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In Appreciation of Two Decades of Leadership Provided by Current and Past Board Members

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

RESNET and the HERS industry has made incredible progress over the past two decades.  In the beginning there were a few thousand homes rated a year, but by the year 2015 there were over 190,000 homes HERS rated and issued a HERS Index score.  A special appreciation goes out to the leaders listed below who

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HERS Rater Training Deadline Extended to Sept. 14th!

September 8th, 2016 - Posted by Betsy Ames under Training Opportunities

Become a HERS Rater with the NE HERS Alliance this fall! Registration Deadline Extended to September 14th! Online Component: September 19th-30th – Weekdays 9am-12pm 5-Day Classroom/Field Training: October 17th-21st – North Haven, CT Training Fee is $2495 and includes $1895 for the combined online and classroom components and all four RESNET exam fees, a $600

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Boilers: thermodynamics and combustion

September 8th, 2016 - Posted by Lisa McNabola under Posts and Views

Seeking energy savings? A basic understanding of boilers and how to control them is a good place to start. Explore thermodynamics, heat transfer and combustion during this on-demand webinar. It is intended for those interested in learning more about boiler systems and the controls used for automatic operation. Learn more, register and watch today. On-demand

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Natural Resources Defense Council Posts Blog on Increase Demand for HERS Ratings

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

David Goldstein of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) posted a blog on the NRDC website entitled, “Sometimes Market Forces Work”. The post comments on the increase of the number of homes HERS rated in the first half of 2016 as compared to the number of homes rated over the same period in 2015. Key

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New guide on what builders want from HERS raters

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

Insulation Institute Free Guide Shares Research on What Builders Want From HERS Raters Over the first half of 2016, The Insulation Institute (NAIMA) conducted two rounds of qualitative research with a diverse set of builders who have significant experience working with HERS raters. The results of the research shed light on their perspective of raters,

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Flir T420

September 6th, 2016 - Posted by Carol Hauff under Posts and Views

FLIR T420 thermal imaging camera for sale. I bought the camera directly from Flir, 2 years ago, for equine thermography. FLIR has all the info you need on their site. Asking $7,500. Located in PA. Please respond to This post was submitted by Carol Hauff.

New York City Adopts Energy Rating Index Compliance Option to Municipal Energy Code

September 6th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

On July 14, 2016, New York City joined the ranks of states and municipalities that have adopted the 2015 IECC Energy Rating Index option when the New York City Council voted to adopt the 2016 New York City Energy Conservation Code. The residential section of the 2016 New York City Energy Conservation Construction Code is

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