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New Rater Submission Form – RMP New Homes & QG Builder Programs

  Here is the new rater submission form for RMP New Homes & QG Builder Programs  

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JobWerks Goes Live!

  Rating Field Inspector candidates will no longer be required to pass a written examination to become a certified RESNET Rating Field Inspector (RFI). July 1, 2015 is the implementation date for the new RESNET RFI testing and certification standard (Advisory Version 204.2.2.1) which requires the use of the RESNET JobWerks Tool for mentoring and […]

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wattsmart New Homes Program Changes Approved

Program Announcement Program Changes Approved, Effective July 1, 2015 The Rocky Mountain Power wattsmart New Homes Program received approval for changes proposed to the Public Service Commission of Utah with an effective date of July 1, 2015. The program will continue to offer the same incentives, which have been available since July 2012, with the […]

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Latest building codes bill too slow to help air, homeowners critics say

By Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah lawmaker’s resurrection of a bill to delay adoption of the latest residential building codes fired up activists and others on Wednesday, with multiple groups asserting it will hurt homeowners’ wallets and dirty the air. “Waiting at least six years to update our codes […]

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Utah has everything to gain from adopting new energy codes

From our friends at Utah Clean Energy: A bill aimed to shift Utah’s building energy code adoption cycle from every three years to six years has been fast-tracked for the Special Legislative Session. This is highly concerning because the newest building energy code, the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (2015 IECC) has not yet been […]

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2015 ENERGY STAR Webinars

            ENERGY STAR WEBINARS: Title Date and time Overview Target Audience RESNET PD Credits ENERGY STAR Certified Homes Revision 08 for Raters Tuesday, July 7, 2015; 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. EST For Raters: Attend this webinar to learn more about the latest improvements to the program, called Revision 08. Revision 08 […]

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2015 IECC & HERS Options

  The 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) includes an Energy Rating Index compliance option.  Increasingly, states and local code jurisdictions are adopting the 2015 IECC with the Energy Rating Index option. RESNET and the ICC are implementing an educational effort directed at code officials on the HERS Index and the 2015 IECC Energy Rating Index […]

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Revisions of National, Regional and State Program Documents Now Available

  Revision 08 of the Version 3 national program requirements has been posted to the ENERGY STAR website! Revision 08 is the most significant Revision since the release of Version 3. It is intended to address top concerns identified by Partners and will greatly reduce paperwork, better align the ENERGY STAR certification process with a […]

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