RESBlog - Tagged ‘technical committee’

In Memory – Bion D. Howard, Advocate for Building Performance and Home Energy Ratings

April 30th, 2012 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News

The building performance industry has lost another friend with the passing of Bion D. Howard.  Bion was a tireless advocate of home energy ratings and building science. His background includes service with the National Association of Home Builders, the Alliance to Save Energy, NAHB Research Center, the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Institute for Standards and

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RESNET Revises Interim Guidelines for Thermographic Inspections of Buildings

April 17th, 2012 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News

The RESNET Board of Directors adopted the Interim Guidelines for Thermographic Inspections of Buildings on September 29, 2012.  The intent is that the guidelines will be rolled into RESNET’s Chapter 8 on performance testing.  In the RESNET Technical Committee’s work to roll the standard into Chapter 8 and from feedback from the infrared testing industry

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RESNET Adopts Auxiliary Electric Energy of Ground Source Heat Pumps Amendment

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

The RESNET Board of Directors adopted the amending of the RESNET standards on calculating the auxiliary electric energy of ground source heat pumps. The amendment was proposed by the RESNET Technical Committee and underwent the RESNET standards amendment public review and comment process. There were errors in the original amendment on Auxiliary Electric Energy of

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RESNET Adopts New Standard on Performance Testing, Combustion Appliance Testing and Work Scope Development

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

The RESNET Board of Directors adopted a new chapter on the RESNET national home energy rating standards.  The new chapter sets the requirements for performance testing, combustion appliance testing and work orders.  The new chapter was proposed by the RESNET Technical Committee and underwent the RESNET standards amendment public review and comment process. The new

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RESNET Forms Roofing Industry Council

May 18th, 2011 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - May 2011

Brett Dillon, chairman of the RESNET Technical committee, announced the formation of the Roofing Industry Council of the RESNET Technical Committee, to provide the industry’s voice to the RESNET Technical issues  affecting the roofing industry. The Roofing Industry Council’s charter includes: Providing the RESNET Technical Committee technical guidance on the RESNET standards pertaining to roofing

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Patrick Murphy of NATE Appointed to RESNET Technical Committee

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

Patrick Murphy, Vice President of Certification of the North American Technician Excellence (NATE) has been appointed to the RESNET Technical Committee.  NATE is nationally recognized as the leading organization for the training and certification of HVAC technicians. RESNET Executive Steve Baden lauded Mr. Murphy’s appointment to the RESNET Technical Committee, “RESNET is excited to have

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RESNET Adopts Formal Interpretation on Definition of Conditioned Floor Area

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

The RESNET Board of Directors adopted a formal interpretation on the definition of Conditioned Floor Area (CFA) for rating a home.  The interpretation was recommended by the RESNET Technical Committee. The interpretation adopts the following definitions: CFA includes all finished space that is within the (insulated) conditioned space boundary (that is, within the insulated envelope),

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