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Be ALL IN at the 2017 RESNET Conference Expo!

January 27th, 2017 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

There are still a few spaces remaining in the expo at the 2017 RESNET Building Performance Conference! The 2017 RESNET Conference will take place on February 27 – March 1, 2017 at the scenic Scottsdale Resort and Conference Center. The expo has been moved to be closer to the conference action.  It is now located

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RESNET Adopts Standard Amendment on Persistence of the Use of Previous Versions of HERS Software When Standards Change

January 26th, 2017 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The release of the newest version of the software represented by the new ANSI/RESNET/ICC 301-2014 has dramatically demonstrated an issue that has been apparent for quite some time. Every time standards and software are updated, the HERS Index score can change.  In the case of ANSI/RESNET/ICC 301-2014 the score change is dramatic.  As the HERS

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RESNET Designates New Energy Smart Builders

January 24th, 2017 - 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 South Carolina to Colorado have entered into Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) with RESNET to commit to having their homes energy rated by a certified RESNET HERS Rater and marketing their homes’ HERS Index Score.

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Face-to-Face, Hands-on HERS Rater training available

January 20th, 2017 - Posted by Sharla Riead under Training Opportunities, Upcoming Events

We have just opened up another full HERS Rater training class. Full info is available at: This is a hands-on in-person class conveniently located in Kansas City, Missouri. Training fee starts at $1,680.00 and class runs from April 3, 2017 through April 12, 2017. The number of spaces is extremely limited to ensure every

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Final Reminder January 27, 2017 is the Deadline for the Special “Early Bird” 2017 RESNET Building Performance Registration Discount

January 20th, 2017 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

If you register for the 2017 RESNET Conference by Friday, January 27, 2017, you will receive an “early bird” conference registration discount.  After that date, conference registration will increase by $100.00. The RESNET conference is a “not to miss event”.  The Conference offers a unique opportunity to learn first-hand about the exciting opportunities for high

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Free RESNET Webinar “RESNET Update – Exciting Times Ahead” Wednesday February 8, 2017

January 19th, 2017 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

RESNET and the HERS Industry has made incredible strides in the past few years.  Notable progress includes: Over 206,000 homes being HERS rated (Over 16,000 more homes than were HERS rated in 2015) RESNET standards being incorporated into the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) The 2018 IECC including more realistic targets for the Energy

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RESNET Adopts Standard Interpretation on Calculating the Energy Performance of Clothes Dryers

January 17th, 2017 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) amended the clothes dryer performance test procedures (10 CFR Parts 429 and 430) to stipulate the Combined Energy Factor (CEF) as the efficiency metric effective September 13, 2013. The CEF includes the active drying cycle energy as well as energy consumed during Stand-by and Off modes. Due to the

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