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New Marketing Tools for RESNET Energy Smart Builders

October 15th, 2015 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The RESNET HERS Index tools are designed to help RESNET Energy Smart Builders effectively promote their homes to prospective buyers. The tools can be customized, allowing builders to insert their company logos and information. The HERS Index tools are part of RESNET’s ongoing commitment to support our builder partners in their efforts to successfully market

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Now Hiring In Orange County HERS Rater

October 13th, 2015 - Posted by Kathryn Campbell under Job Opportunities

Hers Rater for Energy Efficiency Company (Orange County) compensation: DOE employment type: full-time HERS Rater Hers Rater for Energy Efficiency Consulting Company This is an Orange County Position. Please live in the Orange County Area. HERS RATER ($12 – $18/hr Full Time + Benefits after 30 days) ) We are a leading energy efficiency consulting

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State of New Jersey Adopts Energy Rating Index Compliance Option to State Energy Code

October 13th, 2015 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

On September 21, 2015 the State of New Jersey joined the ranks of states that have adopted the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC).  Included with the adoption is the Energy Rating Index compliance option (N1106). The required Energy Rating Index scores in New Jersey that must be met are: Climate Zone 4                                             54 or

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RESNET Releases Home Buyer Video Explaining the HERS Index

October 8th, 2015 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

Across the nation the RESNET HERS Index Score is fast becoming a mainstream in the housing market. Homebuilders are having their homes energy rated and are marketing the HERS Index Score of their homes. Multiple Listing Services (MLS) are incorporating the HERS Index Scores in their listings and code jurisdictions are recognizing a HERS Index

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Deal or No Deal – You Name the Price

October 7th, 2015 - Posted by Kelly C. under Training Opportunities

Deal or No Deal – You Name the Price Let’s have some fun in October! Is there a training you have been wanting to take? A certification you need? Are you missing some CEU’s? Would you like to expand your business and increase your scope of work? Now is the time for you to do

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RESNET to Adopt Procedures to Address Calculating HERS Index Scores for Smaller Homes

October 6th, 2015 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

A criticism of the HERS Index is that currently it is more difficult for smaller homes to achieve a low HERS Index Score than larger homes.  RESNET has been engaged in discussion with stakeholders, including large production builders, and there has been an acceptance to have a standard that balances the scales for smaller homes.

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Sponsorship and Exhibit Opportunities for the 2016 RESNET Building Performance Conference

October 1st, 2015 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The 2016 RESNET Building Performance Conference will take place in Scottsdale, Arizona on February 29 – March 2, 2016. The theme of the 2014 RESNET Conference is “Commitment to Excellence”.  The annual RESNET Conference is the national event focusing on home energy ratings and building performance. Sponsorship Opportunities Being a sponsor of the 2016 RESNET

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