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HERS Video from RESNET

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RESNET Releases Consumer Video Explaining the HERS Index

  Across the nation the RESNET HERS Index Score is fast becoming a mainstream in the housing market. Homebuilders are having their homes energy rated and are marketing the HERS Index Score of their homes. Multiple Listing Services (MLS) are incorporating the HERS Index Scores in their listings and code jurisdictions are recognizing a HERS […]

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2015 ENERGY STAR Webinars

            Title Date and time Overview ENERGY STAR Certified Homes 101 for Sales Agents Wednesday, May 27, 2015; 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. EST ENERGY STAR has a unique value proposition for homebuyers looking for new homes. Attendees of this webinar will learn the basics of the ENERGY STAR Certified Homes program, […]

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Update Information for Utility Rebates/Incentives

  This is a quick reminder that when any rater is performing EPA Energy Star Home Energy Ratings they MUST have the following: The Builder/Contractor (NOT necessarily the Developer) must have taken the EPA Energy Star Builder training program. It’s all online so it’s not really that difficult to complete. They need to be listed […]

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Are You an Energy Smart Builder?

  RESNET Designates New Energy Smart Builders An increasing number of builders are taking advantage of the marketing power of the RESNET HERS Index Score. Recently builders from South Carolina to Colorado have entered into Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) with RESNET to commit to having their homes energy rated by a certified RESNET HERS Rater […]

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Energy Efficiency Legislation Passed by New Congress

On April 21, 2015, Congress passed S 535, “The Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015″.  The legislation was sponsored by Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Jean Shaheen (D-NH).The modest energy efficiency legislation includes three provisions drawn from a larger efficiency bill sponsored by the two Senators: Promotion of commercial building energy-use benchmarking and disclosure Establishment […]

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Save the Date: Code Development

Stakeholder Meeting The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Building Energy Codes Program will host a public meeting during which stakeholders can present initial concepts for the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). As part of this meeting, DOE will present its own initial concepts. The goal of the meeting will be to encourage communication and an exchange of ideas […]

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Millennials Should Consider Careers in Trade

by Shelby Beck. As the economy continues to recover, economists are seeing stark differences between people with high school and college degrees. The unemployment rate is nearly twice as high for Americans with a high school diploma as for those with a four-year college degree or more. But economists say that doesn’t mean everybody needs […]

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