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Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business Is Recipient of RESNET Rating Industry Scholarship

October 14th, 2014 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News

Craddock Group Energy, a disabled veteran owned business, has been awarded a RESNET Rating Industry Scholarship. The Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) with support from the U.S. Environment Protection Agency (EPA) has developed a scholarship program to encourage U.S. Small Business Administration designated Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses, Women-Owned Small Businesses and Minority Business Enterprises to become

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Bipartisan Legislation Introduced in the U.S. Senate to Incorporate Energy Performance into the Mortgage Loan

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

On June 6, 2013, Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) reintroduced the Sensible Accounting to Value Act of 2013 (the SAVE Act).  The legislation will rationalize the American mortgage underwriting process by including a home’s expected energy cost savings when determining the value and affordability of energy efficient homes.  To view the legislation

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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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Reservations Now Open for the 2014 RESNET Building Performance Conference

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

The 2014 RESNET Building Performance Conference will take place in Atlanta, Georgia on February 24 – 26, 2014. The theme of the 2014 RESNET Conference is “Power of Performance”.  The conference will be taking place in the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel. The annual RESNET Conference is the “not to miss event” for the home performance and

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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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Bi-Partisan Legislation Introduced in Congress to Improve the Energy Performance of Existing Homes

May 28th, 2013 - Posted by Laurel Elam under RESNET News

Congressmen David B. McKinley (R-WV) and Peter Welch (D-VT) introduced bipartisan legislation aimed at spurring energy efficiency investments in residential buildings and creating construction jobs.  The bill, “The Home Owner Managing Energy Savings Act” HOMES Act) would provide rebates to homeowners who invest in energy efficiency improvements.  Homeowners who demonstrate a 20 percent energy savings

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Sponsorship Opportunities for the 2014 RESNET Building Performance Conference

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

The 2014 RESNET Building Performance Conference will take place in Atlanta, Georgia on February 24 – 26, 2014. The theme of the 2014 RESNET Conference is “Power of Performance”.  The annual RESNET Conference is the national event focusing on home energy ratings and building performance. Being a sponsor or an exhibitor at the 2014 RESNET

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