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Don’t miss this HERS Rater Course, limited spots available!

June 21st, 2016 - Posted by Dina Dillon under Training Opportunities

The live classroom/field training: July 18-22, Monday-Friday, Seguin, Texas Review and Exams: July 27-29th Wednesday-Friday Online training is expected to be completed at your own pace prior to attending the in person class. In person classroom instruction will include reviewing plans, rating software training and building science review. Field training includes blower door & duct

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RESNET Executive Director Steve Baden Appointed to Freddie Mac Energy Efficiency Financing Task Force

June 21st, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

In recognition of RESNET’s leadership in building energy performance and energy efficiency financing, RESNET Executive Director, Steve Baden, has been appointed by Freddie Mac to serve on their Energy Efficiency Financing Task Force. The mission of the task force is to develop a set of recommendations to Freddie Mac that would: Create a framework to

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Senior Energy Rater Needed

June 16th, 2016 - Posted by Alexandra Kirsten under Job Opportunities

Environmental Solutions Group, based in Greensboro NC, is currently looking for a Senior Energy Rater. Send resume and cover letter to Ali at to apply. Duties: • Conduct HERS Ratings, ENERGY STAR assessments and National Green Building Standard (NGBS) verification of residential and commercial properties including: o Code compliance duct and whole house testing

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RESNET Standard Development Committee 300 Appoints Task Group to Examine the Feasibility of Developing a Cost-Based Metric for the HERS Index

June 16th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

Since 2000 the technical basis for the HERS calculation has been the Normalized Modified End Use Loads Method.  Standard ANSI/RESNET/ICC 301-2014 and the Energy Rating Index compliance option of the 2015 International Energy Conservation Standard are both based on this calculation method. To date over 1.7 million homes have been HERS rated and issued a

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RESNET Sponsors Energy Efficiency Zone at the 2016 International Code Council Building Safety and Design Expo

June 14th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

RESNET Standards Development Committee (SDC) 300 Appoints Multifamily HERS Ratings Sub Committee

June 9th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

Multifamily homes are growing increasingly important to the HERS Industry. Previously an ad hoc group developed a set of guidelines for the rating of low, mid and high rise multifamily buildings.  In 2014 the RESNET Board of Directors adopted the guidelines.  To view the guidelines go to RESNET Guidelines for Multifamily Energy Ratings It was the

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Become a HERS Rater with the NE HERS Alliance this fall!

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

Online Component: September 19th-30th – Weekdays 9am-12pm 4-Day Classroom/Field Training: October 18th-21st – North Haven, CT Training Fee is $2340 (sign up by September 5th for $100 off!) and includes: all four RESNET Exam Fees- including the new Practical Simulation Exam ($600 total value); the Northeast HERS Training and Reference Manual ($100 value); a one-year

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