Into the Great Wide Open Opportunities for HERS Raters with the International Energy Conservation Code to be a Focus of the 2018 RESNET Building Performance Conference The Energy Rating Index option of International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) is being adopted by state and municipal code jurisdictions across the nation. Besides the Energy Rating Index, over 300 state and local code jurisdictions have adopted a HERS Index code compliance option. In addition, code officials across the nation rely on certified RESNET HERS Raters to conduct energy code inspections and testing. The newly adopted 2018 IECC includes a number of exciting opportunities: Incorporation of the ANSI/RESNET/International Code Council Standard 301 to define how to calculate the Energy Rating Index More realistic Energy Rating Index Score requirements Resolution of on-site power issues in the Energy Rating Index option Incorporation of the ANSI/RESNET/ICC Standard 380 to define how to conduct air leakage testing There is also an exciting opportunity for HERS Raters to become certified ICC Energy Code Inspectors and become members of the ICC. A special feature of the 2017 RESNET Building Performance Conference is a track on Opportunities for HERS Raters with the International Energy Conservation Code. The 2018 RESNET Conference offers a unique opportunity to learn first-hand about these opportunities. Nowhere else can you gain the information needed to understand these latest developments in the real estate HERS industry. Sessions that will be offered on this at the 2018 RESNET Conference include: The Role of HERS Raters in Code Compliance Verification Leveraging Raters in Energy Code Development and Adoption of ERI What’s New with Codes and Standards The Glide Path to Success from Energy Code Verification to Ratings and Beyond Illustrating the IECC Getting Credit Tips for Simplifying Code Compliance Making an Impact with Energy Code Training (and Measuring it!) Set the Bar, and They Will Limbo: The Vermont Experience with HERS and Energy Code Stranger Things – the Energy Code Myths that Haunt Us The Vision for the ERI: Is a Cost-based Rating Index viable? nMEUL Is the Worst of All Options Except for All the Rest: To Change or Not to Change Opinions Vary Widely What Are “Buried Ducts,” Do They Work, And How Do You Install Them? What are “Buried Ducts” and How Do You Model Them? The 2018 RESNET Building Performance Conference offers a unique opportunity to learn first-hand about the latest developments with energy codes and the opportunities they present. Nowhere else can you gain the information needed to understand the importance of the role that HERS Ratings can play in the real estate market. 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 Core Conference Sessions Don’t miss this opportunity to catch up on the latest information and to network with the leaders of the home energy rating and building performance industry. Join us Into the Great Wide Open. Register for the conferences today at 2018 RESNET Conference For more information go to 2018 RESNET Building Performance Conference for more information.