The Changing Role of a Rater

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The Changing Role of a Rater

One man's history of HERS from the beginning to now.

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RESNET Now Offers Insurance Opportunity

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September 01, 2004

RESNET Now Offers Insurance Opportunity         With the attention given in the mass media to mold problems in buildings and the coverage of costly litigation regarding mold and indoor air ... [continue reading]

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Lights, Appliances, and Sunshine: A New HERS?

Author: Adam Gifford
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November 01, 2002

The HERS industry debates incorporating new end uses into a HERS score. [continue reading]

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A Rating Tale

Author: Scott Pigg
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January 01, 2001

HERS ratings have been structured to be as independent of occupant behavior as possible. Maybe that premise should be reexamined. [continue reading]

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The Key to Unlocking Residential Energy Efficiency

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January 01, 2001

If you were shopping for a home and found one that was well-built, comfortable, had lower-than-average monthly energy costs, and required no additional income to pay for it, would you stop shopping? [continue reading]

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Gas vs. Electric:An Equal Playing Field at Hand?

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September 01, 1999

The Department of Energy (DOE) is quietly exploring solutions to the site/source energy problem or, more specifically, to the way electricity is compared to other fuels. [continue reading]

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Home Ratings Sweep the Nation--Almost

Author: Greg Thomas
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September 01, 1999

Home energy ratings have had a turbulent history in the United States. The economic promise and business risks of a national system to score the energy use of housing have attracted serious attention and have sometimes turned into a battlefield. Many of the political issues affecting ratings have been addressed, but some major issues remain. [continue reading]

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HERS Experiment Cause for Confidence

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September 01, 1999

At last April's Affordable Comfort conference, I conducted a small HERS experiment to examine the relative variability of ratings in new and older homes. [continue reading]

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Canadian Ratings Warming Up

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September 01, 1999

Last year, the Canadian Office of Energy Efficiency at Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) committed $9 million Canadian toward a three-year voluntary home energy efficiency rating program. [continue reading]

Aeroseal Acquires Comfort Institute: Creates Headquarters For Home Performance Training And Support

Brad Brenner

Aeroseal Acquires Comfort Institute: Creates Headquarters For Home Performance Training And Support

Aeroseal LLC, the owner and licensee of aeroseal duct sealing technology has acquired Comfort Institute (CI), a leading provider of ...

Some Highlights from the NASCSP Annual Training Conference, 2014

Jim Gunshinan

Some Highlights from the NASCSP Annual Training Conference, 2014

The National Association for State Community Services Programs (NASCSP) met in Raleigh, North Carolina, for its annual training conference. Here ...

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