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RESNET Adopts Formal Interpretation on Whether the “Infiltration Credit” Described in ASHRAE 62.2-2013 is Applicable to Energy Rating Index Calculations for Multifamily Dwelling Units

June 27th, 2017 - Posted by under RESNET News

The RESNET Standards Development 300 has adopted a formal standard interpretation on the RESNET/ICC/ANSI Standard 301-2014 Table 4.2.2(1) and the RESNET Guidelines for Multifamily Ratings. The interpretation addresses the question of whether the “infiltration credit” described in ASHRAE 62.2-2013 is applicable to Energy Rating Index (ERI) calculations for multifamily dwelling units in the context of

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Announcing the RESNET/CRESNET 2018 Cross Border Builder Challenge

June 22nd, 2017 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

Rules of Engagement  A friendly competition between American and Canadian home builders Lowest HERS score in all categories wins!! Home must be 3rd party HERS rated between January 28, 2017 & January 26,  2018 Awards will be presented at 2018 RESNET Building Performance Conference in Orlando Florida. Challenge submission’s deadline  is January 26, 2018. To

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Insulation Institute Releases Guide on “Grade I Insulation Installation: Why Builders Should Care” and Short Video on “Why Proper Insulation Installation Matters” Invaluable Tools for HERS Raters and Energy Smart Builders

June 20th, 2017 - Posted by under RESNET News

Grade I refers to an insulation installation quality rating system developed by RESNET. Using a three grade approach, HERS raters are trained to assess the quality of insulation installation. Grade I is the best, Grade III the worst. According to the Insulation Institute this is different than traditional code inspection of insulation which is done

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Introducing RESNET’s New Quality Assurance Contractor Manager – Scott Doyle

June 15th, 2017 - Posted by under RESNET News

RESNET is pleased to announce that it has appointed Scott Doyle as RESNET’s new Quality Assurance Contractor Manager. The new Quality Assurance Contractor Manager position will significantly expand RESNET’s quality assurance effort.  When the new RESNET quality assurance standards are adopted, all quality assurance activities will be undertaken by Quality Assurance Agents who will be

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The Best Training Possible

June 13th, 2017 - Posted by Dina Dillon under Training Opportunities

We want you to succeed and receive the best training possible by offering our in person workshop over 2 weeks- July 10-14th and finish up July 17-21st (9AM-5PM). With field and software training, lecture time, and business discussions, our HERS Rater workshop provides a broad experience for newcomers and people who have previously worked in

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Free Webinar on Great Opportunity for RESNET HERS Raters to Obtain International Code Council’s (ICC) Residential Energy Inspector/Plans Examiner Certification

June 13th, 2017 - Posted by under RESNET News

 Tuesday, July 11, 2017 RESNET will be hosting a free webinar “HERS Raters Becoming Certified ICC Energy Inspectors” on Tuesday, July 11, 2017.  Ryan Meres, RESNET’s Program Director will explore this opportunity and explain how to achieve this ICC certification. Developed by the International Code Council (ICC), the ICC’s Residential Energy Inspector/Plans Examiner Certification demonstrates

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Introducing RESNET’s New Communications Director Valerie Briggs

June 8th, 2017 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

Valerie Briggs has been appointed as the RESNET Communications Director. Most recently, Valerie served as the Director of Marketing and Business Development at North American Technician Excellence (NATE), overseeing business development, advertising, marketing, and public relations activities for the organization. Prior to joining NATE, Ms. Briggs worked as Senior Director of External Communications and Marketing

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