Draft PDS-01 of proposed MINHERS Addendum 50: HERS Modeler

Proposed Addendum 50 amends the RESNET Mortgage Industry National Home Energy Rating Standards (MINHERS), Chapter 2 to add criteria for a new certification category, the HERS Home Energy Modeler. This new certification category was authorized by the RESNET Board of Directors with the intent of improving consistency in the modeling of homes for HERS ratings. Certification requirements include training and demonstration of proficiency in the use of accredited HERS Software Tools.

RESNET Standard Development Committee 200 approved the first draft, PDS-01, of MINHERS Addendum 50, HERS Modeler, for public review and comment. Comment on draft PDS-01 will be open for 45 days beginning July 1, 2020. After the comment period SDC 200 will consider and document each of the comments submitted and make appropriate changes. Any substantive change to draft PDS-01 will be provided to the public for comment.

Additions and revisions to the MINHERS Chapter 2 are shown with red print in strikeout/underline format. Comments will be accepted only on the text shown with strikeout/underline and in red print.

To review the draft Addendum click on Draft PDS-01 MINHERS Addendum 50 HERS Modeler

To submit your comments click on RESNET Amendment Comment Online Form for Draft PDS-01 MINHERS Addendum 50 HERS Modeler 

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 MINHERS Addendum 50 HERS Modeler 

The public comment period will be open for 45 days beginning July 1, 2020 and ending August 14, 2020.