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CAZ! CAZ! RESNET CAZ Testing Deadlines Draw Near

  By January 1st, 2015, certified HERS raters must pass both CAZ tests.   All raters that have not passed both CAZ tests by the deadline will be placed on suspension and unable to upload ratings to the registry.  While on suspension, the rater will have 120 days (4/30/2015) to pass both tests to remain a […]

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The Importance of Energy Raters Is Quickly Growing

Posted by Mike Collignon – Aug 25, 2014  The focus on building energy use is probably the highest it’s been in 40 years. From corporations trying to cut operating expenses, to low-income homeowners trying to reduce their monthly utility bills, it’s not just about first-cost any more. Unfortunately, the lending process hasn’t adjusted to this […]

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Better Buildings Challenge for Multifamily Housing

As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, in 2013 HUD and DOE extended the Better Buildings Challenge to include multifamily housing.  The BBC asks building owners to commit to a 20% portfolio-wide energy reduction over 10 years. What is the Better Buildings Challenge (BBC)? Part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan NOT a Grant […]

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RESNET Revises the Home Energy Rating Standards of Practice

The RESNET Home Energy Rating Standards of Practice guides certified RESNET Home Energy Raters and Rating Field Inspectors in the inspection and testing of a home’s energy performance. The Standards of Practice are adopted by the RESNET Board of Directors to help clients of rating services understand what is and what is not required in […]

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Draft Options Developed By RESNET Quality Improvement

In order to enhance the national consistency of HERS Index Scores the RESNET Board of Directors adopted a set of policies to improve RESNET quality assurance oversight of ratings. To develop the recommendations for implementing the board’s policies a Quality Improvement Task Force was appointed. To provide the options for the task force to consider […]

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Board Adopts Standards Development Manual for Non-ANSI Standards

  To establish a transparent consensus process for developing and amending RESNET non-ANSI standards, the RESNET Board of Directors adopted the RESNET Standards Management Board’s developed “Standard Development Policy Procedures Manual for Non – ANSI/RESNET’ Standards”. The procedures spell out the process that RESNET must follow in developing and amending its non-ANSI standards.   The […]

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ENERGY STAR Interim Policy Updates & Webinar

The team at RESNET is working on Revision 08 of the program requirements, and they are currently targeting a release in the second half of 2014.  As they work towards that goal, they’ve resolved several issues, the outcome of which can be used immediately even though the revisions won’t be formally incorporated into the Inspection Checklists […]

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Energy Star Webinars – 2014

  Title Date and time Overview Target Audience Expand Your Marketing Opportunities with EPA’s WaterSense Program Wednesday, August 27th, 12:00-1:00pm ET With an increasing frequency of droughts, water and sewer rates that continue to rise, and communities’ inability to expand and update their water infrastructure quick enough, making the most out of our limited water […]

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