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RESNET Rating Software Program Accreditation Application

The annual fee for accreditation as a rating software tool is $1,750.  There is a non-refundable application fee of $500.  If the application for accreditation is approved the $500 application fee will be credited to the accreditation fee.

Please mail hard copies to Laurel Elam at 211 Dakat Lane Boone, NC 28607.

Please mail a check in the amount of $500 made out to “RESNET” for your application fee to Faye Berriman, RESNET 4280 North Cedarpine Lane, Moorpark, CA 93021. *Please indicate on the check that is for rating software application fees.

CLICK ON “PART ONE” TO BEGIN APPLICATION.

RESNET Rating Software Tool Accreditation Application and Instructions
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Please use the spreadsheet form named “Bestest_results_form.xls” to record and report your results from these tests. This Excel spreadsheet form may be downloaded from resnet.us/providers/accredited-providers/hers-software-tools/
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Please use the spreadsheet form named “HERS Reference Home Rating Software Auto-Generation Test” to record and report your results from these tests. This Excel spreadsheet form may be downloaded from resnet.us/providers/accredited-providers/hers-software-tools/
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Please use the spreadsheet form named “HERS IAF Method Test” to record and report your results from this test. This Excel spreadsheet form may be downloaded from resnet.us/providers/accredited-providers/hers-software-tools/
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Please use the spreadsheet form named “HERS Duct Distribution Efficiency Tests” to record and report your results from this test. This Excel spreadsheet form may be downloaded from resnet.us/providers/accredited-providers/hers-software-tools/
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Please use the spreadsheet form named “HERS HVAC Tests” to record and report your results from this test. This Excel spreadsheet form may be downloaded from resnet.us/providers/accredited-providers/hers-software-tools/
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Please use the spreadsheet named “HERS Hot Water Performance Tests” to record and report your results for this test. This Excel spreadsheet form may be downloaded from resnet.us/providers/accredited-providers/hers-software-tools/
As an officer of my organization, the undersigned, do hereby submit this Application for RESNET Software Tool Accreditation, I hereby certify that this application is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Please forward with this application an operating copy of the software program, the test the test runs (input decks) used for each of the software tests, and your results spreadsheets to RESNET along with any explanatory documentation needed to understand and replicate the tests.  Please rename the results spreadsheet to replace ‘form’ with a name or acronym that identifies your software.

The material submitted may be made available by RESNET for review by interested parties.

Any challenge to a software’s accreditation shall be made in writing directly to the RESNET Executive Director.  Within 5 working days the RESNET Executive Director shall forward the challenge to the software developer for comment and rebuttal.  The challenged software provider must respond to the RESNET Executive Director in writing within 30 days.  The RESNET Board of Directors shall review the challenge and response and make a determination within 30 days.  If a challenge is made public by the challenger prior to the RESNET Board’s determination, the subject challenge will automatically be determined to be non-substantive.