Special Feature of 2018 RESNET Conference – Premier Home Tour of Meritage Homes reNEWable Living Home

December 19th, 2017 - Posted by emma@resnet.us under Conference, RESNET News

Another reason why you do not want to miss the 2018 RESNET Building Performance Conference!

RESNET and EnergySmart Builder, Meritage Homes, are partnering to offer conference attendees a unique opportunity to see tomorrow’s home today. A special feature of the 2018 RESNET Conference will be a breakout session and an onsite tour of Meritage Home’s premier reNEWable Living Home.

The reNEWable Living Home has been a year-long venture in today’s most innovative design, engineering, materials science, and construction practices.

The concept home is located at Parkside in Orlando, a short distance from the Lake Buena Vista Resort, site of the RESNET 2018 Conference. The renewable concept home has a HERS Score of 16, in the 1% of high performing homes and exemplifies the industry’s best practice for home energy.

For more information of the reNEWable Living Home see the feature from Builder Magazine.

2018 RESNET Conference attendees have an opportunity to attend a breakout presentation by Meritage Home’s CR Herro, followed by a tour of the home Monday February 26, 2018. This session is free of charge, but has limited availability. Transportation will be provided by RESNET.  RESNET will soon release a webpage where RESNET Conference registrants can sign up for the event.

C.R. Herro is Vice President of Environmental Affairs for Meritage Homes, a large-volume national home builder. CR leads their Energy and Innovation Program, which combines design, energy efficiency, water management, sustainability, and new technologies to establish a new standard in home building that provides better comfort and healthier air as well as less cost to own and operate.  In the last three years, Meritage has received numerous awards, including the EnergyValue Housing Award, Best Green Building Program Award, NAHB Builder of the Year and the U.S. EPA’s ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year–Sustained Excellence Award, recognizing ongoing industry leadership.

The annual RESNET Conference is the premier event on home energy ratings and building performance.  The conference offers an incomparable learning and networking opportunity for the best minds in building science and home energy ratings.  It will offer over 100 education sessions to choose from.  For more information go to 2018 RESNET Building Performance Conference.

CLICK HERE to register for the RESNET Conference

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