Home energy rating

Raising Awareness About the Value of Energy Efficient, High-Performing Homes

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 11:02pm

b'CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Pearl Certification, a nationalprovider of third-party certification of high-performing homes and the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET), creator of the Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Index, announced today that they are extending and expanding their partnership.

Key Points: 
  • b'CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Pearl Certification, a nationalprovider of third-party certification of high-performing homes and the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET), creator of the Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Index, announced today that they are extending and expanding their partnership.
  • Pearl has three certification levels - Silver, Gold and Platinum - that vary based on the home\'s energy conservation code and the presence of ENERGY STAR heating and cooling systems, appliances, HVAC systems, water heating and other smart devices.\nThe owners of these homes will be contacted and informed of the joint designation of their homes.
  • They will have the opportunity to get a full Pearl-HERS Certification report.
  • "We know that when marketed properly, Pearl certified homes can command a sales premium.

Home Shoppers Can Now Access Home Energy Ratings Through House X Marketplace

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 8:24pm

AUSTIN, Texas, March 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- House X , a consumer-focused residential real estate online marketplace and network of affiliated brokerages, today announced its collaboration with Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET), a nonprofit organization focused on improving the energy efficiency of homes,to provide energy rating scores to House X home shoppers and buyers.

Key Points: 
  • AUSTIN, Texas, March 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- House X , a consumer-focused residential real estate online marketplace and network of affiliated brokerages, today announced its collaboration with Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET), a nonprofit organization focused on improving the energy efficiency of homes,to provide energy rating scores to House X home shoppers and buyers.
  • "We are pleased to collaborate with House X to help provide HERS Index data to the homes in their marketplace.
  • House X will then help transform the home into a Smart Zero Energy Home that costs less to own, operaste, protect and maintain.
  • House X License 82-4439324; California License CA DRE 01914791; Florida House X License CQ1061404; Florida Broker License BK347592; Georgia House X License 78380; Georgia Broker License 40541; Texas House X License 9009470; Texas Broker License 405419.

Charlotte Selected as Pilot City for American Dream 2021: Showcase of Smart Homes

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 1:30pm

The virtual home buying event is limited to selected markets in the United States--admission is free to consumers.

Key Points: 
  • The virtual home buying event is limited to selected markets in the United States--admission is free to consumers.
  • Free stimulus incentives apply to all contracts executed from January 27-April 15, 2021 for registered home buyers.
  • The RESNET Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Index is the nationally recognized system for inspecting and calculating a home's energy performance.
  • WHEN: American Dream 2021 Pilot Program will include free stimulus incentives on fully executed purchase contracts betweenJanuary 21 - April 15, 2021.

San Francisco Bay Area Selected as Pilot Market Featuring Smart, Healthier, Energy Efficient Homes

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 1:30pm

The virtual home buying event is limited to selected markets in the United States--admission is free to consumers.

Key Points: 
  • The virtual home buying event is limited to selected markets in the United States--admission is free to consumers.
  • Free stimulus incentives apply to all contracts executed from January 27-April 15, 2021 for registered home buyers.
  • The RESNET Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Index is the nationally recognized system for inspecting and calculating a home's energy performance.
  • WHEN: American Dream 2021 Pilot Program will include free stimulus incentives on fully executed purchase contracts betweenJanuary 27 - April 15, 2021.

Orange County Selected as Pilot Market for American Dream 2021: Showcase of Smart Homes

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 1:30pm

The virtual home buying event is limited to selected markets in the United States--admission is free to consumers.

Key Points: 
  • The virtual home buying event is limited to selected markets in the United States--admission is free to consumers.
  • Free stimulus incentives apply to all contracts executed from January 27-April 15, 2021 for registered home buyers.
  • The RESNET Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Index is the nationally recognized system for inspecting and calculating a home's energy performance.
  • WHEN: American Dream 2021 Pilot Program will include free stimulus incentives on fully executed purchase contracts betweenJanuary 27- April 15, 2021.

Tampa Selected as Pilot City for American Dream 2021: Showcase of Smart Homes

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 1:30pm

The virtual home buying event is limited to selected markets in the United States--admission is free to consumers.

Key Points: 
  • The virtual home buying event is limited to selected markets in the United States--admission is free to consumers.
  • Free stimulus incentives apply to all contracts executed from January 27-April 15, 2021 for registered home buyers.
  • The RESNET Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Index is the nationally recognized system for inspecting and calculating a home's energy performance.
  • WHEN: American Dream 2021 Pilot Program will include free stimulus incentives on fully executed purchase contracts betweenJanuary 27- April 15, 2021.

San Antonio Selected as Pilot City for American Dream 2021: Showcase of Smart Homes

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 1:30pm

The virtual home buying event is limited to selected markets in the United States -- admission is free to consumers.

Key Points: 
  • The virtual home buying event is limited to selected markets in the United States -- admission is free to consumers.
  • Free stimulus incentives apply to all contracts executed from Jan. 27-April 15, 2021, for registered home buyers.
  • The RESNET Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Index is the nationally recognized system for inspecting and calculating a home's energy performance.
  • WHEN: American Dream 2021 Pilot Program will include free stimulus incentives on fully executed purchase contracts betweenJan.

Nashville Selected as Pilot Market for American Dream 2021: Showcase of Smart Homes

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 1:30pm

The virtual home buying event is limited to selected markets in the United States--admission is free to consumers.

Key Points: 
  • The virtual home buying event is limited to selected markets in the United States--admission is free to consumers.
  • Free stimulus incentives apply to all contracts executed from January 27-April 15, 2021 for registered home buyers.
  • The RESNET Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Index is the nationally recognized system for inspecting and calculating a home's energy performance.
  • WHEN: American Dream 2021 Pilot Program will include free stimulus incentives on fully executed purchase contracts betweenJanuary 27- April 15, 2021.

The Green Building Registry Partners With the Southface Institute to Provide EarthCraft House Data

Friday, October 30, 2020 - 3:49am

Since 2017, GBR has provided green home data to the public and real estate multiple listing services.

Key Points: 
  • Since 2017, GBR has provided green home data to the public and real estate multiple listing services.
  • The DaaS (Data as a Service) platform provides verified data directly from sources such as RESNET Hers Index Scores, US Department of Energy, Home Energy Scores, LEED for Homes, National Green Building Services (NGBS), solar data, other regional third-party verification programs throughout the US.
  • EarthCraft, a green home certification administered through the Southface Institute, will now be included in GBR.
  • Adding verified EarthCraft House to the Green Building Registry will make that data easily available to MLS systems, agents, appraisers, and lenders."