From the Desk of Cardice Howard

December 13th, 2018 - Posted by under RESNET News

To:     HERS® Industry and RESNET® Network Going forward together is RESNET’S 2019 Building Performance Conference theme.  I want to resonate that theme and Go Forward Together.  Kathy Spigarelli announced her retirement from RESNET after serving 20 years as Deputy Director. I will step in as Acting Deputy Director on January 1, 2019. My priorities will

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2019 Goals and Priorities

December 11th, 2018 - Posted by under RESNET News

RESNET Hosts Free Webinar – “All Signs Point to Zero: How Raters Can Serve the New Housing Imperative” 3:00 p.m. Eastern – Tuesday December 18, 2018

December 6th, 2018 - Posted by under RESNET News

Make no mistake about it. The vast innovation imperative transforming every industry is coming to a housing industry near you…soon! This is because homebuyers are growing exponentially smarter. Lowest cost per square foot will no longer close the deal.  And we haven’t even begun to talk about the new risks confronting builders as energy codes

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Cardice Howard Named Acting RESNET® Deputy Director

December 4th, 2018 - Posted by under RESNET News

Cardice Howard has been appointed as the RESNET Acting Deputy Director.  Her appointment is the result of the current RESNET Deputy Director Kathy Spigarelli’s retirement on January 1, 2019. Many of you know Cardice Howard from her recent term on the RESNET Board of Directors. In her role as RESNET Operations Manager, she has brought

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Listen Now! RESTalk EP14: “Evolving Standards For Multifamily Ratings”

December 3rd, 2018 - Posted by under RESNET News

What’s the most effective way to conduct an energy rating on a multifamily building? We discuss with Gayathri Vijayakumar, Chair of RESNET® Standards Development Committee (SDC) 300, the efforts of her and a dedicated group of individuals that have moved multifamily building energy ratings from guidelines to becoming a part of the existing HERS® Standards 301 and

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RESNET® Program Director and HERS® Raters Highlighted in Builder Magazine’s “Young Building Pros” Feature

November 29th, 2018 - Posted by under RESNET News

Builder Magazine recently featured profiles of five professionals under the age of 40 who the publication found represent the next generation of research-based building practitioners. Three of those five include two HERS Raters and RESNET’s own staff member, Program Director Ryan Meres. As the article opens, “While it’s no secret that building professionals such as

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RESNET Designates New Energy Smart Builders

November 27th, 2018 - Posted by under RESNET News

An increasing number of builders are taking advantage of the marketing power of the RESNET HERS® Index Score. Builders across the nation, from Utah to Florida, have recently entered into Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) with RESNET. These MOUs state that the builder will commit to having their homes energy rated by a certified RESNET Rater and

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