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Aug 8, 2022

“The hidden harmony is better than the obvious.”

Heraclitus

 

Earlier this year RESNET was approved as a Home Certification Organization (HCO) for the California ENERGY STAR Homes Program by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

 

What are the roots of this partnership with CalCERTS?

 

Who will benefit from...


Jul 25, 2022

“Sustainability is no longer about doing less harm. It’s about doing more good.”

Jochen Zeitz



How is the topic of energy efficiency in new single-family homes addressed in the mortgage industry?

 

What pillars of ESG (Environmental, Social & Governance) are at play in this system and who are the players?



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Jul 11, 2022

“Passion is what gives meaning to our lives.

It’s what allows us to achieve success beyond our wildest imagination. 

Try to find a career path you have a passion for.”

Henry Samueli



The RESNET ecosystem continues to grow and morph as demand increases and external factors change.

 

What new opportunities...


Jun 27, 2022

“The details are not the details. They make the design.”

Charles Eames



HVAC equipment is often the largest energy consuming system in a home.

 

While listeners are likely grounded in the aspect of “house as a system,” where does the rubber meet the road when it comes to HVAC system design?



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Jun 13, 2022

“It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has the data.”

Arthur Conan Doyle

 

Details make the difference to builders and their customers, really to the whole new home construction industry.

Trends emerge when one studies HERS rating details over a large national dataset and over time.

What kind of theories...