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Roanoke Valley, Virginia Multiple Listing Service (MLS) Incorporates HERS Index Scores on Its Listings

March 14th, 2014 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

RESNET Energy Smart Builder Rich Backus of Timber Ridge Craftsmen, Inc. reports that the Roanoke Valley Association of Realtors (RVAR) is including the HERS Index Scores in its listing of homes for sale in the market.  The RVAR covers the southwest portion of Virginia including the city of Roanoke. Rich Backus reports that he has

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2014 RESNET – CRESNET Cross Border Builder Challenge Awards Announced

March 13th, 2014 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The award winners of the 2014 RESNET Cross Border Home Builder Challenge, which helps promote the utilization of the HERS Index have been announced by Steve Baden, Executive Director of RESNET, and John Godden, President of the Canadian counterpart CRESNET at the 2014 RESNET Building Performance Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. The Cross Border Challenge is

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RESNET Proposes ANSI Standard for Testing Air Leakage of Building Enclosures, Air Leakage of Heating and Cooling Air Distribution Systems, and Airflow of Mechanical Ventilation Systems (PDS-1)

March 13th, 2014 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News

There is a need for an American National Standard for testing the air leakage of enclosures and heating and cooling air distribution systems, and the airflow of mechanical ventilation systems. Home energy raters, energy auditors and code officials will benefit from a standard to evaluate the performance of these systems in residential buildings. To meet

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2014 Midwest Residential Energy Conference

March 12th, 2014 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

RESNET Launches Rating Industry Scholarship Fund for Disabled Veteran, Women and Minority Owned Businesses

March 12th, 2014 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News

The Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) with support from the U.S. Environment Protection Agency (EPA) has developed a scholarship program to encourage U.S. Small Business Administration designated Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses, Women-Owned Small Businesses and Minority Business Enterprises to become Home Energy Rating Companies and RESNET Accredited Providers. The scholarship program is intended to assist in

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What is RESNET?

March 11th, 2014 - Posted by Dina Dillon under Hot Topics, Posts and Views

In this video Brett Dillon explains the various roles of the RESNET organization. Great as a refresher for those in the industry and also those wanting to learn, “What is RESNET.” ) This post was submitted by Dina Dillon.

Full-Time Rater needed, Central/Northern New Jersey

March 11th, 2014 - Posted by Brian Stanfill under Job Opportunities

MaGrann Associates is looking to add a full-time Rater to our team in the Central/Northern New Jersey area. Please see the attached job posting, and send resumes to careers@magrann.com. job announcement – tech consultant.pdf (203 KB) This post was submitted by Brian Stanfill.