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Draft PDS-01 of proposed Addendum 43: Implementation of MINHERS® Standards.

Proposed Addendum 43 amends the MINHERS® Chapter 5 to add an alternative date to the Building Permit Date for required implementation of amendments to the MINHERS® standards. There are instances when a permit date does not exist or cannot be found so an alternative date for when ratings must be based on new amendments is needed. RESNET’s MINHERS® standards need to conform to conventions used in its ANSI/RESNET/ICC standards and in building codes where requirements are not established via definitions. The amendment moves substantive requirements from definitions to the requirements sections. The amendment also provides more flexibility for software providers to update accredited software for large amendments such as the 3 (previously 5) year Updates to standards.

Draft PDS-01 Addendum 43: Implementation of MINHERS® Standards

To submit your comments click on RESNET Amendment Comment Online Form for Draft PDS-01 Addendum 43  

Comments are posted real time and you will be able to review comments that were submitted by clicking on Comments Submitted on Draft PDS-01 Addendum 43

Comments will be accepted only on the changes as indicated by the strike-through/underlined red text in draft PDS-01.

The public comment period will be open for 30 days beginning June 13, 2019, through July 12, 2019.

After the comment period, the RESNET Standard Development Committee 300 will consider and document each of the comments submitted and make appropriate changes. Any substantive changes to draft PDS-01 will be provided to the public for comment. When there are no more substantive changes the proposed final amendment will be submitted to the RESNET Standard Management Board for final approval.

Tips and Reminders for Submitting Public Comments 

  • Comments must include a specific proposed change to the text of the draft open for comment. Proposed added text must be underlined and text proposed to be removed must be shown using strike-through. If not submitted in this format, the public comment may be rejected
  • If you submit public comment representing the collective interests of a group of stakeholders, you are encouraged to submit ONE public comment and identify all stakeholders in that comment. While not required, this expedites the ability of the committees to respond to commenters in a timely manner.
  • Public comments are reviewed by committees with volunteer members, that are Raters, Providers, Software Developers and other industry and public interest stakeholders. They are not reviewed by RESNET Staff.