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Momentum Growing for RESNET HERS® Index – New RESNET Energy Smart Builders in July

Aug 15, 2012

An increasing number of builders are taking advantage of the RESNET HERS® Index. Over the past month, builders from California to North Carolina 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 Score.

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

Armstrong Custom Homes

North Carolina

Ball Homes

Kentucky and Tennessee

Bunting Construction Company

Delaware and Virginia

Gale Property Management


Guess Homes


Hodges, Heathman and Conrad


K & B Homes


MD Custom Homes


Padgett Construction, Inc.


Wathen Castanos Hybrid Homes, Inc.



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