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January 29, 2016 is the Deadline for the Special “Early Bird” 2016 RESNET Building Performance Conference Registration Discount

January 12th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

If you register for the 2016 RESNET Conference by Friday, January 29, 2016 you will receive an “early bird” conference registration discount.  After that date, conference registration will increase by $100.00. Don’t miss this opportunity.  Register for the conference today by clicking on 2016 RESNET Building Performance Conference Registration The RESNET conference is a “not

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2016 Better Buildings: Better Business Confernece

January 7th, 2016 - Posted by Jennifer under Upcoming Events

The 2016 Better Buildings: Better Business Conference brings leaders of the residential building community together for three days of sessions, networking and fun in Wisconsin Dells from March 2–4, 2016. Connect technical strategies for building and remodeling homes with business strategies to help you succeed. Learn more and register today at http://www.seventhwave.org/betterbuildingswi/home This post was

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State of Illinois Adopts Energy Rating Index Compliance Option to State Energy Code

January 7th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

On January 1, 2016 the State of Illinois joined the ranks of states that have adopted the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC).  Included with the adoption is the Energy Rating Index compliance option (R406). The required Energy Rating Index scores in Illinois that must be met are: Climate Zone 4                                   54 or lower Climate Zone

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The Energy Rating Index, RESNET HERS Index and the 2015 IECC

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

Your Only Illinois Source for 2015 IECC Compliance and the Energy Rating Index If you are a building code official or energy policy professional, or work in code administration, you are already aware that new code requirements, including requirements for the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), will take effect Jan. 1. ICC may be your

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Results of the RESNET Board of Directors Election

January 5th, 2016 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

Members of the RESNET Board are elected by the members of his or her category of membership and serve a scattered term of two years.  The 2015 RESNET Board Election has concluded and the following were elected to the RESNET Board: Accredited Provider Representatives Dave Bell, TopBuild Home Services, Florida Steve Byers, EnergyLogic, Colorado Brett

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Are You Losing Your Certification Due to Insufficient CEUs?

January 4th, 2016 - Posted by Connor Dillon under Training Opportunities

RESNET Raters are required to earn 18 CEUs every three years to keep their certification. Have you? The Dillon Group, Inc launched Intellectual Ferret to provide the required CEUs for Raters. The online format makes it easy and convenient- you don’t have to spend time and money traveling to a live training event, or sit

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Mainstreaming the HERS Index in the Housing Market to be a Focus at the 2016 RESNET Building Performance Conference

December 29th, 2015 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

Across the nation the RESNET HERS Index Score is fast becoming a part of the mainstream in the housing market. Homebuilders are having their homes energy rated and are marketing the HERS Index Scores of their homes. Multiple Listing Services (MLS) are incorporating the HERS Index Scores in their listings and code jurisdictions are recognizing

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