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Making ENERGY STAR Certified Homes Electric Vehicle Ready

Webinar on May 17, 2017 On December 27, 2016, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized its first-ever ENERGY STAR specification for electric vehicle chargers. Part of EPA’s effort moving forward will be to work with the EV industry to sell ENERGY STAR certified electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE), as well as the marketplace to encourage […]

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RESNET Adopts Standard Interpretation on Calculating the Energy Performance of Clothes Dryers

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) amended the clothes dryer performance test procedures (10 CFR Parts 429 and 430) to stipulate the Combined Energy Factor (CEF) as the efficiency metric effective September 13, 2013. The CEF includes the active drying cycle energy as well as energy consumed during Stand-by and Off modes. Due to the […]

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Expiring Rebates in 2016

At the end of 2016, the clock runs out on several federal tax credits for homeowners who made energy upgrades during the year. A tax credit reduces the amount of tax owed, so it’s different from a tax deduction, rebate, or refund. Use Energy Saver’s reference list below to see if you are eligible for qualifying credits when […]

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Final Hearing for the 2018 IECC

Report Card on Kansas City Final Hearing on the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) Last week the Final Hearing of the 2018 IECC took place in Kansas City.  Working with HERS Raters and its strategic allies, RESNET was able to achieve a number of key successes.  The following are the key 2018 IECC provisions […]

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USGBC Utah Sustainability Summit

Utah Sustainability Summit Friday, October 21, 2016 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM followed by reception This annual event provides an informative and inspiring look at what is happening in the world of green building while giving our members an opportunity to get to know one another and enjoy a great day together. Event Highlights – […]

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