Without reflection, we go blindly on our way, creating more unintended consequences, and failing to achieve anything useful. – Margaret J. Wheatley 23 episodes, 23 topics, and 34 different guests. We covered a lot of ground in the RESTalk podcast in 2022, now going into our 5th year of episodes. (Over 12 hours of conversations about the world of RESNET!) We hope we stimulated your thinking and moved you into action in this often-complex world of home energy ratings. If you’d like to dig a little deeper into the topics covered in these episodes, see the list mentioned in each section below. PART A: Organization Systems & Affiliates 89 Steve Baden and John Hensley discuss opportunities and threats for RESNET going into 2022 90 Dominic Sims, Mark Johnson Broader consensus in code development 100 Joshua Anderson Breaking into the industry as a HERS® Modeler 101 Simone Beaty Factors influencing the outlook for green mortgage-backed securities 102 CalCERTS David Choo’s Motivations for entering the Home Energy Industry 110 Billy Giblin An overview of onsite field visits and their impact PART B: Buildings and Building Data 91 Ryan Meres Who are the buyers of HERS® Rated Homes and what is driving their decisions 96 Sara Gutterman Net Zero everything? 98 Ryan Meres Data on new homes getting to Net Zero 106 Spencer Frye Athens GA Ground Zero for the affordable homes’ crisis 109 Emily Mottram How did the Pretty Good House concept get started PART C: The RESNET Community 88 Emma Bennett What do people get out of the RESNET Building Performance Conferences 92 Elizabeth Sanfelippo Artistic Perspectives in Home Performance 93 Jacob Kamen Mentorship in RESNET 95 John Godden CRESNET/RESNET Cross Border Challenge, new technologies and water 97 Jared Kain-Woods Detective work and complexity in energy efficient designs 104 Stefan Orenda Unique ways to market energy efficient homes with consumers PART D: Codes & Standards 94 Andy Buccino & Sara DeVico Embodied carbon tools & engaging builders 103 Jacob Atalla of KB Home The water & energy nexus 107 David Goldstein What is the genesis of the RESNET CO2e Index 99 Alex Meaney What does a load calculation tell you and more 105 Steve Rogers Why is duct leakage testing so important? An example. 108 Jim Bergmann Importance of proper design installation of a blower/air handler & cost of ownership RESTalk: To the RESNET community, we hear you and want to engage. Look for new episodes in 2023. Listen to the full episode here.