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International Code Council Recognizes RESNET Continuing Education Training on the Energy Rating Index Option of the International Energy Conservation Code

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

As part of the International Code Council (ICC) – RESNET partnership, RESNET has received designation as an ICC Preferred Education Provider.  This means that RESNET Accredited Training Providers, acting as RESNET Instructors, can now offer continuing education units (CEU’s) based on ICC approved RESNET training courses The ICC has recently approved RESNET’s application for a

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Summer HERS Rater Training

May 31st, 2016 - Posted by Dina Dillon under Training Opportunities

The Dillon Group’s next in-person Rater training will be held July 18-22 (Mon-Fri)/July 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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Demonstration Near Net Zero Energy and Water Home Retrofit Conducted by Whirlpool Corporation at Purdue University

May 26th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

While it is currently understood that a home could be retrofitted to be able to produce as much as energy as its consumes, what about a net zero water efficiency home?  How would one go about making a home that produces as much water as it consumes? To research this question the Whirlpool Corporation teamed

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Check out the new RESNET Infographic! on HERS Index

May 24th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

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RESNET Designates New Energy Smart Builders

May 19th, 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 Illinois 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 Score.

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Fenstration Solar Gain

May 16th, 2016 - Posted by Charles Murphy under Posts and Views

I am conducting research focused on the effects of fenstration solar gain on residential energy balance. Section 303.2 of http://www.resnet.us/professional/resnet-standards/mortgage clearly takes account of INCREASED cooling costs due solar gain during the summer, but it is not clear if it accounts for the REDUCED heating costs due to solar gain during the winter. Can anyone

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Shawna Cuan of the Utah Governor’s Office of Energy Development Appointed to RESNET Standard Development Committee 900 – Quality Assurance

May 12th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

Shawna Cuan, Building & Industrial Energy Efficiency Program Specialist for the Utah Governor’s Office of Energy Development has been appointed by the RESNET Standards Management Board to serve on the RESNET Standard Development Committee (SDC) 900.  The RESNET SDC 900 is responsible for the development and amending of RESNET’s quality assurance standards. Shawna has worked

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