RESBlog - Tagged ‘amendment’

RESNET Proposes Standard Amendment to Update RESNET National Buildings Registry Requirement – Deadline for Comments is Wednesday, May 29, 2013

May 7th, 2013 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News

Section 102.1.4.12 of the RESNET home energy rating standards require that all Home Energy Rating Providers shall collect and upload the Energy Simulation File for each home rated by each Certified Rater to RESNET using the RESNET Buildings Registry.   RESNET is proposing an amendment that will spell out what information will be uploaded to the

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RESNET Moves the Effective Date of Amendment on Revision of RESNET Gas Leakage Testing Standard to May 15, 2014

May 6th, 2013 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News

On March 15, 2013 the RESNET Board of Directors adopted the amendment of Sections 806 to 808 of RESNET gas leakage testing standards.  The adopted amendment is contained in the Addendum 2 of the RESNET National Mortgage Industry Standards.  The revision can be downloaded at RESNET Gas Leakage Testing Standard. The effective date for the amendment

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RESNET Seeking Public Comments of Proposed Amendment on Definition of Confirmed and Projected Ratings

April 30th, 2012 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News

RESNET Standards require all rated features of ratings from plans be confirmed through field inspection upon completion of construction of the home. Such ratings are to be labeled as” from plans” (RESNET Standards section 102.1.4.1). The label is inaccurate in that it suggests only a rating projected from plans It does not necessarily promote the

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New Guidelines for the Calculation of Retrofit Savings to a Home – RESNET Proposes Amendment

October 20th, 2011 - Posted by RESNET under Hot News

For quite some time, it has been the contention of many that the RESNET standards apply only to new homes and that they do not address existing homes. While this has never been the actual case, it has also been true that the RESNET standards did not contain a specific methodology for the calculation of

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RESNET Proposes Amendment on Lighting, Appliance and Miscellaneous Energy Usage Profiles

October 27th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Job Opportunities, Legislation, Posts and Views, RESNET News, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - October 2010

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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RESNET Proposes Amendments to National Home Energy Rating Standards – June 2010

June 15th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Posts and Views, RESNET News, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - May 2010

RESNET has submitted a set of proposed amendments to the Mortgage Industry National Home Energy Rating Standards for the standard amendment public review and comment process. The proposed amendments are: Revision of Proposed RESNET Thermographic Inspections of Buildings Standards – The RESNET Thermographic Inspections Standards Drafting Working Group drafted a standard for IR inspections.  The

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