You’ve probably seen him at the RESNET Conference, or just about any other event involving HERS Raters. In this video, Training and Rating Provider Brett Dillon, of IBS Advisors, LLC, talks about the right way to market HERS Ratings: For more information about IBS Advisors, visit http://www.ibsadvisorsllc.com, or you can join in on our Facebook
Since its launch in 2008, the LEED for Homes program has experienced outstanding growth. To date, LEED for Homes has registered more than 30,000 homes nationwide and seen over 9,000 units achieve certification so far. The LEED for Homes growth curve continues to accelerate, with a major percentage of those numbers coming this year alone.
The Pennsylvania Energy Efficient New Homes Program encourages builders to build and consumers to buy new energy efficient homes within Met-Ed, Penelec, and Penn Power utility service territories. To qualify for the Pennsylvania program, a home must be at least 15 percent more energy efficient than the service area’s current local building codes require. Homes
Raters Can Receive Required Professional Development Training by Attending the 2011 RESNET Building Performance Conference
Effective on January 1, 2010, RESNET standards require that certified raters must meet professional development requirements every three years. Certified raters can meet this new requirement by attending sessions of the 2011 RESNET Building Performance Conference. RESNET has adopted new procedures for documenting attendance of conference sessions. The conference program will contain a space by
RESNET’s standards require that certified Home Energy Raters receive professional development training to maintain their certification. This training can be met by one of the following options: Complete 18 hours of refresher course(s) offered by a RESNET Accredited Training Provider every three years. Documentation of 18 hours of attendance at a RESNET Building Performance Conference
For any of you who know James Lamb, he was severely injured in a head-on collision while on a service trip to Mexico. For more information and to share your good wishes with the family, see the following website: http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/jameslamb This post was submitted by Brian Christensen.
In order for consumers to invest in high energy performance homes, they need to easily understand the benefits of such homes. The U.S. Department of Energy has launched a new online tool that should make this task easier. The EnergySmart Home ScaleSM online tool is an interactive feature on the Builders Challenge website that enables