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CAZ Testing Deadline Draws Near

  This is a reminder that you must pass the RESNET CAZ tests before December 31st, 2014. Don’t delay! Avoid the risk of suspension by taking your CAZ tests now!   Remember, all raters will be subject to administrative suspension by their Rating Quality Assurance Providers and unable to register ratings under their RTIN if […]

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ENERGY STAR Interim Policy Update

On August 20th, 2014, ENERGY STAR sent an email with policy revisions to resolve several issues, the outcome of which can be used immediately even though the revisions won’t be formally incorporated into the Inspection Checklists until the release of Rev. 08. Since that time, they have fine-tuned the policy language addressed in Policy Record […]

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Message from David Wilson, Director, UECC

  Thanksgiving is about fun, family and giving thanks. It also marks the beginning of the holiday giving season. iGive makes it easy for you to buy gifts for family & friends and support Utah Energy Conservation Coalition, dba Energy Rated Homes of Utah. More causes getting money because of iGive is good for us […]

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Energy Star Webinars – 2014

  Title Date and time Overview Completing the Green Home Picture Thursday, December 4, 2014; 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. EST Green building improves the way that homes and homebuilding sites use energy, water, and materials to reduce impacts on human health and the environment. Building a green home means making environmentally-preferable and sustainable decisions throughout the […]

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Webinars

Title Date and time Overview ZERH: Sales and Value Recognition of Zero Energy Ready Homes Thursday, December 18, 2014; 12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m. EST Net Zero Energy properties have unique, high-performance features that should be prominently presented during the listing and sales process. However, these features also present challenges for appraisers and lenders: Lenders are challenged […]

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Why CAZ Requirements for Certified RESNET HERS Raters

  This is part of a continuing communication on why CAZ training and testing is being required for all RESNET HERS Raters by December 31, 2014.  This document addresses two issues: Adding CAZ Certification to RESNET HERS Raters requirements enables RESNET HERS Raters to participate in proposed federal legislation End the confusion and frustration over […]

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Residential Home Energy Rater Apprentice Needed

Utah Energy Conservation Coalition, dba Energy Rated Homes of Utah, is searching for an individual to fill the position of Residential Home Energy Rater apprentice. Effective Date: October 2014 Job Title: Residential Home Energy Rater Apprentice Compensation: Hourly Salary (based upon experience) Under the general direction and supervision of the HERS Coordinator, the Residential Home […]

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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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