RESBlog - Tagged ‘ANSI’

RESNET Proposes Amendment on the Calculation of the Cost Effectiveness of Energy Efficiency Improvements

June 14th, 2011 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - June 2010

Fannie Mae has recently changed its Energy Improvement Mortgage (EIM) requirements to include a provision that the energy improvements to the home must be cost effective as measured by their Net Present Value (NPV), with positive values considered cost effective and negative values considered not cost effective. In other words, the present value of the

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RESNET Revamps National Home Energy Audit Standard – Creates New Comprehensive Home Energy Rater and Building Performance Auditor Classifications

October 27th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Energy Auditor Information, Energy Efficiency, Job Opportunities, RESNET News, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - October 2010

RESNET has undertaken an aggressive effort to tap the existing homes market.  To better meet the need for independent energy assessments for the upgrading of home energy performance RESNET has adopted a comprehensive revision of its National Energy Audit Standard (Chapter 7 of the Mortgage Industry National Home Energy Rating Standards). The most significant improvement

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RESNET to Apply to be ANSI Standard Development Organization

August 24th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Energy Efficiency, RESNET News, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - August 2010

The RESNET Board of Directors voted for RESNET to have its standards compliant with the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards.  The board also included funding in the RESNET 2010 budget for professional services to assist the RESNET Standards Committee in this process. RESNET has entered into a professional services contract with the Building Professionals,

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