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RESTalk, produced by is the best way to stay up-to-date on everything going on in the world of Home Energy Ratings (HERS), including initiatives, standards, marketing, and more. Hosted by building performance veteran Bill Spohn, the show features interviews with the RESNET team and prominent guests from throughout the rating and home building industries, discussing a wide range of topics, current events and new technologies.


EP96 The State of Sustainable Building 2022 with Sara Gutterman 35:50 05/09/2022
EP95 CRESNET and The RESNET Cross Border Challenge With John Godden 29:58 04/25/2022
EP94 Learn more about embodied carbon in housing with Andy Buccino, Sara DeVico, and Mike Browne 39:21 04/11/2022
EP93 Meet the New Leaders of the ELC with Dylan Tindall and Jacob Kamen 25:22 03/28/2022
EP92 Women in HERS with Elizabeth Sanfelippo and Beth Ainsworth 29:44 03/14/2022
EP91 Who are the buyers of HERS Rated Homes and what is driving their decisions? with Ryan Meres 25:36 02/28/2022
EP90 ICC and RESNET Collaboration toward Net Zero Energy Homes with Dominic Sims and Mark Johnson from ICC 24:56 02/07/2022
EP89 An Overview of the RESNET 2022 Priorities with Steve Baden & John Hensley 31:48 01/24/2022
EP88 Learn about the RESNET 2022 Building Performance Conferences with Emma Bennett 23:13 01/10/2022
EP87 RESTalk 2021 Highlight Reel with Bill Spohn 41:26 12/27/2021
EP86 State of RESNET QA with Laurel Elam, Scott Doyle and Billy Giblin 36:19 12/20/2021
EP85 The House That SHE Built with Natalie Miles (Wardley Homes) and Katy Higgins (BlueBest Heating & Air) 29:50 12/06/2021
EP84 Update on the 45L Federal Builders' Tax Credit for Energy Efficient Homes with Steve Baden 25:34 11/22/2021
EP83 Why Raters Should be Certified for HERSH20 with Ryan Meres 24:22 11/08/2021
EP82 Grading the Installation of HVAC Systems- ACCA/RESNET/ICC Standard 310 with Wes Davis and Scott Doyle 34:29 10/25/2021
EP81 Stanley Martin Homes & PEG- A Successful Builder and Rating Company Partnership with DJ Lawson and Matthew Cooper 24:47 10/11/2021
EP80 Maintaining HERS Software Consistency with Neal Kruis 28:57 09/27/2021
EP 79 California Dreamin’ Collaboration Between RESNET and California Rating Providers on HERS-H2O with Ryan Meres and Russ King 26:02 09/13/2021
EP 78 RESNET 2022 Conference- Into The Future with Emma Bennett & Steve Baden (RESNET) 27:12 08/23/2021
EP 77 Taking Water Efficiency Efforts to New Heights with Jonah Schein (US EPA) & Ryan Meres (RESNET) 33:11 08/09/2021
EP76 Meet the 2021 RESNET Emerging Leadership Fellows with Stewart Soleman and Drew Lynch 22:08 07/26/2021
EP75: RESNET Proposal on Factoring in Energy to Mortgage Loans with Steve Baden 25:32 07/12/2021
EP74: HERS ratings and the PEG Fannie Mae Green MBS Program with Matthew Cooper 20:49 06/21/2021
EP73: Bill Spohn’s High Performance Home Journey hosted by Laurel Elam 24:40 06/07/2021
EP72: The future of the building industry resides in low carbon buildings with Dan Welch- Bundle Design 34:35 05/24/2021
EP71: Joint RESNET ICC HERS Rating Company Membership with Laurel Elam and Laurence Genest 21:19 05/10/2021
EP70: ONE TREE PLEDGE and RESNET Collaboration with Michael Ziman 22:01 04/26/2021
EP69: Behind the scenes at the 3 millionth HERS rated home with CR Herro (Meritage) and Tim Smith (15 Light Years Foundation) 28:22 04/12/2021
EP68 How low can you go? Achieving 2020's lowest average HERS score with Gene Myers - Thrive Home Builders 37:20 03/29/2021
EP67 RESNET Priorities 2021 with Steve Baden 32:23 03/15/2021