RESBlog - Tagged ‘EnergyStar’

RESNET Posts Map of Version 3 of ENERGY STAR Rater Training Opportunities

September 21st, 2011 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET Notes - September 2011

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires all Home Energy Raters to complete EPA training on Version 3 of ENERGY STAR for Homes to be able to certify ENERGY STAR homes after January 1, 2012.  The training must be completed by an EPA trained RESNET accredited Rater Training Provider. RESNET has posted an online map where

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RESNET Posts Map of Version 3 of ENERGY STAR Rater Training Opportunities

August 25th, 2011 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - August 2011

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires all Home Energy Raters to complete EPA training on Version 3 of ENERGY STAR for Homes to be able to certify ENERGY STAR homes after January 1, 2012.  The training must be completed by an EPA trained RESNET accredited Rater Training Provider. RESNET has posted an online map where

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The City of New York Launches Sustainable Contractor Designation Program – Recognizes RESNET Energy Smart Contractors

August 24th, 2011 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - August 2011

The New York City Buildings Department launched the Sustainable Contractor Designation Program, a new initiative that identifies trade licensees who demonstrate knowledge in sustainable practices through third-party certifications and agree to promote the use of green technologies to their customers. Those licensees who the Department indentifies as sustainable will have an icon in the shape

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RESNET Proposes Amendments to National Home Energy Rating Standards

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

RESNET has submitted two proposed amendments to the Mortgage Industry National Home Energy Rating Standards for the standard amendment public review and comment process. The proposed amendments are: Amended Lighting, Appliance and Miscellaneous Energy Usage Profiles Previously RESNET had a public review and comment process on amending the RESNET standards treatment of lighting, appliances and

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ENERGY STAR New Homes Version 2.5 Delayed to April 2011

December 21st, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Hot Topics, Legislation, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - December 2010

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that ENERGY STAR New Homes Version 2.5 has been delayed until April 1, 2011. Single family homes that are permitted before April 1, 2011 can continue to be qualified under the current v2 guidelines until July 1, 2011 (previously, this applied only to single family homes permitted

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Vermont MLS Now Includes HERS Index Score

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

Homebuyers in Vermont can now easily find energy efficient homes.  The Northern New England Real Estate Network (NNEREN) has added fields to its MLS that allows REALTORS® to include energy efficiency improvements, Home Energy Rating scores, ENERGY STAR® Home and green building certifications to listings. “This is an excellent feature that will encourage energy efficiency

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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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