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Access to RESNET National Registry Now Open

October 22nd, 2014 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The RESNET National Registry is a source of valuable information to consumers, builders, utility programs and code officials.  Since 2012 all certified RESNET HERS Raters and homes that have been rated and issued a HERS Index Score have been entered into the registry. The RESNET Board of Directors has adopted a policy that interested parties

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RESNET Designates New Energy Smart Builders

October 17th, 2014 - 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 Colorado, Delaware, Michigan and Missouri have entered into Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) with RESNET. In the MOUs, the builders commit to having their homes energy rated by a certified RESNET rater and marketing their

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Are you asking the right question?

October 14th, 2014 - Posted by Brett Dillon under Training Opportunities

Everyone asks questions, for clarification or for curiosity. But did you know that there are actually six different types of questions? Knowing when the ask which type of question will greatly help in your understanding. What are the Six Types of Questions? * Conceptual Clarification * Probing Assumptions * Probing Rationale, Reasons, and Evidence *

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Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business Is Recipient of RESNET Rating Industry Scholarship

October 14th, 2014 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News

Craddock Group Energy, a disabled veteran owned business, has been awarded a RESNET Rating Industry Scholarship. 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

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RESNET Board of Directors Fall 2014 Meeting

October 6th, 2014 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News

The RESNET Board of Directors Fall 2014 Meeting will take place on Monday and Tuesday, November 3 – 4, 2014 at the Scottsdale Resort & Conference Center. The public is invited to attend the RESNET Board Meeting. The meeting’s agenda will include: Monday, November 3 – 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time Call to

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RESNET Proposes Revisions of Domestic Hot Water Amendment to its ANSI Standard for Home Energy Ratings

October 2nd, 2014 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News

Public comment on the proposed domestic hot water amendment to ANSI/RESNET 301-2014 resulted in substantive changes to the proposed amendment. Those changes include: Changes to clothes washer hot water use equation to correct a typographical transposition Changes to regression equation coefficients to update values Changes to branch length and loop length definitions for hot water

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RESNET Adopts Innovative Design Request for the Determination of Drain Water Heat Recovery (DWHR) System HERS Index Credits

October 2nd, 2014 - Posted by RESNET under Hot Topics, RESNET News

Over 35,000 Drain Water Heat Recovery (DHWR) units have been installed in homes in North America. Thousands of units are also in operation in commercial buildings such as multi-family residential, hotels, recreation facilities and restaurants.  The “IECC 2015 – Commercial” specifically provides for energy credit tradeoffs and IECC 2015 has performance requirements (e.g. maximum pressure

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