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RESNET Posts New Federal Advocacy Toolkit

April 23rd, 2019 - Posted by valerie@resnet.us under RESNET News

RESNET is launching a public policy advocacy campaign to help the HERS® Industry and its allies engage with their Members of Congress during the 116th Congress.  There are over 100 new Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives as a result of the recent mid-term elections, many of whom may be unfamiliar with

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RESTalk EP23: RESNET Emerging Leader Fellows

April 22nd, 2019 - Posted by valerie@resnet.us under RESNET News

At times we all wish we had a crystal ball. You know, something to help you see into the future. What if the crystal ball was a gateway into your imagination, your own personal vision of what you could help accomplish in the future? Pretty awesome, right? That’s the spirit of our conversation today with

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Public Comment Period Open for Draft PDS-01 of proposed Addendum 34: Quality Assurance Data File

April 22nd, 2019 - Posted by valerie@resnet.us under RESNET News

RESNET Standard Development Committee 900 approved draft PDS-01 of Addendum 34 for public review and comment. Only changes to the Mortgage Industry National Home Energy Rating Standards (MINHERS) shown in draft PDS-01 by strike through/underline in red print are open for comment. Proposed Addendum 34 amends the RESNET Mortgage Industry National Home Energy Rating Standards minimum

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2019 DOE National Energy Codes Conference

April 19th, 2019 - Posted by valerie@resnet.us under RESNET News

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Building Energy Codes Program is pleased to announce the 2019 National Energy Codes Conference! This year’s event will be in the sunny and mile-high city of Denver, Colorado, May 28-30, 2019. Join us for three days of informative sessions, interactive discussions, and educational opportunities. The National Energy Codes Conference

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RESNET Congratulates HERS Rating Providers, Energy Smart Builders and Suppliers Advisory Board Members Receiving 2019 EPA Energy Star Awards

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

RESNET® congratulates the HERS® Rating Providers, Energy Smart Builders, and Suppliers Advisory Board Members who have been recognized for the 2019 ENERGY STAR Awards. Each year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) honors a group of businesses and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. Whether a first time Partner of

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RESNET to Host Webinar on 2019 Federal Policy Advocacy

April 16th, 2019 - Posted by valerie@resnet.us under RESNET News

RESNET® is launching a public policy advocacy campaign to help the HERS® Industry and its allies engage with their Members of Congress during the 116th Congress. There are over 100 new Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives as a result of the recent mid-term elections, many of whom may be unfamiliar with

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RESNET® Proposes Standard Addenda: Draft PDS-01 of proposed Addendum 41f: “Tropical Climate Zone” and “Living Space” Definitions; Time-limited Leakage Test Exception of Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands

April 15th, 2019 - Posted by valerie@resnet.us under RESNET News

This addendum establishes definitions for “Tropical Climate Zone” and “Living Space” and provides a temporary exemption from infiltration testing for homes in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. While the definitions of Conditioned Floor Area and Conditioned Space Volume intentionally exclude portions of a home that are not conditioned, these definitions did not anticipate

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