RESBlog - RESNET Notes – January 2012

2012 RESNET Building Performance Conference Offers Energy and Environmental Alliance Track

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

As part of the strategic alliance between RESNET and Energy and Environmental Alliance (EEBA) the 2012 RESNET Building Performance Conference will be offering a series of sessions focusing on technical issues and marketing energy efficiency to consumers. The sessions will be presented by Gord Cooke of Building Knowledge. The EEBA track includes: Train the Trainer

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2012 RESNET Building Performance Conference to Feature Session on Proposed Federal Legislation for Financing Improved Home Energy Performance

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

RESNET and its strategic allies have been working hard on the introduction of legislation in Congress that will finance improved home energy performance. These efforts have been successful on the introduction of bills that create tax federal performance based tax credits, on-bill financing for rural electric cooperatives and modify mortgage financing and appraisals to account

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2012 RESNET Building Performance Conference Offers Two Day Pre-Conference Thermal Imaging Training

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

On February 25 & 26, 2012 the 2012 RESNET Building Performance Conference will offer two days of Thermal Imaging Training. Are you an Energy Auditor or Home Inspector looking to expand into the Thermal Imaging Business? Join United Infrared for a two day class which will help you incorporate Thermal Imaging into your business and

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2012 RESNET Building Performance Conference Offers Half Day Pre-Conference Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance Inspector Training

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

On February 26, 2012 the 2012 RESNET Building Performance Conference will offer half day Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance Inspector Training. HERS Raters, in good standing with RESNET, have been offered the opportunity to become Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA) Accredited Independent Building Envelope Inspectors. SPFA is waiving the enrollment fee and training class cost for

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2012 RESNET Building Performance Conference Offers Half Day Pre-Conference WaterSense Provider Training

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

On February 26, 2012 the 2012 RESNET Building Performance Conference will offer half day WaterSense Provider Training. WaterSense, a voluntary partnership program sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, has recently released its Single-Family New Home Specification. To earn the WaterSense label, builders must have their homes inspected and certified to meet EPA’s specification criteria

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2012 RESNET Building Performance Conference Offers Half Day Pre-Conference HERS 101 Training

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

On February 26, 2012 the 2012 RESNET Building Performance Conference will offer half day HERS 101 Training. Many individuals attend the RESNET Conference to determine whether they will enter the rating industry. Many of the sessions offered in past conferences are a bit too high in jargon and assumed knowledge for persons just entering the

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2012 RESNET Building Performance Conference Offers ENERGY STAR Version 3 Track

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

On January 1, 2012 fundamental changes has taken place with the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR Qualified Homes Program. Version 3 of the program requires a whole new set of requirements that builders must meet and a new set of checklists that home energy raters must complete. EPA will be present a series of

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