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Guide to Cold Winter Preparation in Las Vegas

February 8th, 2018 - Posted by Penguin Heating & Air Conditioning under RESNET News

One of the best things about living in Las Vegas is the wonderful summer and relatively mild winters. That doesn’t mean, however, that you shouldn’t be prepared for the winter, as temperatures do dip down – especially at night. The effect of cold weather can be dangerous, especially for the elderly, sick or those with

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DG-700 Manometers for Sale

February 8th, 2018 - Posted by Michael Broussard under RESNET News

We have DG-700′s for sale at a discounted price especially for new Raters trying to start their business. They are calibrated and in good condition. Contact mike@hpsenergy.com or 720-985-8445 This post was submitted by Michael Broussard.

ICC Pre-Conference Exam available at RESNET 2018

February 7th, 2018 - Posted by emma@resnet.us under RESNET News

Now, more than ever, there is a business opportunity for certified RESNET HERS Raters to fill the role of verifying energy code compliance. The International Code Council (ICC) Residential Energy Inspector/Plans Examiner Certification demonstrates that a certified RESNET HERS Rater has the necessary knowledge of energy code provisions. Many code officials are retiring (as many

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The Consortium for Energy Efficiency Adopts Residential New Construction Initiative Based on Energy Rating Index

February 6th, 2018 - Posted by emma@resnet.us under RESNET News

According to the Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE), to date, there has been a patchwork of utility, state, and federal offerings aimed at increasing the efficiency of new homes beyond existing building codes. These programs have had varying degrees of success, but in general have had difficulty inducing many builders to climb the efficiency ladder

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ANSI/RESNET/ICC 301-2014 Addendum E-2018 House Size Index Adjustment Factors (IAF) Approved

February 5th, 2018 - Posted by emma@resnet.us under RESNET News

In the past there have been concerns expressed that it was more difficult for smaller sized homes to achieve lower HERS Index scores than it is for larger homes. To address this issue, the RESNET Standards Development Committee 300 authorized the release of a proposed standard amendment that incorporates a house size adjustment factor (BSR/RESNET/ICC

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RESNET Board of Directors 2018 Annual Meeting

February 2nd, 2018 - Posted by emma@resnet.us under Conference, RESNET News

RESNET Board of Directors 2018 Annual Meeting  Sunday, February 25, 2018 Grand Salon I & II Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista   The RESNET Board of Directors 2016 Meeting will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 25, 2018 in the Grand Salon I & II of the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista. The

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Breakdown of 2017 HERS Rated Homes by Type of Housing

January 30th, 2018 - Posted by emma@resnet.us under RESNET News

In 2017, there were 227,840 homes in the United States that were HERS rated and issued a HERS Index Score.  The average HERS Index of these homes was 62. This broke the record for the number of homes HERS rated in a year.  In 2017, there were 21,257 more homes HERS rated than in 2016.

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