RESBlog - Tagged ‘Task Force’

Certifying Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credits – RESNET Adopts Revised Procedures

October 18th, 2011 - Posted by RESNET under Hot News

Since the inception of the federal tax credit for new energy efficient homes, the U.S. Department of Energy and the Internal Revenue Service has recognized RESNET publication 2006-001 “Procedures for Certifying Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credits for New Homes” for energy modeling software programs to calculate compliance for the credit. There has emerged a need

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RESNET Recruiting Members for a RESNET Sampling Standard Revisions Taskforce

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

Since its adoption in January 1, 2008, tens of thousands of homes have been rated using the RESNET Sampling Protocols (Chapter 6 of the Standards).  With no changes to Chapter 6 since its adoption, and lots of experience and lessons learned since that time, RESNET is going to undertake an effort to review the Sampling

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Vice President Biden Announces Federal Existing Homes Energy Upgrade Effort

November 23rd, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Legislation, Recovery Through Retrofit, RESNET News, RESNET Notes - November 2010

On November 9, 2010, Vice President Joe Biden announced the Obama Administration’s new initiative to foster the improvement of existing homes energy performance. The initiative was developed as part of the Recovery Through Retrofit initiative launched in May 2009 by Vice President Joe Biden’s Middle Class Task Force to develop federal actions that would expand

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RESNET Appoints Strategic Positioning Task Force

October 27th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Job Opportunities, RESNET News, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - October 2010

RESNET and the building performance industry are at a crossroads.  The current economic downturn, increased interest in increasing building energy performance of buildings by government agencies, and the convergence of interests with homebuilders and contractors have created new opportunities and challenges to RESNET as an organization.  Another development is the inclusion of COMNET and the

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RESNET Strategic Positioning Task Force Created

September 17th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - September 2010

RESNET and the building performance industry is at a crossroads.  The current economic downturn, increased interest in increasing building energy performance of buildings by government agencies, and the convergence of interests with homebuilders and contractors have created new opportunities and challenges to RESNET as an organization.  Another development is the inclusion of COMNET and the

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RESNET Enters into Agreement with the Building Performance Institute (BPI) to Assist in Implementation of Home Star

June 15th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Rater Information, RESNET News, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - May 2010

ln anticipation of the Home Star legislation passing Congress, BPI and RESNET have been working to make it as seamless as possible for BPI and RESNET professionals to deliver services under the $6 billon retrofit effort. This cooperation will not only increase the business opportunities of our networks, but will also serve to set up

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