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Momentum Growing for RESNET HERS Index – New Regional and State Builders Making Commitment to Marketing Their Homes HERS Index in January

Feb 14, 2012

An increasing number of builders are taking advantage of the RESNET HERS Index. Over the past month, builders in states ranging from Arizona to Florida have entered into Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) with RESNET. In the MOUs, the builders commit to having their homes energy rated by a certified RESNET rater and marketing their homes’ HERS Index.

The following are the new state and regional builders who have made the commitment in January, 2012:

Jim Peterson Architect Builder

Kentucky

Larry Driskill Homes

Texas

Lee Wetherington Homes

Florida

Tranquility Homes

Oklahoma

T.W. Lewis

Arizona

Verdigris Group

Illinois

Walter Pate’s Classic Texas Homes

Texas

In making the commitment these builders has been designated by RESNET as an RESNET Energy Smart Builder. RESNET Energy Smart Builders are leading the transformation of the housing towards high energy performance homes. These leading builders are committed to having all of their homes energy rated following RESNET’s stringent standards and marketing their homes HERS Index.

The RESNET HERS Index is the industry standard by which a home’s energy efficiency is measured. The HERS or Home Energy Rating System was developed by RESNET and is the nationally recognized system for inspecting and calculating a home’s energy performance. Certified RESNET Home Energy Raters conduct inspections to verify a home’s energy performance and determine what improvements can be made to increase it. For more information click on RESNET HERS Index

RESNET is interested in entering into similar agreements with other regional and local builders. Energy raters who have builder clients interested in entering into an agreement with RESNET should contact Steve Baden at sbaden@resnet.us

The listing of all builders who have made the commitment go to Builder HERS Index Commitment