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Denver, Colorado Adopts Energy Rating Index Compliance Option to State Energy Code

March 22nd, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

On Monday, March 7, 2016, the Denver City Council adopted a new building energy code, the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC).  Included with the adoption is the Energy Rating Index compliance option (R406). The required Energy Rating Index score in Denver that must be met is 55 or lower.  The Energy Rating Index score

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RESNET & ICC Complete Work, American National Standard Institute (ANSI) Approves Standard on Blower Door and Duct Testing as an American National Standard

March 17th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

After undergoing considerable stakeholder input and review RESNET and the International Code Council (ICC) have completed work on the development of the RESNET/ICC 380-2016 “Standard for Testing Air Tightness of Building Enclosures, Air Tightness of Heating and Cooling Air Distribution Systems and Air Flow of Mechanical Ventilation Systems”. The Standard has been accepted by the

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2016 RESNET – CRESNET Cross Border Builder Challenge Awards Announced

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

The award winners of the 2016 RESNET Cross Border Home Builder Challenge, which helps promote the utilization of the HERS Index Score, were announced by Steve Baden, Executive Director of RESNET, and John Godden, President of the Canadian counterpart CRESNET, at the 2016 RESNET Building Performance Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona. The Cross Border Challenge is

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Spring Training is open for sign ups!

March 10th, 2016 - Posted by Dina Dillon under Training Opportunities

The Dillon Group’s next in-person Rater training will be held April 18-22nd (Mon-Fri)/April 27-29th (Wed-Fri), 2016! The training consists of online education modules delivered through our mobile learning platform prior to the in-person class, classroom instruction, out in the field training and then the following week the exam process begins, offering these proctored 2-hour exams:

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RESNET Designates New Energy Smart Builders

March 10th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

  An increasing number of builders are taking advantage of the marketing power of the RESNET HERS Index Score. Recently builders from South Carolina to Colorado have entered into Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) with RESNET to commit to having their homes energy rated by a certified RESNET HERS Rater and marketing their homes’ HERS Index

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RESNET Embarks on Enhancing the Consistency for Calculating HERS Index Scores Through a New RESNET Single-Source HERS Index Tool

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

As part of its commitment to excellence, RESNET has committed to a comprehensive effort to enhance the consistency of HERS Index scores. This holistic commitment to quality includes: Enhancing the Qualification of HERS Raters – RESNET is concluding a consensus based effort to enhance its standard for the training, assessment and certification of HERS raters.

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Energy Engineer, Manager – Oklahoma City

March 4th, 2016 - Posted by James Hatheway under Job Opportunities

Energy Engineer. CLEAResult, Oklahoma City, OK. Job ID: 2015-2877 Lead M&V projects at C&I facilities by identifying energy-saving opportunities, developing recommendations, and collecting information to quantify energy savings. Guide other engineers. 4+ years’ experience in energy engineering (industrial, consulting, energy services, and/or utility energy-efficiency programs). PE license optional. CEM certification strongly preferred. View, apply at

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