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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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RESNET Enters Into Strategic Partnership with the Insulation Contractors Association of America

August 24th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Recovery Through Retrofit, RESNET News, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - August 2010

The RESNET Board of Directors adopted as a priority of the organization to engage the retrofit industry and facilitating a relationship between raters and contractors. On August 12, 2010 RESNET Executive Director Steve Baden signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)  with Insulation Contractors Association of America (ICAA) Michael Kwart.  The goal of the agreement was

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NAHB Research Center Extends EnergyValue Home Award Application Deadline

July 27th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Recovery Through Retrofit, RESNET News, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - July 2010

July 08, 2010, Upper Marlboro, MD – The NAHB Research Center announces a deadline extension for the 2011 EnergyValue Housing Award New Home application now due on July 30, 2010. This was done to accommodate renovations described in the existing home competition as: projects that include additions larger than 75 percent of the existing building

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U.S. Department of Energy Releases Request for Information on Proposed Federal National Energy Rating Program for Homes

June 28th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Hot Topics, Recovery Through Retrofit, RESNET News, RESNET Notes - June 2010

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released a Request for Information (RFI) on its proposed new national energy rating program for homes.  Comments are due on July 10, 2010. The RFI states that it is primarily aimed at existing homes, but does not state that it will be restricted to existing homes.  It also

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