RESBlog - RESNET Notes – January 2011

RESNET Expresses Its Appreciation to the Service of Kelly Parker

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

Kelly Parker left his service on the RESNET Board of Directors on January 15, 2011.  RESNET and the entire building performance industry expresses its appreciation for the leadership and service that Kelly dedicated to the organization through his nine years on the RESNET Board of Directors and his two year term as the president of

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2011 RESNET Conference Offers Unique Pre-Conference Training Opportunities

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

The 2011 RESNET Building Performance Conference is offering unique training opportunities for building performance professionals.  Training opportunities include: Half Day Courses REM/Rate Training WaterSense Provider Training HERS 101 Using Infrared Thermography ALL Year Evaluating Hot Water Distribution System Efficiency Credentialing Retrofit Energy Calculations Evaluating the Performance of Drain Water Heat Recovery Full Day Courses Building

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2011 RESNET Building Performance Conference to Offer Comprehensive Retrofit Track

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

A special feature of the 2011 RESNET Building Performance Conference will be a Comprehensive Retrofit Track. The track has been put together by the Building Performance Institute, Efficiency First, Home Performance with ENERGY STAR, and Affordable Comfort. Sessions that are being offered at the Comprehensive Retrofit Track are: Combustion Safety: Do No Harm Presenter: Joe

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RESNET Posts Schedule and Descriptions of 2011 RESNET Building Performance Conference Sessions

January 25th, 2011 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - January 2011

The 2011 RESNET Building Performance Conference session schedule has now been posted online! There is an incredible line-up of presenters this year. This year’s offers the greatest array of learning opportunities with its twelve pre-conference training opportunities and eighty -four breakout sessions.  Nowhere will you find the exceptional range of original content and fresh information

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2011 RESNET Conference Hotel Room Reservations are Filling Fast – Make Your Room Reservations Today

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

The 2011 RESNET Building Performance Conference will take place at the Hilton Disney Hotel in sunny Lake Buena Vista area of Orlando, Florida.  RESNET has been able to arrange a special conference rate of $179.00 per night. Plan to bring your family and make a family holiday around the 2011 RESNET Conference. Remember, rooms at

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Video on Meritage Homes’ Homes with HERS Index Score of 20 and 30 at Entry-Level Pricing

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

Meritage Homes is one of the largest homebuilders in the U.S. building homes in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada and Texas.  The company has every home its builds energy rated as ENERGY STAR. AvidBuilder.Com has posted a video on Meritage Home’s commitment to energy efficiency “Home Building’s Game Changer – Building Green Homes with Entry-Level

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KB Home Zero Energy Home Featured at the International Builders Show

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

A special feature at this year’s International Builders Show in Orlando was tours by KB Homes of their “KB Home GreenHouse.”  The home has a HERS Index of 0 and has been certified as USGBC LEED for Homes – Platinum, WaterSense,  ENERGY STAR and Environments for Living Certified Green Home. The home combines high energy

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