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“Free Appraisal Resources that Add Credibility”Presented by Sandra K. Adomatis, SRA, LEED Green Assoc., GREENSession 1 of 3 The Webinars are brought to you by our sponsors.2 •An industry-based, not for profit organization founded in 1995•A national standards making body for building energy efficiency rating and certification systems in the USA (ANSI Accredited Standards Development Organization)•Created and maintains the Mortgage Industry National Home Energy Rating System Standards•Set the standards for certificationof Home Energy Raters and Quality Assurance of HERS Ratings3 What is the HERS Index? The Concept of an Energy RatingRated HomeReference HomeHERS Rating•Generated by software•Establishes baseline to compare rated home to•Minimum requirements established in the 2006 IECC and Federal law•Scores ~100 on HERS Index scale•The “as-built” home•Components entered by the Rater•Component that is more efficient than the reference home will reduce energy use & Index score in the rated ...