RESBlog - RESNET Notes – August 2010

Legislation Introduced in Congress to Revive PACE

August 24th, 2011 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - August 2010

Legislation was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives on July 20, 2011, that seeks to give new life to the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE). PACE allows homeowners to finance energy improvements through financing by a local government that is paid back through a special assessment on their property taxes. PACE faced opposition in

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It’s Not Too Early – Make Your Reservations for the 2011 RESNET Conference Hotel and Register for the Conference

August 24th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Conference, RESNET News, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - August 2010

The 2011 RESNET Building Performance Conference will take place at the Hilton Disney Hotel in sunny Lake Buena Vista area of Orlando, Florida. The Hilton in the WALT DISNEY WORLD Resort offers Disney’s EXTRA MAGIC HOURS and is located directly across from Downtown Disney  in Lake Buena Vista, FL. Hotel guests will enjoy exceptional facilities

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Reminder – September 1, 2010 is the Deadline for Submitting Nominations for Sessions to be Offered at the 2011 RESNET Conference

August 24th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Conference, Posts and Views, RESNET News, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - August 2010

The 2011 RESNET Building Performance Conference will take place in Orlando, Florida on February 28 to March 2, 2011. The theme of the 2010 RESNET Conference is “Shaping the Future.“  RESNET’s goal is to make the annual conference a memorable learning experience for attendees. RESNET is seeking nominations for sessions and presenters to be offered

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European Union Requires That Energy Rating of Homes be Included in all Advertisements of Homes for Sale

August 24th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Hot Topics, RESNET News, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - August 2010

The European Commission has modified the Energy Performance Building Directive (EPBD) that would require member nations to make it compulsory for energy efficiency ratings to be published in all homes for sale advertisements beginning in 2012.   Currently all buildings in Europe must be rated whenever the building changes occupants or sold.  It was found, however,

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RESNET to Apply to be ANSI Standard Development Organization

August 24th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Energy Efficiency, RESNET News, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - August 2010

The RESNET Board of Directors voted for RESNET to have its standards compliant with the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards.  The board also included funding in the RESNET 2010 budget for professional services to assist the RESNET Standards Committee in this process. RESNET has entered into a professional services contract with the Building Professionals,

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RESNET Board of Directors Adopts National Home Energy Rating Standards Interpretation on Domestic Hot Water Equipment That Does Not Have an Energy Factor

August 24th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Energy Efficiency, Heating & Cooling, RESNET News, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - August 2010

To provide guidance to Home Energy Raters for domestic hot water equipment that does not have an Energy Factor the RESNET Board of Directors have adopted an interpretation to the Mortgage Industry National Home Energy Rating Standards.  The interpretation was recommended by the RESNET Technical Committee. The interpretation states that In situations where a manufacturer

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RESNET Accepting Nominations for RESNET Board of Directors

August 24th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Hot Topics, Job Opportunities, RESNET News, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - August 2010

On July 19, 2010, a notice was sent to RESNET’s membership regarding  the 2010 RESNET Board of Directors Election. The RESNET By-Laws provides for staggered terms of office for board members.  The following seats term’s expire on December 31, 2010: Rating Provider Representatives (2 Seats) Rating Software Provider Representative (1 Seats) Rater Representatives (3 seats)

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