Eye’s In the Sky with Remote Video QA

Eye’s In the Sky with Remote Video QA Access to homes for on-site QA is challenging, costly, and difficult to schedule with low volume raters. EnergyLogic is piloting a quality assurance program using video conferencing. No, no, no, we don’t get to use the quad-copter mini camera drone I got for Christmas last year, darn […]

Five Time Saving Tips for Home Energy Raters

Five Time Saving Tips for Home Energy Raters As a home energy rater, you understand the necessity of using your time as efficiently as possible. From takeoffs to certificates, organization is key, and a well-planned day will likely lead to a successful day. While most view our profession as taking place in the home, a […]

Crawlspace Modeling isn’t all Runways and Catwalks

Crawlspace Modeling isn’t all Runways and Catwalks Modeling crawlspaces in REMRate can be a challenge for new and experienced raters alike. And it seems that just when you think you have it figured out, we get new guidance and have to model it differently all over again. Building codes and misconceptions among designers and builders […]

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New Proposal has HERS Raters Gasping for Air

New Proposal has HERS Raters Gasping for Air A recent proposal for a new RESNET ANSI Standard on air leakage testing may have some raters gasping for air. Most of the proposed ANSI standard is already in effect, but some of the changes in tolerance levels could cause some back and forth, especially for duct leakage […]