Documents and Reports Relied Upon
Rulemaking for Home Energy Rating System (HERS)

DOCKET # Docket 08-HERS-1

Studies, Reports, And Documents Relied Upon

The following documents were relied upon in developing the proposed HERS program Regulations and Technical Manual. These are the documents listed in the "Studies, Reports, and Documents Relied Upon" section of the Initial Statement of Reasons.


Options for Energy Efficiency in Existing Buildings
Energy Commission Publication No. CEC-400-2005-039-CMF, December 2005
www.energy.ca.gov/2005publications/CEC-400-2005-039/CEC-400-2005-039-CMF.PDF

Low-Rise Residential Alternative Calculation Method (ACM) Approval Manual
Energy Commission Publication No. CEC-400-2008-002, April 2008
www.energy.ca.gov/2008publications/CEC-400-2008-002/CEC-400-2008-002-15DAY.PDF

2006 Mortgage Industry National Home Energy Rating Systems Standards
Residential Energy Services Network
www.resnet.us/standards/mortgage/RESNET_Mortgage_Industry_National_HERS_Standards.pdf

Home Energy Rating System Topic Report
Energy Commission Publication No. CEC-2008-013-D, May 2008
www.energy.ca.gov/2008publications/CEC-400-2008-013/CEC-400-2008-013-D.PDF

California Statewide Residential Appliance Saturation Study
Energy Commission Publication No. CEC-400-04-009, June 2004
www.energy.ca.gov/reports/400-04-009/2004-08-17_400-04-009VOL2B.PDF

Building America Research Benchmark Definition
National Renewable Energy Laboratory, January 2008
www.nrel.gov/docs/fy08osti/42662.pdf