RESBlog - RESNET Notes- December 2011

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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