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May 10, 2021

 "The whole point of collaboration is that you give and take from each other,

and that’s how you create things that are totally new."


- Virgil Abloh

There is a logical tie between energy codes and HERS ratings.


What is the value proposition for HERS rating companies to be involved with ICC?


What qualifications...

Apr 26, 2021

 "Conservation is a state of harmony between men and the land."


- Aldo Leopold

Many of us reflect on the beauty and awe of nature.


The images of clear skies and clean water are quite powerful.


How did these powerful images put a builder on mission to make a difference, one tree at a time?


Michael Ziman joins...

Apr 12, 2021

 "Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; 

and suddenly you are doing the impossible"


- Francis of Assisi

How does the honor of HERS rating the 3 millionth home befall you?


Tim Smith and CR Herro have been on a quiet mission of building relationships, honoring commitments, and executing with...

Mar 29, 2021

 “Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. 

For, indeed, that’s all who ever have.”

- Margaret Mead




Winning national housing awards year after year, comes with focused effort.


However, the efforts put forth by Thrive Home Builders are NOT focused on winning awards.


What are the...

Mar 15, 2021

 “Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.”

- Tony Robbins




Each year RESNET develops their list of priorities to tackle.


A specific four-step process is used which engages both the board and staff.


Where did this process (which started in August 2020) lead to for 2021?