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

Nov 7, 2012

An increasing number of builders are taking advantage of the marketing power of the RESNET HERS Index Score. Over the past month, builders from California to Pennsylvania 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 HERES Index Score commitment in October, 2012:

EcoCraft Homes

Pennsylvania

Ferrier Custom Homes

Texas

G.W. Robinson Homes

Florida

Legacy GreenBuilders

Iowa

Olde Heritage Builders

North Carolina

Piedmont Realty & Construction

Virginia

RD Architectural Consultants

Arizona, California and Nevada

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