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5 REASONS WHY CONTRACTORS AND REMODELERS NEED BPI CERTIFICATION

5 REASONS WHY CONTRACTORS AND REMODELERS NEED BPI CERTIFICATION

Sep, 2 2022 12:09

If you’re a Remodeler, Roofer, HVAC or Windows Contractor, the BPI Building Analyst certification can help you close sales and increase revenue. Here are 5 ways…

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF HOME INSPECTORS (ASHI) NAMES GREEN TRAINING USA AS ITS QUALITY CONTROL ASSESSOR

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF HOME INSPECTORS (ASHI) NAMES GREEN TRAINING USA AS ITS QUALITY CONTROL ASSESSOR

Sep, 1 2022 12:09

ASHI, the largest professional association for home inspectors in North America, named Green Training USA as its Quality Control Assessor for the US DOE’s Home Energy Score Program, for 3 years.

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NEW RESNET CERTIFICATION IN INFRARED THERMOGRAPHY

NEW RESNET CERTIFICATION IN INFRARED THERMOGRAPHY

Aug, 30 2022 10:08

Last week, RESNET and the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding that will ultimately lead to certified RESNET HERS Raters becoming certified to conduct infrared thermography for residential buildings.

ENERGY BILL GUARANTEE ON HERS RATED HOMES

ENERGY BILL GUARANTEE ON HERS RATED HOMES

Aug, 29 2022 10:08

The Bonded Builders Warranty Group (BBWG) is paving the way in the energy efficiency market with their new Residential Energy Guarantee Program. The program offers an energy bill guarantee to homeowners based on the HERS Index Score of their home.

3 WAYS TO ADVANCE THE RETROFIT MARKET

3 WAYS TO ADVANCE THE RETROFIT MARKET

Aug, 28 2022 10:08

Ceres is an organization whose mission is to “mobilize investor and business leadership to build a thriving, sustainable global economy.” Last month, Ceres issued a report that outlined new initiatives to help scale up the building energy retrofit business.

5 ADVANTAGES OF ONLINE TRAINING

5 ADVANTAGES OF ONLINE TRAINING

Aug, 27 2022 10:08

The old-school model of going to a campus, sitting in a class and learning from an instructor standing in front of the room is quickly being seen as dated and ineffective. A new model for learning is emerging, using the computers we all have in front of us and keeping us in the comfort of our own homes.

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LOWER MORTGAGE RISK FOR ENERGY EFFICIENT HOMES

LOWER MORTGAGE RISK FOR ENERGY EFFICIENT HOMES

Aug, 26 2022 10:08

It’s no secret that increasing a home’s energy efficiency will save homeowners on their energy bills, but a new study shows that energy efficient homes are better mortgage investments.

HOW IS THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING SAVING $4.4 MILLION PER YEAR WITH ENERGY EFFICIENCY?

HOW IS THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING SAVING $4.4 MILLION PER YEAR WITH ENERGY EFFICIENCY?

Aug, 25 2022 10:08

We all know that the Empire State Building is made of silver steel and grey concrete, but the building is getting greener and greener right before our very eyes. That’s because the Empire State Building has saved almost $5 million over the past couple of years in energy costs.

Omaha Public Power District Using HERS Index Scores

Omaha Public Power District Using HERS Index Scores

Aug, 24 2022 10:08

The Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) is a large, customer-owned utility in Nebraska that serves 13 counties in the east and southeast of the state. It has over 350,000 customers, and it’s committed to minimizing its environmental impact and serving its customers in the greenest way it can.

Cities Are Building Energy Efficient Homes

Cities Are Building Energy Efficient Homes

Aug, 23 2022 10:08

Cities are starting to see the revenue-generating, job-creating and environment-saving potential of building energy efficient homes on publicly owned land. Boston is already on the move, and other cities are following close behind. Read on to find out more…

Energy Efficiency Investments In Small Buildings

Energy Efficiency Investments In Small Buildings

Aug, 22 2022 15:08

Until recently, the focus of energy efficiency has been on large commercial buildings. But small buildings are getting in on the action, which means a lot for small businesses and green job seekers in local economies. Read on to find out more…

How I Saved My Client a Bundle With an LED Lighting Retrofit

How I Saved My Client a Bundle With an LED Lighting Retrofit

Feb, 9 2015 22:02

I assume many or most of you reading this post work primarily in residential properties, but I thought I’d share an energy-saving sale I recently made for a commercial office building in downtown Atlanta which will save them a bundle in operating costs.

Phoenix Takes On HERS Index Score

Phoenix Takes On HERS Index Score

Mar, 22 2014 20:03

Phoenix, Arizona has joined a long line of cities who have adopted the HERS Index Score as a measure of compliance with building energy codes. Find out what that means not just for buildings in Phoenix, but for you too!

Senators Keep Energy Efficiency Bill Alive

Senators Keep Energy Efficiency Bill Alive

Dec, 7 2013 01:12

The recent battle over government funding put a lot of items on the backburner for the Senate, including the energy efficiency Shaheen-Portman bill. But these Senators are not ready to let it go, and it’s picking up steam once again. Find out more…

Even MORE Pressure To Implement Energy Efficiency

Even MORE Pressure To Implement Energy Efficiency

Nov, 22 2013 03:11

As legislation to increase energy efficiency heads towards a clear pass in the Senate, a new amendment would mean big bucks for states to pursue their own energy efficiency agendas and create jobs in local economies. Read more…

National Energy Efficiency Program Starts in New York

National Energy Efficiency Program Starts in New York

Nov, 16 2013 01:11

New York is taking the lead in an energy efficiency program that will save people money and create green jobs. Read here to find out more…

Phoenix Adopts HERS Index Score

Phoenix Adopts HERS Index Score

Nov, 7 2013 03:11

Phoenix, Arizona is the latest in a long line of cities that have adopted the HERS Index Score as a measure of compliance with building energy codes. Read more to find out what that means for buildings in Phoenix, and for jobs in that area.

Energy Efficiency and Jobs

Energy Efficiency and Jobs

Nov, 1 2013 00:11

The USDA is starting over 600 new projects to help people increase energy efficiency and save money across the country. And all of this will only lead to more jobs. Find out more…

New Financing Programs For Energy Efficiency Upgrades

New Financing Programs For Energy Efficiency Upgrades

Oct, 12 2013 01:10

A district in Palm Desert has started a new financing program for energy efficiency upgrades – one that is being replicated all over the country. Read on to find out how it can help you…

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