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RESNET Launches New Website for Consumers on the HERS® Index

June 18th, 2019 - Posted by valerie@resnet.us under RESNET News

In 2019, RESNET will be launching a marketing campaign to increase consumers’ awareness of the HERS Index and its benefits. As part of this campaign, RESNET has launched a new consumer website RESNET HERS Index. The HERS Index website helps consumers better understand the HERS Index and the benefit of a HERS Rated home, and

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RESTalk EP27: Hiring the Next Generation of Workers with Clint Shireman

June 17th, 2019 - Posted by valerie@resnet.us under RESNET News

I’m not trying to ’cause a big s-s-sensation (talkin’ ’bout my generation) I’m just talkin’ ’bout my g-g-g-generation (talkin’ ’bout my generation) ~ My Generation (The Who) Generational differences: they can be hard to ignore, and sometimes cause unnecessary conflict. However, those of different generations working together often speak of more enriching experiences. Listen in

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Public Comment: Draft PDS-03 of Addendum 30, Quality Assurance and Draft PDS-01 of Addendum 43

June 13th, 2019 - Posted by valerie@resnet.us under RESNET News

Draft PDS-03 of Addendum 30, Quality Assurance  RESNET Standard Development Committee 900 approved draft PDS-03 of Addendum 30, Quality Assurance, for public review and comment. Proposed Addendum 30 amends the RESNET Mortgage Industry National Home Energy Rating Standards to implement the RESNET Board of Director’s policies regarding Quality Assurance for the HERS.  Public comments will be accepted

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2020 RESNET Building Performance Conference Session Nominations Now Open!

June 12th, 2019 - Posted by valerie@resnet.us under RESNET News

The RESNET Building Performance Conference is the premier national forum on home energy ratings, high energy performance homes, building energy codes and energy efficiency programs and policy.  Each year offers a new and exciting venue where attendees can learn usable solutions and information in an ever-evolving industry. Nowhere else will you find the exceptional range

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Legislation Introduced in Congress for Retrofit of Existing Homes

June 11th, 2019 - Posted by valerie@resnet.us under RESNET News

  All 31 Democratic members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee have introduced an infrastructure package, the “Leading Infrastructure For Tomorrow’s America Act”, or LIFT America Act, that is aimed at rebuilding America through investments in combating climate change, expanding broadband access and protecting public health and the environment.  The legislation authorizes over $33

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RESNET Welcomes New Energy Smart Builder Members

June 10th, 2019 - Posted by valerie@resnet.us under RESNET News

RESNET Energy Smart Builders are committed to increasing the energy performance of the homes they build. These energy efficient homes are more affordable to maintain, more comfortable and have a higher value compared to regular homes. RESNET Energy Smart Builders are committed to having all of their homes energy rated following RESNET’s stringent standards, and

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RESTalk 26: RESNET’s Role in the 2021 IECC Committee Action Hearings with Program Director Ryan Meres

June 3rd, 2019 - Posted by valerie@resnet.us under RESNET News

“I learned no detail was too small. It was all about the details.” – Brad Grey In this episode, we speak with Ryan Meres, Program Director at RESNET® about his experiences at the recent committee action hearings of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). Out of the 37 proposals identified for RESNET Board review, 13

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