RESBlog - Tagged ‘HERS Index’

Omaha Public Power District Requires HERS Index Score on All Homes Labeled in the Certified High Performance Homes Program – Designated as RESNET Energy Smart Program

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

The Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) has committed to having all of the homes participating in its Certified High Performance Homes Program to be energy rated and the builder marketing the HERS Index Score of their homes. OPPD is a customer-owned utility serving over 352,000 customers in all or parts of 13 counties in east

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Minneapolis/Western Wisconsin Multiple Listing Service (MLS) Incorporates HERS Index Scores

June 5th, 2013 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News

Working with the Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC), the NorthstarMLS® Multiple Listing Service beginning on June 6, 2013 will incorporate a home’s HERS Index Score into their MLS. The HERS score is the industry standard by which a home’s energy efficiency is measured. The HERS (Home Energy Rating System) was developed by RESNET,

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Omaha, Nebraska Homebuilders Association’s Certified High Performance Home Program Incorporates HERS Index Score – Omaha MLS to Include HERS Index Scores

May 31st, 2013 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News

The Home Building Professionals of Greater Omaha has launched a high energy performance home program, the Certified High Performance Home Program.  The program requires that homes certified must achieve a HERS Index Score of 65 or lower through a home energy rating conducted by a certified RESNET Home Energy Rater. Homes that meet this criteria

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Builder Magazine Article “Is HERS Home Building’s New Standard?”

May 4th, 2012 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News

On May 4, 2012, Builder Magazine posted a story on the emerging force that the HERS Index is becoming in the national housing market.  The story concludes that “widely unused a few years ago, the rating system is gaining traction as the building industry’s equivalent of mpg.” The magazine reports that “in model homes across

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Momentum Growing for RESNET HERS Index – New Regional and State Builders Making Commitment to Having All of Their Homes Energy Rated and Marketing Their Homes HERS Index Score in March

April 6th, 2012 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News

An increasing number of builders are taking advantage of the RESNET HERS Index. Over the past month, builders in states ranging from Michigan to South Carolina have entered into Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) with RESNET. In the MOUs, the builders commit to having their homes energy rated by a certified RESNET rater and marketing their

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David Weekley Homes Commits to Marketing Their Homes HERS Index Score

March 26th, 2012 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News

Houston, Texas based national production home builder David Weekley Homes has entered into an agreement with the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) to provide new home buyers an important measurement of long-term energy performance of each new home the company builds.  The intent of the agreement is to raise consumers’ knowledge of new home energy

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K. Hovnanian Homes Commits to Marketing Their Homes HERS Index of Their Homes

March 12th, 2012 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News

New Jersey based production home builder K. Hovnanian Homes has entered into an agreement with the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) to provide new home buyers an important measurement of long-term energy performance of each new home the company builds.  The intent of the agreement is to raise consumers’ knowledge of new home energy performance

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