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Energy Modeling Software - what works??
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I first learned in my BPI class of 2008 was that we would not be using or taught to use any energy modeling software.  The story was that they did like the previously used software (TREAT) and would…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Baerg Feb 23, 2012.

 

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Jim Baerg replied to Al Heath's discussion Energy Modeling Software - what works??
Feb 23, 2012
Doris Ikle replied to Al Heath's discussion Energy Modeling Software - what works??
"Robert, EPS is an Energy Performance Score that compares the energy efficiency of one building to that of other similar buildings. Home Tune-uP provides a detailed list of the group of energy efficiency improvements that save more each…"
Feb 21, 2012
Robert Haverlock replied to Al Heath's discussion Energy Modeling Software - what works??
"Doris, I like your response, and I like Michael Blasniks presentations...It seems Mr. Blasniks articles and teachings are counter to the typical energy groups out there, at least hopefully the bad ones...whats your insight to Mr. Blasnik?   Are…"
Feb 21, 2012
robert post replied to Al Heath's discussion Energy Modeling Software - what works??
"Here in Philadelphia, I believe ECA is the largest facilitator of program work. They sent out a notice to their auditors days ago that they are moving from Recurve to a new software because Recurve has sold and will no longer be available, except to…"
Feb 19, 2012
aaron avelar replied to Al Heath's discussion Energy Modeling Software - what works??
"Hi Chris- I too contacted Recuve about purchasing your product and spoke to a rep named Ray. He told me he wasn't sure if you are still selling your software but would pass on my info if I emailed him. I emailed him last week and hope that my…"
Feb 19, 2012
John Hennessy replied to Al Heath's discussion Energy Modeling Software - what works??
"Hello Doris,   Can I get a demo account to try this software? After training what is the annual cost to use the program?   Thanks"
Jan 5, 2012
Al Heath commented on Macie Melendez's blog post Replacement Windows for Dummies
"Hooorrrraaaay for Joe Novella honesty about new windows.    Sure they was great if you have an unlimited budget but I've see a lot of great energy renovation project budgets go down the tubes with the $10-20…"
Sep 26, 2011
Tom Mallard replied to Al Heath's discussion Energy Modeling Software - what works??
"Please consider that adding that a solar-gain wall to southern exposures can eliminate a winter heating bill entirely in many homes, collecting thermal energy is too important to omit the point.   The effect of passive solar is to throw…"
Apr 18, 2011
Danielle Amasia replied to Al Heath's discussion Energy Modeling Software - what works??
"Similar to Recurve, Hancock's HEAT models the home on site and delivers energy savings and reports that can be printed at the homeowners house.  HEAT's app works on the ipad.  An energy auditor from DC that uses it is speaking at…"
Apr 15, 2011
Robert Haverlock replied to Al Heath's discussion Energy Modeling Software - what works??
"So as not read copious amounts of emails, I still don;t have a clear picture of whats out there, How many?, what works and what doesn't? It seems that Recurve and Energy-Tune-uP are the only things talked about...and Sorry Adam, I just saw your…"
Apr 14, 2011
Christopher McClellan replied to Al Heath's discussion Energy Modeling Software - what works??
"George,   Contractors throughout the Energy Upgrade California program area will be able to use Recurve software to submit program applications as soon as we get CEC compliance.   As for HERS II, the interim performance approach has been…"
Apr 13, 2011
George M. Matthews replied to Al Heath's discussion Energy Modeling Software - what works??
"Chris, That is very good news. Could you comment on the use of Recurve software in regards to Energy Upgrade California and (upcoming?) HERS II ?  Thanks much, George Matthews  "
Apr 13, 2011
Christopher McClellan replied to Al Heath's discussion Energy Modeling Software - what works??
"Jim,   Thank you for the clarification. Again, I sincerely apologize for all of the delays.   At this point, I would like to give you some insight into our development process. In late October, we did think that we had a product that was…"
Apr 12, 2011
Jim Klebes replied to Al Heath's discussion Energy Modeling Software - what works??
"Chris, Just to refresh your memory. On 9/23/10 I filled out the Recurve online form requesting additional information about the Recurve software. I also signed up for the next available webinar on 10/13/10. Your email reply back to me to me stated…"
Apr 12, 2011
Christopher McClellan replied to Al Heath's discussion Energy Modeling Software - what works??
"Hi All, I am the Recurve salesman who Jim is referring to above. Jim, thank you again for your persistence in reaching out to us about our software, and I'm sorry that our software was not ready when you needed it. Again, if you would like to…"
Apr 12, 2011
Doris Ikle replied to Al Heath's discussion Energy Modeling Software - what works??
"Ann, I was also impressed with the simplicity of the EPS audit and the fact that Michael Blasnik's results beat those of most other audits in terms of accuracy.  However, some of the features that are claimed as being…"
Apr 10, 2011

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