What Is The Residential Energy Services Network?
The Residential Energy Services Network or RESNET is a not-for-profit, membership corporation that is governed by a board of 20 (who are elected by membership).
RESNET is a recognized national standards-making body for building energy efficiency rating and certification systems in the United States involving:
A consensus based standard development and amendment process
Transparent review and adoption process
Formal public review and comment process
Who Recognizes RESNET’s Standards?
RESNET’s standards are recognized by a number of industry organizations and government bodies including:
Builders for marketing the energy performance of their homes
Contractors to tap the emerging retrofit market
Federal government agencies:
IRS for tax credit qualification
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for ENERGY STAR labeled homes
U.S. Department of Energy for Building America and National Builders Challenge programs
For more information on RESNET: http://www.resnet.us/about/what-is-resnet
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