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Residential Energy Efficiency, Field Service Associate (Portland, OR)

October 31st, 2017 - Posted by Derek Swenson under RESNET News

Residential Energy Efficiency Field Services Associate TRC Companies Inc. Portland, OR JOB DESCRIPTION: TRC Energy Services (TRC), a nationally known energy efficiency consultancy, is seeking a field services associate to support our residential energy efficiency programs in Oregon. This position will support residential single- and multifamily energy efficiency projects and programs with a building science

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RESNET Clears Up Rumors on Sharing HERS Data with Green Building and Energy Efficiency Programs

October 30th, 2017 - Posted by valerie@resnet.us under RESNET News

There have been rumors spreading about a proposed policy being considered by the RESNET Board that would disallow HERS Raters from sharing HERS Index Scores with green building and energy efficiency programs. These rumors are patently false. The RESNET Board of Directors is considering a general policy on who can access the data contained in

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Insulation Institute Publishes “Guide to Understanding What Builders Want From HERS Raters”

October 26th, 2017 - Posted by emma@resnet.us under RESNET News

The Insulation Institute has published an indispensable guide for certified RESNET HERS Raters to better understand how they can improve communications with builders and make it easier to work together. In the first half of 2016, the Insulation Institute conducted two rounds of qualitative research to better understand how builders and HERS Raters interact. This

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LEED: The Way to a Green Future with Sustainable Building Design

October 24th, 2017 - Posted by Sandy Winkelman under RESNET News

LEED: The Way to a Green Future with Sustainable Building Design was created by Hendrick Screen This post was submitted by Sandy Winkelman.

Builder Magazine Features HERS Index in “I’M WITH HERS” Story

October 24th, 2017 - Posted by emma@resnet.us under RESNET News

Builder Magazine recently published a story on the HERS Index. The story concludes, “The point is, the first job of an energy benchmark is to give homeowners and property managers as well as appraisers of value a consistent measure of how a particular home compares with others in its efficiency, performance, and operational costs. The

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15 Tools Every Homeowner Should Own

October 19th, 2017 - Posted by Mike Knapczyk under RESNET News

15 Tools Every Homeowner Should Own created by Chicago Metro Home Inspections This post was submitted by Mike Knapczyk.

How To Prep And Spend On A Home Remodel

October 19th, 2017 - Posted by Kyle Erdmann under RESNET News

Home Remodeling Guide from Erdmann Exterior Designs This post was submitted by Kyle Erdmann.