“Whether it’s the best of times or the worst of times, It’s the only time we’ve got.” – Art Buchwald 23 episodes, 23 topics, and 22 different guests. We covered a lot of ground in the RESTalk podcast in 2021. We hope we stimulated your thinking and moved you into action in this sometimes 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 & People EP64 RESNET 2021 Conference with Steve Baden and Emma Bennett EP66 A Conversation with 2021 RESNET Board President John Hensley EP67 RESNET 2021 Priorities with Steve Baden EP80 HERS Software Consistency with Neal Kruis EP76 Meet the 2021 RESNET Emerging Leadership Council Fellows EP78 RESNET 2022: Into the Future Part B: Politics & Taxes EP65 Review of 2020 Election with Steve Baden and Carl Chidlow EP84 Update on 45L Federal Tax Credit for Energy Efficient Homes PART C: Community EP68 How low can you go? How we achieved 2020’s lowest average HERS score with Gene Myers- Thrive Home Builders EP69 Behind the Scenes at the 3 millionth HERS rated home EP70 One Tree Pledge & RESNET collaboration EP72 The future of the building industry resides in low carbon buildings with Dan Welch EP73 Bill Spohn’s Home Building Experience (hosted by Laurel Elam) EP81 Stanley Martin Homes & PEG- A Successful Builder and Rating Company Partnership with DJ Lawson & Matthew Cooper PART D: Codes & Standards EP71 Joint RESNET ICC HERS Rating Company Membership EP82 Grading the Installation of HVAC Systems- ACCA/RESNET/ICC Standard 310 with Wes Davis & Scott Doyle EP79 “California Dreamin’” Collaboration Between RESNET & California Rating Providers on HERSH2O EP77 Taking Water Efficiency Efforts To New Heights with Jonah Schein (EPA) and Ryan Meres Listen to the full episode here.