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RESNET is Accepting Comments on Substantive Changes to the Proposed Standard Amendment on Incorporating Reference to ANSI/RESNET/ICC Standard 380 Into ANSI/RESNET/ICC Standard 301

December 20th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The RESNET Standard Development Committee (SDC) 300 has authorized the release of proposed substantive changes to draft PDS-01 of BSR/RESNET/ICC 301-2014 Addendum D-201x, “Testing Airtightness of Building Enclosures, Airtightness of Heating and Cooling Air Distribution Systems, and Airflow of Mechanical Ventilation Systems: Reference Standard ANSI/RESNET/ICC 380-2016″ to the RESNET ANSI consensus standard amendment public review

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Reminder Deadline for Submitting Applications for the 2017 RESNET – CRESNET Challenge is January 27, 2017

December 15th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

Roy Honican, President of RESNET Board of Directors, and John Godden, President of the Canadian counterpart CRESNET, announced the 2017 Cross Border Builder Challenge.  “The previous Cross Border Home Builder Challenge awards have been such a huge success in promoting the utilization of the HERS Index and energy efficient home building in the U.S. and Canada

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ANSI/RESNET/ICC Standards to be Incorporated in the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code

December 13th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The electronic balloting of the International Code Council for the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) has been completed and the ANSI/RESNET/ICC Standard 380 and 301 have been incorporated into the IECC. RESNET submitted three proposals for the 2018 cycle of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC): RE83 – Basing the ANSI/RESNET/ICC Standard 380 standard

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RESNET Issues Standard Interpretation on Application of ANSI/RESNET 301-2014 to Multifamily Buildings

December 8th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

There was a request recently for RESNET to clarify whether HERS ratings can be conducted on a whole-building scale or whether they can be conducted only for individual dwelling units in multifamily buildings. The petitioner indicated that the absence of clarity in RESNET standards allows some rating software programs to have options for “multifamily, whole

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RESNET’s 2017 Goals, Vision and Mission

December 8th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

RESNET Partners with Green Builder Media to Present:Sustainability Symposium 2017: Ready for Anything January 9, 2017 Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts Orlando, Florida

December 6th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

RESNET is partnering with Green Builder Media for a unique sustainability event in Orlando, Florida on January 9, 2017 just prior to the International Builders Show (IBS). The event is the Sustainability Symposium 2017: Ready for Anything.  The event will bring together a diverse group of stakeholders in the building, business, policy, and media sectors

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RESNET Board of Directors Sets Organization’s Path to Success for 2017

December 1st, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The RESNET Board of Directors is working hard to secure the success and future of HERS ratings and RESNET’s membership. At its fall 2016 board meeting, the RESNET Board adopted the path for the organization to continue to grow the organization and the HERS industry. For the first time the RESNET Board adopted a set

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