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January 21 is Deadline for 2022 RESNET Cross Border Challenge

Dec 9, 2021

 

A friendly competition between American and Canadian Home Builders.

  • Lowest HERS® Index Score in all categories wins!
  • Homes must be 3rd party RESNET/CRESNET HERS rated in 2021. There will be US low score awards for homes rated in 2020 since there were no awards presented at the 2021 Virtual Conference
  • Awards will be presented at the in-person RESNET 2022 Conference in Austin, Texas

To enter, please submit builder information, HERC report including HERS Index Score and picture of the house to: rod@renewability.com

Builder Challenge submission deadline is January 21, 2022, by 9:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

 

Enbridge Innovation Award

•  With your individual house submission, submit what you believe was the most innovative measure to lower your HERS score. Besides describing it, a picture of the application would be useful for the judges to award the winner.

•  There will be one winner from all the entries from the U.S. and Canada. Enbridge will announce the winner at the Conference when the individual builder awards are presented.

 

RESNET & CRESNET Lowest HERS Index Score Awards

•  Lowest score American Production Builder (> 49 homes HERS rated per year)
•  Lowest score American Low Volume Builder (< 50 homes HERS rated per year *)
•  Lowest score Canadian Production Builder (> 49 homes HERS rated per year)
•  Lowest score Canadian Low Volume Builder (< 50 homes HERS rated per year *)

Note: There will be an award for US builders for 2021 & 2022

* Must be a registered builder attached to the submission. No private builds accepted.

**  HERS scores without Solar PV will only be looked at for these awards.

 

Panasonic Net Zero Energy Awards

•  2021 & 2022 Net Zero Awards American Builder

•  2022 Net Zero Award Canadian Builder

Note: these awards include PV (HERS Index score must be below scores established in ASHRAE 90.2 by weather zone without PV)

 

Greyter HERSH2O® Awards

** New this year **

•  There will be one US and one Canadian builder presented with this award that demonstrates the lowest HERSH2O score submitted for their respective countries based on 2021 ratings.

RESNET & CRESNET Presidents’ Awards sponsored by BP

•  These awards are for Production Builders on both sides of the border that HERS rate 50 or more homes in 2021 and registered in the RESNET / CRESNET registries

•  The Production Builder with the highest percentage of homes rated < HERS 52 during the above time frame wins the Presidents’ Awards

•  Should there be a tie, the lowest average fleet HERS score will be the winner for each award

•  There are 2 President’s Awards: The RESNET Award and the CRESNET Award presented at the beginning of the RESNET Conference

New: These awards will be selected by RESNET / CRESNET based upon HERS Index scores in the RESNET and CRESNET registries. No submission is required.