RESNET Programs Director Ryan Meres was recently a guest on the Live in a Home that Pays You Back Podcast with Anna DeSimone. Anna talks with leading experts and innovators, who explains how you can have a healthy and sustainable home. A respected expert in the housing finance industry, Anna’s educational handbooks have been published by the Mortgage Bankers Association of America, AllRegs, Ellie Mae, the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, and other industry trade associations. Anna is the retired founder and CEO of Bankers Advisory, a mortgage compliance audit services firm based in Lexington, Massachusetts, now part of Clifton Larson Allen (CLA). She was named one of Housing Wire‘s Women of Influence, received business awards from Acquisitions International and Wealth and Finance Magazine, and was featured entrepreneur in Bloomberg News and Forbes Magazine. Anna and Ryan discuss the HERS® Index rating system, the steps and procedures of a home energy assessment, and how the score is calculated. Ryan has 10 years of experience in energy efficiency, energy policy, and building energy codes and has published more than two dozen case studies, reports, and resources on those topics. Find full episode here.