What is a Rescheck?
Written by Jobe Leonard of Rescheck.info. Jobe enjoys all things related to Rescheck reporting and the study of home energy audit softwares like Rescheck, Comcheck, and Manual J.
At the Reschexpert blog we work to discuss all the questions that bother our users the most. Today we want to discuss, what is a Rescheck? Many people call us each day and ask this question so we thought we would offer a simple explanation here on the Reschexpert blog.
Rescheck is a suite of software that includes both Rescheck Web and Rescheck Desktop. With some basic data collected from your construction plans you can easily compare your home’s components to your climate zone and make sure that your are adequately insulating the structure you want to build. A Rescheck Software can be used to Rescheck both single and some multifamily units. It can also be used for new construction, additions and alterations.
Rescheck reports are very flexible in regards to the codes that you can choose. Currently you have over a dozen choices of both IECC code pages and state specific Rescheck code renditions. It is possible to check a single project against multiple codes by simply toggling the code option within the Rescheck Software.
After data for your construction project is entered into the Rescheck Web or Rescheck Desktop software suites you can generate a report. This report has the following anatomy. Your first page is your calculations. The next pages are an easy to use inspection checklist that your building department or building inspector will use to inspect the structure. The final page compliance certificate is signed at the final inspection and typically placed on the electrical panel.