Air Tightness Testing Course June 6, 2015

Saturday June 6, 2015 we are offering the CRESNET Air Tightness Testing Certification Course.  This course gives the student an overview of the building science behind blower door testing as well as practical training in the proper operation of the blower door as set out in the Standards. Successful passing of the exam will certifcy […]

HERS Training Feb 4-6, Mississauga

HERS training is coming to the GTA February 4-6, 2015! Now is your opportunity to begin your certification as a HERS energy rater.  The HERS scale is the most popular home energy scale used in the US. It is now recognized in Canada and certified through CRESNET (The Canadian Residential Energy Services Network). To become […]

RESNET Building Performance Conference 2015

February 16-18, 2015 San Diego, CA RESNET, our sister organization in the US, is hosting their annual Conference in San Diego in February. Remember how cold it is here in Feburary?  Why not think about going south? The 2015 RESNET Building Performance Conference is the premier national forum on home energy ratings, existing home retrofits, building […]

2014 Annual General Meeting Called

Released October 29, 2014 To all members and interested parties, The CRESNET Board has called for the Annual General Meeting to take place on Thursday December 4, 2014 at 5:30 PM in Room 706 of the South Building of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.  Please register your intent to attend the meeting by replying by […]

Sustainable Housing Foundation Helps Promote the HERS Scale

October 2, 2014 release: HERS scale recommended to builders looking to achieve homes that are “Better than Code” The Sustainable Housing Foundation has further endorsed the use of the HERS scale by creating two new videos promoting HERS to builders and to municipal officials. John Bell, Chairman of the Foundation, states that “SHF is all […]

Cross Border Challenge 2015

VIEW THIS YEAR’S WINNERS How low can you go? A friendly competition between American and Canadian builders to see can build a home with the lowest HERS score.  The winners in different categories will be announced at the RESNET 2015 Conference  February 15, 2015 in San Diego. The goal will be for builders to build […]


On June 25, 2014 nine newly certified air tightness testers were added to the growing roster of certified testers. Help us congratulate our new Certified Air Tightness Testers: Jordan Lane , Clearsphere Pradeep Samaroo, RGL Building Consultants Ltd. Simon Johnson, Building Products John Bell, Sustainable Housing Foundation Josef Hanik, Clearsphere David Kelly, Dow Building Solutions […]

Instructors announced for ATT Training June 25, 2014

We are pleased to announce that we have arranged for 2 expert instructors for our air tightness testing certification course June 25: Paul Duffy, P.Eng, is VP of Engineering for Icynene and a Founding CRESNET board member. Paul has worked in the energy efficiency/ building science field for over 30 years. Toby Smith is Senior […]

Engaging Sustainable Communities June 26, 2014

CRESNET is partnering with the Sustainable Housing Foundation to offer a one day forum examining the current trends in sustainable community initiatives.  The afternoon sessions will focus on emerging trends and tools with a specific emphasis on energy rating tools to engage communities in energy retrofits.  The event is being held at Fantasy Farm, 50 […]

Air Tightness Testing Certification Training June 25, 2014

CRESNET (The Canadian Residential Energy Services Network) is pleased to be offering its custom air tightness testing course in Toronto on June 25th, 2014. This full day course has been developed by CRESNET to meet the exacting standards set for Canadian energy raters based on the RESNET model. It is the only non-government program training […]