REM/Rate

License REM/Rate™ 2023

To purchase a REM/Rate™ Desktop Software license, please email us

REM/Rate™ is available to be licensed annually to RESNET® accredited HERS® Providers. For additional licensing information, please contact [email protected].

REM/Rate™ Lite is for non-RESNET® providers is available and does not produce HERS index but ERI index is available. Climate data is available for cities and towns throughout North America.

REM/Rate™ 2023 is HourlyHERS and allows you to run either Std 301-2014 or Std 301-2019 which includes Addenda ABCD, and HVAC commissioning inputs per ACCA 310.

Whats New

Enhancements in REM Desktop 2023 Added features and modifications for REM/Rate™ include:

HotFix 2001

  • CRITICAL FIX - Fixed a bug in DHW Distribution. Incorrectly modeled recirculation of DWH.
  • Licensing:
    Starting in REM/Rate 2023, the licensing model has changed to provide more control for the Provider. Key features of the new model are:
    • Each user to have their own unique username and password. This locks the software to a specific computer.
    • Sharing of usernames and passwords are no longer permitted. Where they are shared, the user is asked to “register” their copy software with the Provider and is automatically given a new username and password to use.
    • Customizations are controlled by the license, not the RATEK.ini file. This allows for faster distribution of new customizations.
    • Enhanced user administration for Providers in the web interface. Providers can
      • Add new users with custom expiration dates and print profiles.
      • Approve or reject current users who register their unique copy of REM/Rate when upgrading from a shared license.
      • Perform other administration tasks to solve issues with their user’s license.
    • Backward compatible with 16.3.4 and prior versions of REM/Rate. Once registered, new usernames and passwords are automatically migrated to these old versions.
    NREL Engine:
    REM/Rate 2023 contains the latest version of the NREL engine. It provides the latest checks from ANSI/RESNET/ICC 301-2019.
    Navigation Tree:
    The Navigation Tree displays all the data in a building in a tree structure that mimics the input pages. It also shows the relationships among building components, such as the windows and doors that are on a wall. This allows the user to quickly move through the building to visualize and validate each component. Additionally, the Navigation Tree:
    • Automatically updated when new data is entered in the input pages.
    • Automatically brings up the corresponding input page when an item in the tree is selected.
    • Can be selected or fully expanded or collapsed as needed.
    • Can be printed or saved to file for easy reference.
    • Replaces the navigation "hands".
    HotFixes:
    REM/Rate 2023 will continue using HotFixes model of where bug fixes and enhancements are contained within a HotFix bundle. These will include:
    • New standards that are supported by the engine.
    • Interface enhancements.
    • Bug fixes.
    • RESNET registration changes
    • All other enhancements that do not require either a building change or a different engine.

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    REM/Rate™ 2023 starts off with a 14-day trial mode. The trial mode has all the features of a registered version of REM/Rate™, except that none of the reports can be printed. After 14 days, the program needs to be registered. Warnings will be generated as the software gets close to expiring. Any time during the trial period you may activate the software by purchasing a license.

    Instructions:

    1. Click a button to download the REM/Rate™ 2023 installer to your desktop.

    2. When the download is done, right click the RemRateInstaller2023.exe and select "Run as administrator..." (You must have administrator permissions to run the installer.)

    These files will install the complete application. All versions start with a free trial. The trial mode has all the features of a registered version of REM/Rate™, except that none of the reports can be printed. After the trial ends, the program needs to be registered. Warnings will be generated as the software gets close to expiring. Any time during the trial period you may activate the software by purchasing a license.

    Instructions:

    When the download is complete, run the installer by double-clicking the file if running Windows XP. For newer Operating Systems, right-click the file and select "Run as administrator..."

    Please contact REM Support for previous versions.

    Note: At this time licensing of REM/Rate™ is restricted to RESNET® accredited HERS® Providers. However, there are many HERS® Providers throughout the country who can sub-license REM/Rate™ to raters working in their program. For more information on becoming an accredited HERS® Provider, or to find an existing HERS® Provider who can help you become a certified HERS® Rater and sub-license REM/Rate™ to you, visit RESNET®.

    About: REM/Rate™ and REM/Design™ are trademarks of NORESCO, LLC. NORESCO is part of Carrier Global Corporation.