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Cultivating a New Generation of Leadership in the HERS Industry – The RESNET Emerging Leadership Council

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

A Not-to-Miss Session at the 2017 RESNET Conference for Emerging Generation of the HERS Industry To remain sustainable the HERS Industry needs to cultivate leadership from the new generation. X generation and Millennials communicate in different form than Baby Boomers who gave birth for the industry.  In order to remain relevant the industry must recruit,

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RESNET Board of Directors 2017 Annual Meeting Sunday, February 26, 2017 Papago, The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch

February 21st, 2017 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The RESNET Board of Directors 2017 Meeting will take place on Sunday, February 28, 2016 in the Papago Room of the Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch. The public is invited to attend the RESNET Board Meeting. The meeting’s agenda will include: 1:30 p.m.        Meeting Called to Order Roll Call – Kelly Stephens, RESNET Board Secretary

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NEW RESNET Professional Designation! HERS Associate

February 20th, 2017 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

With the increase in the demand for HERS Ratings builders are increasingly requesting suppliers to relate what contribution the product would have on their homes’ HERS Index score. Suppliers were seeking a way for their staff to be able to answer the question without the time and expense of their staff going through the full

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2017 RESNET Building Performance Conference to Feature EEBA High Performance Building Track

February 17th, 2017 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The Energy & Environmental Building Alliance (EEBA) is the noted “go-to” organization on education on high building performance and building science.  EEBA provides an invaluable platform for insight, collaboration and education. EEBA delivers unique and relevant, multi-platform educational resources with the intention to manifest sustainable and responsible building principles in the design, marketing and execution

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2017 RESNET Building Performance Conference to Feature Forum on Utilities and HERS Software Programs

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

Utility energy efficient homes programs are increasingly using HERS raters for verification of the performance of homes.  A recent report published by the Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) found that a majority of utility new homes programs rely on HERS ratings for compliance verification. It is critical to utility new homes programs that the calculated savings

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2017 RESNET Building Performance Conference to Feature Sessions on ENERGY STAR New Homes and Zero Energy Ready Home Programs

February 14th, 2017 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The key federal efforts to promote high energy performance homes are the Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR New Homes and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Zero Energy Ready Home programs. A special feature of the 2017 RESNET Building Performance Conference will be a set of sessions focused on these federal programs. The 2017 RESNET Conference

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New Technologies Changing Our Industry to be a Focus at 2017 RESNET Building Performance Conference

February 10th, 2017 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

There has been a virtual revolution in how a home’s energy performance can be tested and inspected.  From drones in crawl spaces to apps, HERS raters will have new tools that will save them time and result in more accurate results. WiFi devices are becoming standard in most of the equipment used and the apps

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