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Enhancing the National Consistency of HERS Index Scores Key Focus of the 2016 RESNET Building Performance Conference

Nov 24, 2015

Across the nation the RESNET HERS Index Score is fast becoming a part of the mainstream in the housing market. Homebuilders are having their homes energy rated and are marketing the HERS Index Score of their homes. Multiple Listing Services (MLS) are incorporating the HERS Index Scores in their listings and code jurisdictions are recognizing a HERS Index Score as a building energy code compliance option. With the increased visibility of the HERS Index Score RESNET is obligated to ensure that HERS Index Scores are as consistent as possible.

This need has been made more important with the International Code Council adopting an Energy Rating Index compliance option to the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code.

A special feature of the 2016 RESNET Building Performance Conference is a track on Enhancing the National Consistency of HERS Index Scores.

The 2016 RESNET Building Performance Conference offers a unique opportunity to learn first-hand about these developments that are critical to the HERS rating industry. Nowhere else can you gain the information needed to understand the changes that will be taking place with the RESNET rating quality assurance oversight procedures.   All of the HERS industry need to be prepared for these coming changes.

Sessions that will be offered on this subject include:

  • Enhancing the Quality Assurance Oversight of HERS Ratings
  • Enhancing Consistency of Calculating HERS Index Scores by HERS Software Tools
  • Virtual QA- Timely Feedback in a Long Distance Partnership
  • Shedding Light on Blind QA
  • Calibration – When & Where
  • Pilot Project Discussions on Projected HERS New Construction Rating Variability Assessments

RESNET has posted the listing of core conference sessions along with a description of each session and the 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.

Catch the Commitment to Excellence.  Register for the conference today at 2016 RESNET Conference.

Remember January 29, 2016 is the deadline for the special “early bird” conference registration discount. 

For more conference information go to 2016 RESNET Building Performance Conference.