RESBlog - RESNET Notes – November 2010

Raters Can Receive Required Professional Development Training by Attending the 2011 RESNET Building Performance Conference

November 23rd, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Conference, Rater Information, RESNET Notes - November 2010

Effective on January 1, 2010, RESNET standards require that certified raters must meet professional development requirements every three years. Certified raters can meet this new requirement by attending sessions of the 2011 RESNET Building Performance Conference. RESNET has adopted new procedures for documenting attendance of conference sessions. The conference program will contain a space by

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2011 RESNET Building Performance Conference Pre-Conference and Core Conference Sessions Posted

November 23rd, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Conference, RESNET Notes - November 2010

RESNET has posted the pre-conference and core conference sessions that will be offered at the 2011 RESNET Building Performance Conference. The pre-conference sessions offers an exciting array of training opportunities including: Building Performance Marketing Symposium Manual-J for HERS Raters Advanced REM/Rate Training USGBC LEED for Homes Green Rater Certification Training 2009 IECC International Energy Conservation

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RESNET Adopts Policy to Allow BPI Approved Proctors to Proctor the RESNET Online Rater Test

November 23rd, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Rater Information, RESNET News, RESNET Notes - November 2010

The RESNET Training and Education Committee has adopted a policy that will allow Building Performance Institute (BPI) proctors to proctor the online RESNET National Rater Test.  RESNET Accredited Rater Training Providers will now have the additional option of having a BPI Approved Proctor to proctor the rater test in addition to libraries, schools, colleges or

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Reminder: November 26, 2010 Deadline for Submitting Comment on Proposed Amendment on Lighting, Appliance and Miscellaneous Energy Usage Profiles

November 23rd, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Legislation, RESNET News, RESNET Notes - November 2010, Technical

RESNET home energy ratings considers all energy uses of a home including lighting, appliances and plug loads of miscellaneous energy uses such as clothes washers and dryers.  A comprehensive DOE-funded study of miscellaneous loads in residential buildings conducted by the Florida Solar Energy Center and National Renewable Energy Laboratory found that these loads are significantly

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December 11, 2010 Deadline for Voting on 2010 RESNET Board Election

November 23rd, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News, RESNET Notes - November 2010

RESNET is using an online balloting method for this year’s board election. You should have received information by e-mail on how to vote in this year’s election.  If you are an active RESNET member and have not received voting information please e-mail me as soon as possible the following information Your Name Your Organization’s Name

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RESNET Board of Directors Adopts Priorities for Organization in 2011

November 23rd, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News, RESNET Notes - November 2010

At is Fall 2010 Board Meeting in New Orleans, the RESNET Board of Directors charted the path that RESNET will travel in 2011 by adopting the organization’s priorities for the year. The priorities adopted by the RESNET Board for RESNET in 2011 are: Tap the Retrofit Market Position RESNET as an Organization to Take Advantage

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RESNET Enters into Partnership with Blow-in-Blanket Contractors Association

November 23rd, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News, RESNET Notes - November 2010

RESNET and the Blow-In-Blanket Contractors Association (BIBCA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work together in promoting home energy performance in the U.S. The major components of the MOU include: working with RESNET to develop Comprehensive EnergySmart Contractor Teams that would link HVAC contractors, insulation contractors and energy raters to undertake comprehensive home energy efficiency upgrades. RESNET Executive Director Steve Baden commented,

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