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Reminder- April 25th is the Deadline to Comment RESNET’s Proposal on HERS Rating Quality Assurance Oversight Standard Amendment

April 19th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

Across the nation the RESNET HERS Index Score is fast becoming a mainstream in the housing market. Homebuilders are having their homes energy rated and are marketing the HERS Index Score of their homes. Multiple Listing Services (MLS) are incorporating the HERS Index Scores in their listings and code jurisdictions are recognizing a HERS Index

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State of New York Adopts Energy Rating Index Compliance Option to State Energy Code

April 14th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The State of New York has joined the ranks of states and municipalities that have adopted the 2015 IECC Energy Rating Index option when the State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council modified the State Energy Conservation Construction Code by adopting the 2015 Internal Energy Conservation Code (IECC) by reference.  Included in the new code

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RESNET Executive Director Steve Baden Appointed to ASHRAE Committee to Develop American Consensus Standard for Measuring Building Energy Performance in a Rating Program

April 12th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) is in the process of developing an American consensus standard for measuring building energy performance in a rating program. ASHRAE Standard 214P, Standard for Determining and Expressing Building Energy Performance in a Rating Program, is being written to standardize building energy rating programs by requiring the

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We’re Hiring! ENERGY STAR Certified Homes Team Job Opportunity

April 7th, 2016 - Posted by Zachary Shadid under Job Opportunities

The United States Environmental Protection Agency is excited to announce the expansion of our ENERGY STAR Residential Branch team! We are kicking off our candidate search by providing a detailed Job Description preview in an effort to garner high-caliber candidates for this key role. We will be posting the official announcement on USAJOBS later this

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State of Utah Adopts Energy Rating Index Compliance Option to State Energy Code

April 7th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The State of Utah has joined the ranks of state and municipal code jurisdictions that have incorporated the Energy Rating Index as a compliance option to their residential energy building codes with the Utah State Legislature adoption of H.B. 316. The Utah legislature adopted a modified 2015 International Energy Conservation Code.  In terms of the

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March 31st, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

RESNET Hosts Webinar on Proposed Standard Amendments to Enhance the Quality Assurance Oversight of HERS Ratings – April 14, 2016

March 31st, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

Did you miss the 2016 RESNET Conference? Did you attend and miss the session about the proposed RESNET Quality Assurance Amendments?  You are in luck because RESNET will be hosting a Webinar April 14, 2016 at 11:30 AM ET on enhancing the quality assurance oversight of HERS Ratings and the proposed amendments! For the past

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