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2017 RESNET Building Performance Conference to Feature Sessions on ENERGY STAR New Homes and Zero Energy Ready Home Programs

February 14th, 2017 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The key federal efforts to promote high energy performance homes are the Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR New Homes and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Zero Energy Ready Home programs. A special feature of the 2017 RESNET Building Performance Conference will be a set of sessions focused on these federal programs. The 2017 RESNET Conference

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New Technologies Changing Our Industry to be a Focus at 2017 RESNET Building Performance Conference

February 10th, 2017 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

There has been a virtual revolution in how a home’s energy performance can be tested and inspected.  From drones in crawl spaces to apps, HERS raters will have new tools that will save them time and result in more accurate results. WiFi devices are becoming standard in most of the equipment used and the apps

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New Study Finds That HERS Drive a Majority of U.S. and Canadian Utility New Homes Programs

February 9th, 2017 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

A recent report published by the Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) found that a majority of utility new homes programs  rely on HERS ratings for compliance verification.  The CEE’s “The Overview of Residential New Homes Programs in the United States and Canada” summarizes currently active voluntary programs for the construction of new homes.  The report

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In Person HERS Rater Training

February 8th, 2017 - Posted by Dina Dillon under Training Opportunities

Our next in person training will be held over 2 weeks- April 17-21st and finish up April 24th-28th. With so many exams to take (4), we want you to succeed and receive the best training possible. We send online training out which prepare’s you for class discussions. In class you’ll take part in the Rater

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2016 RESNET Annual Report

February 7th, 2017 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

Zero Energy Ready Home Training in Fort Collins, CO

February 6th, 2017 - Posted by Jim Meyers under Training Opportunities

Zero-Energy Ready Home Training for Colorado Building Professionals FEATURING: Nationally recognized speakers from the U.S. Department of Energy and leading Colorado home builders VALUABLE 2017 ISSUES COVERED: Zero Value Translated | New Market Reality | New Performance Reality | Zero Specifications Overview: The Easy Lift from ENERGY STAR Certified Homes | Zero Energy Ready Home

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BER Technical Specialist

February 3rd, 2017 - Posted by Eurihea Speciale under Job Opportunities

Building Efficiency Resources (aka “The BER”) is a national energy efficiency training and quality assurance organization. As a third-party RESNET Quality Assurance and Training Provider, our mission is to provide our clients with industry-leading technical and customer support, while maintaining the highest standards in our industry. The BER is seeking an experienced professional within the

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