RESBlog - Rater Information

RESNET Adopts Policy to Allow BPI Approved Proctors to Proctor the RESNET Online Rater Test

November 23rd, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Rater Information, RESNET News, RESNET Notes - November 2010

The RESNET Training and Education Committee has adopted a policy that will allow Building Performance Institute (BPI) proctors to proctor the online RESNET National Rater Test.  RESNET Accredited Rater Training Providers will now have the additional option of having a BPI Approved Proctor to proctor the rater test in addition to libraries, schools, colleges or

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U.S. Department of Energy’s New Home Energy Score Presents Opportunity for RESNET Home Energy Survey Professionals

November 23rd, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Rater Information, RESNET News, RESNET Notes - October 2010, Technical

New Home Energy Score On November 9, 2010, Secretary of Energy Chu announced the launch of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Home Energy Score pilot program. The Home Energy Score will offer homeowners a straightforward survey about their homes’ energy efficiency.   A report provides consumers with a home energy score between 1 and 10, and

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Raters – How to Find Training Opportunities for Meeting RESNET’s Professional Development Requirements

October 27th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Rater Information, RESNET News

Raters outside the state of California are required to have eighteen hours of RESNET approved professional development credits every three years. To view RESNET approved rater professional development opportunities, click on http://archive.resnet.us/rater/ce_credits/events/default.aspx RESNET is continually approving rater professional development training courses so check back on the site often. Only RESNET accredited rater training providers are

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RESNET Adopts Guidelines for Combustion Safety Testing and Developing Work Orders

October 27th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Energy Auditor Information, Energy Efficiency, Job Opportunities, Rater Information, RESNET News, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - October 2010

With the growing interest by consumers, utilities and governments in comprehensive retrofits, the RESNET Board of Directors has adopted the “RESNET Interim Guidelines for Combustion Appliance Testing and Writing Work Scope”. The guidelines provide an opportunity for RESNET certified home energy raters and energy auditors to be trained and certified to undertake combustion appliance testing

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RESNET and the Air Conditioning Contractors of America Enters Into Strategic Partnership to Promote Improvements in Home Energy Performance

October 27th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Legislation, Rater Information, Recovery Through Retrofit, RESNET News, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - October 2010

RESNET Executive Director Steve Baden and ACCA President Paul T.Stalknecht with MOU RESNET and the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work together to promote home energy performance in the U.S. The major components of the MOU include supporting the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in its implementation of

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Getting Started as an Energy Star Partner

October 20th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Energy Efficiency, Job Opportunities, Rater Information, RESNET News

“Home industry professionals who partner with EPA’s ENERGY STAR can increase revenue, enhance customer satisfaction, and gain national recognition as industry and environmental leaders. ENERGY STAR and its partners work together to promote the benefits and increase sales of energy-efficient homes.” – Energy Star It all starts with becoming RESNET certified, visit the Energy Star

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RESNET and EPA Working Together to Educate Home Energy Raters of New ENERGY STAR for Homes Version 3 Guidelines

August 24th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Rater Information, RESNET News, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - August 2010

EPA and RESNET are working together to ensure that Home Energy Raters are prepared to successfully deliver ENERGY STAR for Homes Version 3 Guidelines to their builder customers.  To accomplish this, EPA will require that all Home Energy Raters take ENERGY STAR for Homes Version 3 training through a RESNET-accredited Training Provider to be eligible

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