Water is the new frontier for RESNET and certified RESNET HERS® Raters. In many parts of the nation, water is fast becoming a scarce commodity. There is clearly a need for a system to rate a home’s efficiency in water use. This will allow homebuyers to know how efficiently water is being used in the homes they are considering to buy. It will also provide an opportunity for homebuilders to monetize the efficiency of their homes. RESNET is beginning the process of developing a rating system for the water efficiency of residential buildings. A special feature of the 2016 RESNET Building Performance Conference is a track on A New Frontier and Opportunity in Water Efficiency The 2016 RESNET Building Performance Conference offers a unique opportunity to learn first-hand about this critical new development. Nowhere else can you gain the information needed to understand the importance of water efficiency and what opportunities it presents to builders and HERS® Raters. Sessions that will be offered on this subject include: Accounting for Water – The New RESNET Water Efficiency Rating Index What Will a HERS® Rater Need to Know to Conduct Water Efficiency Rating Index Ratings Calculating the RESNET Water Efficiency Rating Index Effective Use of Water and the Energy Used to Heat it for Builders…The Next Frontier RESNET has posted the listing of core conference sessions along with a description of each session and each session’s presenters. To download the listing of sessions, click on 2016 RESNET Conference Core Conference Sessions Don’t miss this opportunity to catch up on the latest information and network with the leaders of the home energy rating and building performance industry. Join the Commitment to Excellence. Register for the conference today at 2016 RESNET Conference Remember January 16, 2016 is the deadline for the special “early bird” conference registration discount. For more information go to 2016 RESNET Building Performance Conference.