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2015 Energy Star Webinars

  Title Date and time Overview Residential ENERGY STAR Appliance Specification Update Tuesday, January 27, 2015; 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. EST Please join us for a special appliance-focused webinar. The ENERGY STAR Appliance Specification team will review recent, current, and upcoming revisions to ENERGY STAR residential appliance specifications. There will also be an overview of the […]

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TEC Webinars Available

  Many of our customers have requested PDF copies of our webinar presentations, and TEC is honoring that request. You can now download a PDF copy of select TEC webinar presentations from our website. These files can be found by clicking on Support/Training in the main navigation menu of our website, then by clicking on the […]

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Residential MF Projects with Possible Commercial DSM Eligibility

From Billy Giblin, Quality Assurance Analyst, Rocky Mountain Power wattsmart New Homes Program, Demand Management (DM):   Hello Raters, There may be some exciting opportunities for commercial incentives and rebates in residential MF buildings.  We would like to pass this information on to you so that you can provide it to your developer and builder […]

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Winterize your home the right way

  By Jeff Wuorio For Deseret News National Originally published: Wednesday, Nov. 26 2014 6:00 a.m. MST Mention winterizing a house to most homeowners and the knee jerk responses are bound to begin flying: Time consuming, expensive, unnecessary. Tackling the last comment first, it’s true that energy takes a smaller bite out of most homeowners’ […]

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HOW TO WARM YOUR HOME WITHOUT A HEATER

Posted by RESNET , Dec 30, 2014 1:15:54 PM Now that we’re in the middle of winter, don’t panic if your heater breaks down! Believe it or not, there are a number of ways to warm your home without using a heater. Fireplace A fireplace is a great way of heating your home without using […]

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RESNET Amends Rating Field Inspector Assessment and Certification Requirements

December 29, 2014 A recommendation of the RESNET National Consistency of HERS Index Scores was for more robust practical testing for HERS Raters and Rating Field Inspectors (RFI). Currently RFIs must pass a written multiple choice test. This has created a great frustration in the rating industry because written tests are not the best way […]

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Five Ways to Insulate Your Windows This Winter

While looking into the best way to insulate our drafty windows this winter (apart from replacing them), we put together this mini-guide of solutions we found so far, including the pros and cons of everything from layered curtains to shrink-wrap film.  Rubber Weather Sealing: You can buy strips of self-stick rubber weather sealing at a […]

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Using Building Science to Shave HERS Scores

Congratulations to David Weekley Homes!  They were highlighted in greenbuildermedia.com: Posted by Hilary Daninhirsch Sep 29, 2014 10:55:08 AM BUILDING HOMES IN accordance with RESNET standards is all in a day’s work for David Weekley Homes, whose corporate offices are in Houston. The company joined the green building revolution by connecting with Environments for Living […]

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