RESBlog - RESNET Notes – July 2010

RESNET Posts Map of Version 3 of ENERGY STAR Rater Training Opportunities

April 25th, 2011 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - July 2010

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires   all Home Energy Raters must complete EPA training on Version 3 of ENERGY STAR for Homes to be able to certify ENERGY STAR homes after January 1, 2012.  The training must be completed by an EPA trained RESNET accredited Rater Training Provider. RESNET has posted an online map where

Continue Reading »

Recurve Software Program Accredited by RESNET as Rating Software Tool

August 5th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Energy Auditor Information, Rater Information, RESNET News, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - July 2010

The Recurve software program has been accredited by RESNET to calculate home energy ratings. Recurve passed the suite of software that RESNET has developed through the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.  The software tests includes: BESTEST Tier 1 HERS Reference Home Rating Software Auto-Generation Test HERS Method Test HVAC Tests

Continue Reading »

EEBA’s 28th Annual Excellence in Building Conference & EXPO

July 27th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Conference, Energy Auditor Information, RESNET News, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - July 2010

Building professionals from across the country will be in Portland for EEBA’s world-class conference. Unparalleled education, collaboration & networking happens at EEBA — A building science epicenter of classroom & hands-on training. This is your invitation to register for three days that will transform and ignite your business! Reserve your space today to be a

Continue Reading »

NAHB Research Center Extends EnergyValue Home Award Application Deadline

July 27th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Recovery Through Retrofit, RESNET News, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - July 2010

July 08, 2010, Upper Marlboro, MD – The NAHB Research Center announces a deadline extension for the 2011 EnergyValue Housing Award New Home application now due on July 30, 2010. This was done to accommodate renovations described in the existing home competition as: projects that include additions larger than 75 percent of the existing building

Continue Reading »

Easy Way to Find Rater Training Opportunities

July 27th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Rater Information, RESNET News, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - July 2010

There has been a dramatic increase in demand for certified home energy rater training. In order to make it easy for persons to indentify rater training opportunities, RESNET has posted a map that shows rater training classes. The map includes the location and date of the training, the rating provider offering the training, and a

Continue Reading »

BPI Training Affiliates Offering Rater Training Module on Combustion Safety Testing and Preparing a Work Order

July 27th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Energy Auditor Information, Rater Information, RESNET News, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - July 2010

RESNET has entered into an agreement with BPI  to recognize their RESNET Rater supplemental Training Module for raters to be certified to conduct combustion testing and preparation of a work order. The Home Star legislation creates a path for RESNET certified Raters and BPI Building Analysts to conduct the required energy audit, testing, calculation of

Continue Reading »

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

July 27th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Conference, RESNET News, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - July 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

Continue Reading »