“The fun for me in collaboration is, one, working with other people just makes you smarter; that’s proven.” -Lin-Manuel Miranda There are some distinct megatrends that will increase the number of Net Zero homes. How is the ICC facilitating the drive to Net Zero homes? How is RESNET collaborating with ICC on this topic? We are joined today by two executives from the International Code Council (ICC) to discuss Net Zero homes and collaboration with RESNET. Dominic Sims, CEO shares with us his insights into the research and trends that led the ICC down the Net Zero road. Learn more about the ICC energy pathway at: www.iccsafe.org/energy Mark Johnson, Executive VP and Director of Business Development describes the critical engagement of HERS® raters & providers in this process and the benefits derived from the shared knowledge. We learn how this collaboration between RESNET and ICC came about and details on how it will work. Mark and Dominic also tell us of the role of governments in this process and the roles for RESNET and HERS® Raters. We also discuss the topic of affordable housing and how Net Zero homes address typically the second most costly housing budget category, utilities. You also can learn more about the Joint RESNET ICC HERS® Rating Company Membership in Episode 71 of RESTalk. https://directory.libsyn.com/episode/index/id/18989738 You can learn about this topic by visiting: https://www.resnet.us/articles/international-code-council-adopts-pathway-to-net-zero-energy-homes-by-2030/ Listen to the full episode here.