DEADLINE: January 27 2017 Cross Border Challenge

“Once again, the RESNET and CRESNET Cross Border Challenge will be a friendly competition between American and Canadian builders to determine just how energy efficient builders can build,” noted John Godden. The rules are simple: Lowest HERS score in all categories wins!! Homes must be rated by a certified HERS Rater between January 30, 2016 […]

Become a Certified Air Tightness Tester

On Wednesday November 30th 2016 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 certify […]

CRESNET Board Members meet with MPP John Yakabuski

Friday July 8, 2016 Board members John Godden and Michael White had a very informative meeting with MPP John Yakabuski, the Conservative party Whip and Energy Critic, on Friday July 8, 2016.  Discussions centered around the mandatory home energy rating proposal in the Liberal government’s newly released Climate Change Action Plan.  Mr. Yakabuski listened to […]

2017 Cross Border Challenge Announced

June 23, 2016 Steve Baden of RESNET and John Godden of CRESNET announced the opening of applications for the 2017 Cross Border Challenge.  A friendly competition between American and Canadian Home Builders: Lowest HERS score in all categories wins !! Home must be 3rd party rated between Jan 30, 2016 & Jan 27, 2017 Awards […]

2016 Cross Border Challenge Winners

Find out who won the challenges by reading the Press Release from RESNET.

CRESNET launches an email Newsletter

CRESNET is launching a bi-monthly email newsletter to be sent out to all of its active members and other interested people. The purpose of the newsletter is to keep members informed about what the board is working on and will include items of interest to energy raters across the country. If you are not yet […]

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 […]

Congratulations!

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 […]