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RESNET Adopts Standard Amendment on Revising Rater and Quality Assurance Designee Training and Certification Requirements

August 6th, 2014 - Posted by RESNET under Hot Topics, RESNET News

After the RESNET non-ANSI standard amendment review and comment process, the RESNET Standards Management Board has adopted the amending of Addendum 1 of the Mortgage Industry National Home Energy Rating Standards.  The RESNET Training and Education Committee undertook a four month process of considering public comments submitted on the proposed amendment.  Changes contained in the

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US & Canadian Home Energy Performance Goal of 2015 RESNET Cross Border Builder Challenge

August 5th, 2014 - Posted by RESNET under Conference, RESNET News

Steve Baden, Executive Director of RESNET, and John Godden, President of the Canadian counterpart CRESNET announced the 2015 RESNET Cross Border Home Builder Challenge.  “The 2014 RESNET Cross Border Home Builder Challenge was such a huge success in promoting the utilization of the HERS Index (Home Energy Rating System) and energy efficient home building in

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PHIUS+ Rater Training, Open to Certified RESNET Raters September 10-11, 2014

August 5th, 2014 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News, Upcoming Events

San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront 1800 Old Bayshore Highway Burlingame, CA 94010 The 9th Annual North American Passive House Conference is presented in partnership with Passive House Alliance US (PHAUS) and Passive Buildings Canada. The leading passive building conclave in North America, each year the conference draws hundreds of architects, policy makers, developers, builders, engineers, building

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Energy Auditor (Sub-contractor)

August 4th, 2014 - Posted by Alex Gomez under Job Opportunities

Lightly Treading, Inc., in Denver Colorado, is looking to fill an available sub-contractor position in our Energy Auditor department. Please read the job description attached. If you have the qualifications stated, please feel free to contact us. We look forward to hearing from you. This post was submitted by Alex Gomez.

RESNET Commissions Study on Cost Effectiveness of the 2015 IECC Energy Rating Index Option

August 4th, 2014 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News

In 2013 the International Codes Council (ICC) adopted an Energy Rating Index performance option to the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC).  The 2015 IECC Energy Rating Index scores are very stringent. RESNET commissioned the Florida Solar Energy Center to undertake an analysis to determine the cost effectiveness of the Energy Rating Index requirements of

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Online Professional Development training

July 31st, 2014 - Posted by Darrel Tenter under Training Opportunities

Two new online courses approved for Professional Development from Saturn Resource Management. Building Science Overview – 4 PD units This course is an introduction or overview of the fields of Energy Auditing and Building Science. The content in this course is derived from our full Energy Auditor Certification course. If an individual is already certified,

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Hybrid HERS Rater Trainings This Fall: Register by September 1st for $100 off!

July 30th, 2014 - Posted by Laurie DiDonato under Training Opportunities

Online Component: September 29th-October 10th Choose from 2 Classroom Sessions: October 27-30 – Manchester, NH November 3-7 – Berlin, CT The Northeast HERS Alliance is offering a NEW Hybrid Rater training course designed to prepare individuals to become certified Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Raters. The class includes 30 hours of online study, and 4

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