RESBlog - Technical

Congress Returns to Session in September – Energy Provisions Still on the Table

September 17th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Hot Topics, Legislation, RESNET News, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - September 2010, Technical

Congress has returned from its summer recess for a brief session before recessing in October for the November elections.  There are still discussions on the possibility of enacting energy legislation before Congress adjourns.  Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) indicated to the press that the Senate would work on the Clean Energy Jobs & Oil

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RESNET Adopts Guidelines for Thermographic Inspections of Buildings

September 17th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Energy Auditor Information, Energy Efficiency, RESNET News, RESNET Notes, RESNET Notes - September 2010, Technical

RESNET has broken new ground in performance testing by adopting the nation’s first procedures for incorporating the thermographic inspections in the energy ratings and audits of buildings. Thermal imaging technology has advanced significantly in the past few years and the price of equipment has grown more affordable. The guidelines provide guidance on the use of

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Open Loop GSHP and SEER adjustment…

July 27th, 2010 - Posted by Glenn Hooper under Technical

I noticed that there is a problem modeling Open Loop Geothermal and REM, more specifically the costs and energy usage is not accurately modeled. For example, a 15 SEER, 2 Ton systems cost could be worked out by, 24000 cooling btu * 960hrs per year * .20 cost per kWh / 15 SEER / 1000

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Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Block(brand name Hebel)

July 26th, 2010 - Posted by Phillip Richardson under Technical

Has anyone done a rating on a house that used Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Block(brand name Hebel). I was hoping someone had a RemRate entry for these on above grade walls. This post was submitted by Phillip Richardson.

Blower Door Needed – Addendum

November 12th, 2008 - Posted by RESNET under Technical

  RE: Request for used blower door fan – adding email contact email: chuckpc@intergate.com >> Hello All, Could someone please assist me in finding a used blower door fan. Equipment with software would be helpful. Thanks in advance to all. Best Charles

Energy Action Agenda for Buildings in Pennsylvania

October 17th, 2008 - Posted by RESNET under Technical

Thursday, OCTOBER 23, 2008 Urban Sustainability Forum Academy of Natural Sciences 19th and the Ben Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, Pa. 19103 6:00 p.m. – 6:30: Reception6:30 p.m. – 8:00:  Presentation The event is free and open to the public. Rsvp to Roland Wall, rwall@ansp.org Lights, Carbon, Action:  Energy Action Agenda for Buildings in Pennsylvania Speakers:Introduction: Liz Robinson,

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Phase II of Renewable Energy: The Next Presidency, Dec 3-4, 2008

October 8th, 2008 - Posted by RESNET under Technical

Be at the center of renewable energy policy discussion in the U.S! Reserve a seat now at the 7th annual Phase II of Renewable Energy in America National Policy Forum – taking place December 3-4, 2008 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. With a new President, Administration and Congress coming together in January 2009, this

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