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Introducing RESNET’s New Standards Development Administrative Assistant Emma Bennett

June 6th, 2017 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

Emma Bennett has been appointed as the RESNET Standards Development Administrative Assistant. Emma is a South Dakota native educated at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, CA where she currently lives. She has worked with various associations in the energy efficiency field since 2014.  Her work included providing secretariat support to these organizations. Ms.

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Call for Session Nominations for the 2018 RESNET Building Performance Conference

June 1st, 2017 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The 2018 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 Enters Into Partnership with the Air Conditioning Contractors of America to Promote the Improving of Home Energy Performance

May 30th, 2017 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

RESNET has entered into a partnership with the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) to promote the improvement of home energy performance in the United States. ACCA and RESNET has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).  The MOU spells out how the two organizations will cooperate to meet this goal while assisting the growth

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The Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) Seeking Comments on ANSI/ACCA 12 QH – 2014 Home Evaluation and Performance Improvement

May 25th, 2017 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

ACCA Standard 12 “Home Evaluation and Performance Improvement” was developed in cooperation with RESNET. The Existing Home Evaluation and Performance Improvement ANSI standard establishes the minimum criteria by which deficiencies in existing homes are assessed and home performance improvements are implemented. ACCA 12-QH treats the home as one system comprised of many sub-systems. It is

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Introducing RESNET’s New Program Director Ryan Meres

May 23rd, 2017 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

Ryan Meres has been hired as RESNET’s new Program Director. Ryan has 10 years of experience in energy efficiency, energy policy and building energy codes and has published more than two dozen case studies, reports and resources on those topics. He spent nearly six years at the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) where he led

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New Faces on RESNET Committees

May 18th, 2017 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

RESNET’s committees are the backbone of the organization.  Volunteers that serve on a wide range of committees from technical to ethics and appeals develop RESNET standards, accredit providers and hear appeals.  RESNET’s success is due to the hard work of these committees RESNET has an infusion of new blood on its committees with the appointment

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The City of Boulder, Colorado Adopts Energy Rating Index Requirement as part of Residential Energy Code

May 16th, 2017 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The City of Boulder, Colorado has joined the ranks of states and municipalities that have adopted the Energy Rating Index as part of their energy code. Boulder’s action has put its residential energy code on a net zero energy trajectory. Under the new code, all new homes larger than 5,000 square feet must be net-zero

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