As we near the 1000-member mark, we can all revel at the high level of member engagement: 94 Blog entries, 79 Forum posts, 372 photos, 66 videos, 25 topical groups, a coast-to-coast Events calendar with something happening almost every day .... and hundreds of posts in response to these items. Even more impressive than the sheer numbers is the super-high quality of the members' contributions.

 

All this in only 90 days.


It's a good moment to reach out and invite all of you to weigh in about what's working, what isn't, and what new features or functionality you'd like to see.  We'll read each and every reply to this post and fold your feedback into our future planning for Home Energy Pros.  Here are some of the things you might want to share your thoughts on:

  • Are the Guidelines for engagement clear, complete, and sensible?
  • Are there any major new modules you'd like to see in addition to Training, Events, Videos, Photos?
  • Are the ways we're accommodating commercialism (through topical groups, like News & Announcements, HEP Member Discounts, and Job Board doing the trick?
  • Any key Group topics missing?
  • Too much/little correspondence from us?
  • Any other suggestions you may have....

 

Let us know what you think, and don't pull any punches!

We look forward to your feedback.

 

Thanks,

~ Evan Mills & the rest of the Home Energy Pros team

Views: 1178

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

Sounds like something we can add to the Training area on this site.  Thanks for the suggestion.

Gary,

I outsmarted myself: note that the link is actually there already.

More materials on these four particular certifications are here.

"to a large extent, this is just more of our Government taking over and running our industry."

How so?  Please elaborate, Gary.

I would like to invite all of the Pros here to write one blog about one strategy you have used in your home to save time, energy, money, resources and/or frustration. This includes experiences that turned out to be disasterous. You learn the most from those, right? Anyway, I'm interested in engaging, entertaining, first-person accounts that will allow other homeowners to benefit from your experience and your expertise. But it has to be YOUR Home! If you are interested, please contact me at Trish@greenspirationhome.com. I am happy to share the blog links with the members here and authors can have a link back to their own website and a short bio.

Count me in as a firm advocate!

I just ( minutes ago) posted some equipment for sale.  When does it show up on page and does is show up based on date posted?  When you have a chance,  thank you.  Andy Courts courts@ncenergypartners.com

RSS

Home Energy Pros

Home Energy Pros was founded by the developers of Home Energy Saver Pro (sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy,) and brought to you in partnership with Home Energy magazine.  Home Energy Pros is sponsored by the Better Buildings Residential Network.

Latest Activity

Mark posted an event

BPI Building Analyst Refresher at The School for Energy Efficiency

July 14, 2015 to July 15, 2015
Length: 2 days Description: For those already BPI certified and need to take re-certification tests…See More
15 minutes ago
Colin Genge posted an event

Air Leakage Testing for Home Inspectors at Online

July 7, 2015 from 1pm to 2pm
• What sort of effect will IECC adoption have on the building industry? Home owners? Inspectors? •…See More
51 minutes ago
jerrycarter is now a member of Home Energy Pros
2 hours ago
Bijou Lulla posted a blog post

ENERGY EFFICIENCY RETROFITS.....IN NUMBERS WE TRUST

There has been much ado about the recent paper published by E2e; Do Energy Efficiency Investments…See More
15 hours ago
Mariusz Chorazy posted a blog post

Here are a few tips to keep your air conditioning bill low

TAKE GOOD CARE OF YOUR AIR CONDITIONER – Like any major appliance, your AC requires regular…See More
yesterday
Dale Pickard replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"Morgan, I got this below from the Knight installation manual. I note a few things, -These…"
yesterday
Dale Pickard replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"Hans, The car manufacturer's are doing it with mass flow sensors and oxygen sensors…"
Saturday
Dale Pickard replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"I was trying to avoid naming manufacturers, but I was going by the published information for the…"
Saturday

© 2015   Created by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service