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Don Fitchett commented on Kaplan Clean Tech's blog post The Difference Between Home Inspection and Energy Auditing [Infographic]
"Plus when you are purchasing a home, at inspection time it is likely not to be running at normal temperature. So with thermography, something may be missed or not appear as bad."
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Matthew Lutz commented on Kaplan Clean Tech's blog post The Difference Between Home Inspection and Energy Auditing [Infographic]
"I would have to agree with Steve on this.  I am a Certified Energy Manager and have performed audits on commercial buildings. As a home inspector I would only be looking at if the appliance operated correctly and possibly the fuel used. I may…"
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Steve Waclo commented on Kaplan Clean Tech's blog post The Difference Between Home Inspection and Energy Auditing [Infographic]
"Excellent graphic summary but I don't agree Home Inspectors also check energy use. I believe verification that "...they are in good working condition." more accurately describes what an HI would do. Also, Home Inspections of course,…"
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5 Common Mistakes of New Energy Auditors

Energy Auditor No doubt if you follow energy or environmental issues, you’ve heard over and over again that the least expensive way to tackle our energy difficulties is through efficiency. One report from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) suggested that $168.6 billion could be saved through energy efficiency by 2020. Still, some of those close to the ground have heard horror stories on how the whole process is sometimes carried out in real life.



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Posted on January 30, 2013 at 12:41pm — 4 Comments

What the Green Building Industry Can Learn From Motorola

LEED Six Sigma Whether driven by a genuine desire to reduce their environmental footprint, or simply to insulate themselves against rising costs, energy efficiency is becoming a significant organizational goal for many companies around the country. In order to achieve these goals, businesses are looking for direction on how they can have their buildings’ designed and/or operated to consume as little energy as possible. Many have looked to the LEED Rating System to provide both the guidance for,…

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Posted on January 17, 2013 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Energy Benchmarking - A $9 Billion Saving Plan

Multifamily Benchmarking Energy benchmarking can unlock $9 billion in energy savings by 2020, suggests a recent report by the Institute of Market Transformation. Despite our lofty aspirations of energy independence and tackling global climate change, we are only beginning to implement the first step in the multifamily building sector – understanding our energy use. Multifamily housing has a number of characteristics that should make green retrofits an appealing investment, but only a fraction of the…

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Posted on January 9, 2013 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

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