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RESNET Board of Directors 2012 Meeting – February 26, 2012 – Austin, Texas

January 19th, 2012 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET Notes - January 2012

The RESNET Board of Directors will be holding its annual Board Meeting in conjunction with the 2012 RESNET Building Performance Conference on Sunday, February 26, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. to Noon in the Glass Oaks Room of the Renaissance Austin Hotel. RESNET members and other interested parties are invited to attend the RESNET Board meeting.

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Drees Homes Commits to Marketing the HERS Index of Their Homes

January 19th, 2012 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET Notes - January 2012

Fort Mitchell, Kentucky based production builder Drees Homes has entered into an agreement with the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) to provide new home buyers an important measurement of long-term energy performance of each new home the company builds.  The intent of the agreement is to raise consumers’ knowledge of new home energy performance by

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2012 RESNET Building Performance Conference Offers Half Day Pre-Conference REM/Rate Training

January 17th, 2012 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News, RESNET Notes - January 2012

On February 26, 2012 the 2012 RESNET Building Performance Conference will offer half day REM/Rate Training. This session will teach basic and advanced features of the REM/Rate software. Data input, reporting, analysis, exporting, importing as well as little known features will be covered. The training will be offered by Rob Salcido and Brian Christensen, Architectural

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U.S. Department of Energy’s Builders Challenge Version 2 Draft Specifications: Why Another Homebuilder Label for Raters?

December 12th, 2011 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET Notes- December 2011

Builders Challenge is the Department of Energy’s (DOE) label for leading edge builders who employ high-performance home innovations coming from the Building America research program. The purpose of this label is to help establish proven technologies and best practices and to build an infrastructure for delivering them to the housing industry. DOE has released draft

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President Obama Announces Public/Private Investment of $4 Billon for Improving Building Energy Performance

December 12th, 2011 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET Notes- December 2011

President Obama on December 2, 2011 announced nearly $4 billion in combined federal and private sector energy upgrades to buildings over the next 2 years. These investments will save billions in energy costs, promote energy independence, and, according to independent estimates, create tens of thousands of jobs in the hard-hit construction sector. The $4 billion

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Introducing Jim Petersen and Dennis Stroer – New Members of the RESNET Board of Directors

December 12th, 2011 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET Notes- December 2011

Jim Petersen and Dennis Stroer were elected to the RESNET Board of Directors in the recent 2011 RESNET Board Election.  Their two year term will begin on January 1, 2012. Jim Petersen manages the research and development process to improve the quality, cost, and durability of PulteGroup’s Del Webb, DiVosta, Centex and Pulte homes. Jim

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Results of 2011 RESNET Board of Directors Election

December 12th, 2011 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET Notes- December 2011

RESNET Board Members serve two year scattered terms.  RESNET members elect their representatives of their category of membership to represent them on the RESNET Board. This year, the terms of one Rater Member Representative, six Rating Provider Representatives, two Rater Training Provider Representative and one Associate Member Representative were up.  RESNET completed an online election

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