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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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Philips’ newest LED: a five-buck bulb

  By Ry Crist, originally published on cnet.com April 21, 2015 6:00 AM PDT EDITOR’S NOTE, 4/22/15, 9:50 PST: Though it may work with some dimmer switches, Philips rates this bulb as non-dimmable.  The chart has been updated accordingly. [To see the accompanying chart, go here.] It’s only been a few years since LED light […]

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2015 ENERGY STAR Webinars

            Please check back later for upcoming ENERGY STAR Webinar.

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Speakers Announced for Utah Governor’s Energy Summit

From Dr. Laura Nelson, Office of Energy Development [lnelson@utah.gov]: Join us for the 4th Annual Governor’s Utah Energy Development Summit to be held in Salt Lake City on May 20 – 21, 2015. We are excited to invite you to this annual event, which features renowned industry leaders and experts participating in a series of […]

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COMcheck™ for Windows® Version 4.0.0

  COMcheck™ for Windows® Version 4.0.0 (Build Version: 4.0.0.3) Version 4.0.0 includes support for the ASHRAE 90.1-2013 energy code; for other supported codes see below.* This release also includes 2014 New York Energy Conservation Construction Code amendments and various minor modifications to the energy code requirements for North Carolina (metal building assemblies) and Oregon (economizers). […]

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