The future is wide open for the HERS Industry. In 2017, the industry has achieved notable accomplishments: Increase in the number of homes HERS rated – The HERS Industry has passed the 2 million homes being HERS Rated milestone Partnership with the Appraisal Institute to factor HERS Index scores into residential real estate appraisals The ANSI/RESNET/ICC standards 301 and 380 were incorporated into the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) More realistic Energy Rating Index Scores in the 2018 IECC that will make the option more attractive to builders A special feature of the 2018 RESNET Building Performance Conference is a track on “Launching the HERS Rating Industry to a New Trajectory”. The 2018 RESNET Conference offers a unique opportunity to learn first-hand about this opportunity. Nowhere else can you gain the information needed to understand the latest development in the HERS industry. Sessions that will be offered on this subject include: How RESNET Helps You Market HERS to Builders (and Others) What do to When a Builder Challenges the Results of Your HERS Rating? Raters’ Perspectives on New Homes Programs: Designs that Drive Participation Streamlining the Process from Rating to RESNET So, What Does Grade I Insulation Really Look Like? How to Properly Implement the RESNET Sampling Protocol RESNET Rating Provider Roundtable RESNET Trainers Roundtable New Construction & Healthy Homes: Observations & Measurements for Raters Emerging Leadership Council 2.0 Be the First to Happy Hour: 10 Hacks to Streamline the Rating Process Valuing HVAC Installation in the HERS Index Field Verification and Modeling of Mechanical Ventilation Systems The Future of the ERI Standard ANSI/RESNET/ICC 301 and the HERS Standard MINHERS – Next Editions Breaking Down RESNET/ANSI/ICC Standard 380 and the Status of Implementation into the MINHERS Standards AirFlow Measurements 2018 Edition Advanced Field Test & Measurement- Beyond the Basics of Rater Training There is an App for That – is Back. Let’s Go to the Next Level Time is Money: Valuing When Energy is Used ANSI/RESNET/ICC 301 and the New ASHRAE 90.2 The Independent Provider – What are they Providing? 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 2018 RESNET Conference Breakout 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 us in the Great Wide Open! Register for the conference today at 2018 RESNET Conference Registration. Remember, January 25, 2018 is the deadline for the special “Early Bird” conference registration discount. The deadline for making reservations to the RESNET Conference hotel under the conference block is January 24, 2018. Be sure to make your reservations today at Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista. For complete information on the RESNET Conference go to 2018 RESNET Building Performance Conference.