Data is all around us. In letters, numbers, ideas, facts, figures, symbols, and media. Implementing data in life is essential because it helps make informed decisions, find solutions to problems, back up arguments, allows you to improve your strengths and learn your weaknesses, helps you organize the resources around you, and make goals to keep moving forward.
The Green Building Registry is the largest single-source data service that connects green and energy efficient home data with real estate multiple listing services across the US. It’s provided as a public service so that any homebuyer, real estate agent, or appraiser can find home performance data before and at the time of purchase. It includes national energy efficiency assessments like the HERS Index and the Home Energy Score provided by the U.S Department of Energy, as well as Solar and Green Home Certification data where available.
Having the energy assessments of a home prior to purchasing is extremely important for an appraiser to have when evaluating it against comparable properties to determine the market value of the home. If the data is not available and the home is not energy efficient, thousands of dollars of value could be lost in utilities and home repairs. Having the registry rewards homeowners for having better performing homes, adds value to your property, and increases comfort in the home.
For more information, visit: www.usagbr.org
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Fourteen researchers from the University of Utah, BYU and the University of Idaho published a comprehensive renewable energy report showing that the Beehive State has the potential to be a world leader in renewable energy production, storage, and manufacturing. It...
Utah’s Home Energy Assistance Target (HEAT) Program is accepting applications for financial assistance to help residents pay summer cooling costs. HEAT provides year-round energy and water assistance, as well as energy and water-related crisis assistance, for...
58f: RESNET revises Chapter 9 of the MINHERS guidelines to set new standards on deciding the number of ratings to get QA Field reviews. The speech previously used in the Pre-drywall QA field reviews was unclear on how many reviews could be given and on the criteria...
WHAT IS HERS? The HERS Index is the industry standard by which a home's energy efficiency is measured. HERS stands for Home Energy Rating System and was developed by RESNET. RESNET is a recognized standards-making body for building energy efficiency rating and...
President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law provides more than $20 billion which the DOE will oversee in using to establish the DOE’s Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations. The creation of this new office will spotlight the importance of the DOE’s movement towards...
The Mandatory Compliance Date for HERS Software That Complies with ANSI/RESNET/ICC 301-2019 Standard Extended to July 1, 2021 There is a lot to be excited about in the changes presented in the ANSI/RESNET/ICC 301-2019 Standard with Addenda A and B, including the...
The RESNET Building Performance Conference provides a diverse and dynamic venue where you can obtain usable solutions in an evolving industry. Get up to date on strategic solutions for you and your business, network with like-minded professionals, and take home fresh information and for the home performance industry. More Details
Govenor’s Energy Summit
The Governor’s Office of Energy Development, in partnership with Utah Media Group and HBW Resources, is pleased to invite you to the 9th Annual Governor’s Energy Summit. This premier conference and trade show is the largest event of its kind in the Intermountain West, hosting more than 1,200 attendees and 75+ speakers from across the nation and around the globe. More Details