RESBlog - RESNET Notes – March 2011

RESNET Comprehensive Retrofit Case Study – Faubourg Marigny, near the French Quarter in New Orleans

March 16th, 2011 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - March 2011

About the Project Carlos Guillen lives with his family in Faubourg Marigny, near the French Quarter in New Orleans. Mr. Guillen purchased his beloved historic house 15 years ago and watched his four children grow up inside its walls. Despite hurricane Katrina, the house still stands tall. The historic home is a work in progress.

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RESNET Presents 2011 Leadership Awards

March 16th, 2011 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - March 2011

To recognize leadership in the rating industry, the RESNET Board of Directors has established the RESNET Rating Industry Leadership Awards. At the 2011 RESNET Building Performance Conference, RESNET Board President David Goldstein presented the leadership awards selected by the RESNET Board. The 2011 recipients are: Advanced Energy – RESNET Market Transformation Award For almost a decade,

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RESNET Strategic Allies Take Story to Capitol Hill

March 16th, 2011 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - March 2011

Capitol Hill On January 2011, a RESNET-led coalition met with key staff in Senators Snowe (R-ME) and Bingaman’s (D-NM) offices, as well as with professional staff on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. These two offices are important because both senators serve on the Committee on Finance and Senator Bingaman is the Chairman of

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Passive House Institute US and RESNET Agree to Synchronize Standards

March 16th, 2011 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - March 2011

RESNET and the Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) have entered into an agreement that synchronizes standards, modeling, quality assurance and quality control for low energy homes and buildings. The agreement provides for: PHIUS to become an affiliate member of RESNET PHIUS will adopt the RESNET HERS Index – the minimum requirement for this would be

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New Members Appointed to the RESNET Training and Education Committee

March 16th, 2011 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - March 2011

The RESNET Training and Education Committee is responsible for maintaining RESNET tests, training, and professional development standards. The following have been appointed to the committee: John Beldock, EcoBrokers International Scott Doyle, EnergyLogic Ray Ivy, Southface Energy Institute Dallas Jones, Home Energy Team Institute Tei Kucharski, Florida Solar Energy Center C.T. Loyd, Texas Home Energy Rating

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Patrick Murphy of NATE Appointed to RESNET Technical Committee

March 16th, 2011 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - March 2011

Patrick Murphy, Vice President of Certification of the North American Technician Excellence (NATE) has been appointed to the RESNET Technical Committee.  NATE is nationally recognized as the leading organization for the training and certification of HVAC technicians. RESNET Executive Steve Baden lauded Mr. Murphy’s appointment to the RESNET Technical Committee, “RESNET is excited to have

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David Goldstein Re-elected as President of RESNET Board of Directors

March 16th, 2011 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - March 2011

At the annual meeting of the RESNET Board of Directors David Goldstein, energy director of the Natural Resources Defense Council was re-elected as the president of the board.  Also re-elected were Mark Jansen as vice president, Lee O’Neal as treasurer and Daran Wastchak as secretary.