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Potential New HERS rater position in Columbus, OH

July 8th, 2014 - Posted by Shana Wren under Job Opportunities

Established HERS rating firm in Columbus, OH seeking interested candidates for potential full-time hire as a production oriented HERS rater position. The ideal candidate will be relatively local or willing to relocate and currently certified or in the process of being qualified as a RESNET HERS Rater. If interested, call 614-308-9894 or email shana.wren@installed.net Thank

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Blower door duck blaster for sale

July 8th, 2014 - Posted by Michael Kilgariff under Posts and Views

I have a Minneapolis blower door and duct blaster for sale. They both have 700 manometers. Please call 336-817-0239. Duct blaster never used Blower door used slightly Mike This post was submitted by Michael Kilgariff.

Columbia Gas of Ohio and AEP Ohio Incorporates HERS Index Score into EfficiencyCrafted New Homes Program

July 7th, 2014 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News

More and more consumers are pushing to know about the energy efficiency of the homes that they are considering to purchase..  To help push this momentum, Columbia Gas of Ohio and AEP Ohio have launched an energy savings program that provides energy efficiency guidelines for new home construction, the EfficiencyCrafted program. The EfficiencyCrafted  program has

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earn RESNET CEUs at Green Homes Summit 2014

July 3rd, 2014 - Posted by Maia Dauner under Upcoming Events

Green Homes Summit 2014, a two day conference featuring industry experts in residential green building to be held August 22-23, 2014 at the Sharonville Convention Center in Cincinnati OH, announces a discount for early registration now through July 11, 2014. The $225 Early Registration fee includes admission to all presentations, the exhibitor hall and reception.

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Owens Corning and RESNET Team Up to Promote the Improvement of Energy Performance in the United States

July 3rd, 2014 - Posted by RESNET under Hot Topics, RESNET News

RESNET has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Owens Corning to promote building energy performance.  The collaborative effort is aimed at new homes and existing homes as well as commercial buildings. The elements of the collaboration include: Owens Corning agrees to introduce its contractor customers to the RESNET Energy Smart designation and educate them

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RESNET Publishes Factsheets on Home Energy Ratings and the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code

June 26th, 2014 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News

In October 2013 the International Code Council added an Energy Rating Index option to the 2015 version of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC).  The Energy Rating Index Option set the following scores as compliance to the 2015 IECC: Climate Zone 2015 IECC Energy Rating Index Score Zone 1 52 Zone 2 52 Zone 3

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The Powers That Be

June 23rd, 2014 - Posted by Scott Doyle under Hot Topics, Posts and Views

Ever felt like the Powers That Be are conspiring against you? Let’s admit it, we’ve all played the victim at one time or another. And we’ve all blamed a faceless enemy for our problems- The Fed, The Man, The Big Dog, Illuminati… The Knights of Columbus. Okay, I’ve yet to hear a conspiracy theory on

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