RESNET is partnering with the International Code Council (ICC) to develop a national consensus standard for a Water Efficiency Rating Index (WER Index). The index will work for water efficiency in the same manner that the HERS Index works for energy efficiency - the rated home is compared to a reference home (based on 2006 construction). For more information along with links to the draft Technical Guidelines, webinar and comment form, click here
. Comment deadline has been extended to May 15.
RESNET is particularly interested in receiving comments on Section 3.0 regarding the appropriateness of inclusion of an automatic outdoor irrigation system in the reference home. For more information, click here