RESBlog - RESNET Notes – April 2011

RESNET Launches Website Feedback Forum!

April 25th, 2011 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - April 2011

RESNET is very excited to announce the launch of our new user feedback forum. We are always curious to know how we can improve the RESNET community and our services. Please feel free to share your great ideas on our feedback forum at http://resnet.uservoice.com. All suggestions will be viewed by RESNET staff and can be voted

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RESNET Deep Savings Retrofit Case Study – Kantor Residence – New Canaan, CT

April 25th, 2011 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - April 2011

About the Project Nate and Etta Kantor wanted to live in a truly green home. The house they envisioned relied on solar panels to heat water and generate electricity, environmentally friendly “composting toilets” that convert human and household “waste” and save energy, a gray water system that reuses shower and sink water, and bioswale plantings

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RESNET Track to be Featured at the 2011 EEBA Excellence in Building Conference

April 25th, 2011 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - April 2011

The 2011 EEBA Excellence in Building Conference will feature a special RESNET track of sessions. Sessions will include an update of RESNET and the teaming of raters and contractors on improving the energy performance of existing homes. The 2011 EEBA Conference will take place on September 14 – 16 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Learn more

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“Views from the 2011 RESNET Conference Exhibit Hall” Posted on RESNET Web Site

April 25th, 2011 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - April 2011

The 2011 RESNET Building Performance Conference broke both its previous attendance and exhibitor record.  Throughout the conference, the exhibit hall was a bee hive of activity.  RESNET has posted a series of videos that features a number of exhibitors.  The videos feature: ACT, Inc. D’MAND Services AM Conservation Group, Inc. Blown-in-Batt Contractors Association Build Right

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RESNET Posts Videos of Opening Session of the 2011 RESNET Building Performance Conference

April 25th, 2011 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - April 2011

RESNET has posted videos of the opening session of the 2011 RESNET  Conference.  The presentations include what RESNET has accomplished and how it is working on shaping the future, RESNET new strategic allies and international perspectives on building performance. The videos include: Conference Welcome by David Goldstein, President of the RESNET Board of Directors “Shaping

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Andy Gordon of the Washington State University Energy Program Appointed Chairman of New RESNET Accreditation Committee

April 25th, 2011 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - April 2011

The recent amendment of the RESNET Standards created a new RESNET standing committee, the RESNET Accreditation Committee.  The committee will be responsible for the review and approval of applications for accreditation to be RESNET providers.  Provider accreditation was previously handled by the Quality Assurance and Training and Education Committees.  The RESNET Board of Directors has

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RESNET Delays Implementation of Interpretation of the Definition of Conditioned Floor Area

April 25th, 2011 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - April 2011

On December 27, 2010, the RESNET Board of Directors adopted Formal Interpretation 2010-02 “Definition of Conditioned Floor Area”.  The interpretation developed by the RESNET Technical Committee defined the conditioned floor area as including: All finished space that is within the (insulated) conditioned space boundary (that is, within the insulated envelope), regardless of HVAC configuration. Includes

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