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The HERS Index and Appraisals News

June 21st, 2018 - Posted by emma@resnet.us under RESNET News

HERS Index to be Featured at the 2018 Appraisal Institute Conference The 2018 Appraisal Institute Conference will take place on July 30 to August 1, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. RESNET is a sponsor of the 2018 conference. The Conference will feature a session on “Insights for the Valuation Professional from HERS presented by Sandra Adomatis

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RESNET Announces Kick-off of HERSH2O Pilot Phase

June 20th, 2018 - Posted by emma@resnet.us under RESNET News

RESNET Announces Kick-off of HERSH2O Pilot Phase In many parts of the nation, water is fast becoming an increasingly expensive commodity, with national water and sewer rates rising faster than energy costs. Homebuyers need to know how efficiently water is being used in the homes they are looking to buy. In response to this need, RESNET, has

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RESNET Releases Request for Proposals for Energy Modeling Director

June 19th, 2018 - Posted by emma@resnet.us under RESNET News

The Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) is accepting proposals from energy modeling experts to work with RESNET staff as a consulting authority on issues concerning the consistency of RESNET accredited HERS® Rating Software Tools. RESNET will be forming a Software Consistency Committee whose members will include representatives of all RESNET accredited HERS Software Providers and

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The State of Pennsylvania Adopts Energy Rating Index Option to Their Building Energy Code

June 19th, 2018 - Posted by emma@resnet.us under RESNET News

The State of Pennsylvania has joined the ranks of states and municipalities that have adopted the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) Energy Rating Index option. On May 1, 2018, the state of Pennsylvania updated its residential energy code to the 2015 IECC. Previously Pennsylvania’s energy code was based on the 2009 version of the IECC.

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New Construction Specialist – Job Opening

June 18th, 2018 - Posted by Kim Huizinga under RESNET News

New Construction Specialist Are you looking for a collaborative work environment, colleagues who are passionate about energy efficiency, and the opportunity to use your own energy and creativity to make a positive impact on the world? Performance Systems Development is seeking a high-performing New Construction Specialist with 5+ years’ experience in residential construction practices, energy

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The 7 Best Energy Efficiency Apps for Your Home (Infographic)

June 14th, 2018 - Posted by Kris Lutz under RESNET News

I have just completed a new infographic entitled “The 7 Best Energy Efficiency Apps for Your Home” https://www.windowanddoorguys.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/the-7-best-energy-efficiency-apps-for-your-home-infographic.jpg which I think may be of interest to you. It seems that these days there is an app for everything, and energy efficiency is no exception. There are a countless number of great apps designed specifically to

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RESNET Board Adopts New Policy on Financial Independence of Quality Assurance Designees

June 14th, 2018 - Posted by emma@resnet.us under RESNET News

As part of its policies on enhancing the consistency of HERS ratings, the RESNET Board adopted a set of policies governing quality assurance oversight. One of the policies was that Quality Assurance Designees could not have either a financial interest or an employee/employer relationship with the entity performing the rating. RESNET staff thoroughly analyzed how

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