RESNET Board Meeting. The meeting’s agenda will include: Monday, November 3 – 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time Call to

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RESNET Proposes Revisions of Domestic Hot Water Amendment to its ANSI Standard for Home Energy Ratings

October 2nd, 2014 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News

Public comment on the proposed domestic hot water amendment to ANSI/RESNET 301-2014 resulted in substantive changes to the proposed amendment. Those changes include: Changes to clothes washer hot water use equation to correct a typographical transposition Changes to regression equation coefficients to update values Changes to branch length and loop length definitions for hot water

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RESNET Adopts Innovative Design Request for the Determination of Drain Water Heat Recovery (DWHR) System HERS Index Credits

October 2nd, 2014 - Posted by RESNET under Hot Topics, RESNET News

Over 35,000 Drain Water Heat Recovery (DHWR) units have been installed in homes in North America. Thousands of units are also in operation in commercial buildings such as multi-family residential, hotels, recreation facilities and restaurants.  The “IECC 2015 – Commercial” specifically provides for energy credit tradeoffs and IECC 2015 has performance requirements (e.g. maximum pressure

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RESNET Board Deliberations on Recommendations to Enhance National Consistency of HERS Index Scores to be Audio Streamed

September 30th, 2014 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News, Upcoming Events

At its board meeting on November 3, 2014 the RESNET Board of Directors will be considering the recommendations of the RESNET Quality Improvement Task Force on enhancing the consistency of HERS Index Scores. RESNET has committed to transparency in developing the new procedures for quality assurance.  To meet this goal there will be live audio

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North American Insulation Manufacturers Association Presents “HERS RATERS: Helping Builders Gain Value Beyond Codes” Webinar

September 30th, 2014 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News, Upcoming Events

You are invited to the free “HERS RATERS: Helping Builders Gain Value Beyond Codes” webinar on October 15, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The webinar is focused on helping builders strengthen their businesses and the energy efficiency of the homes they build by partnering with a certified RESNET HERS Rater. Learn how a

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What Problems do Home Energy Raters Solve?

September 29th, 2014 - Posted by Brett Dillon under Training Opportunities

Home Energy Raters help a number of people solve problems, from the builders to the Real Estate Agents to the homeowner. So what general problems do Home Energy Raters solve? * inability to comply with energy codes * lack of quality control * lack of awareness of benefits to high performance homes * inability to

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RESNET Forms Supplier Advisory Board

September 29th, 2014 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News

Energy efficient product suppliers play a critical role in improving the energy performance of homes. RESNET sees the industry as a key strategic partner. To give suppliers a voice in RESNET and to benefit from the industry’s perspective, RESNET has created a RESNET Suppliers Advisory Board. The purpose of the RESNET Suppliers Advisory Board is

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