Doris Ikle
  • Female
  • Bethesda, MD
  • United States
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Company
CMC Energy Services
Professional Certification
Energy Auditor, Economist, Alliance to Save Energy Lifetime Achievement Award
Professional Interests
Develop, design and implement home energy efficiency programs, focusing on home buyers and income eligible homes. Inventor of a thermal/solar window shade to be installed by homeowner (2 patents). Designed and marketed slide-rule to calculate home energy savings and costs. Authored books and articles on home energy efficiency. Founder and CEO of energy efficiency business.
Website URL
http://www.cmcenergy.com

Doris Ikle's Blog

A Solution for Appraising Efficiency- The buyer's point of view

How much is it worth to a home buyer to invest in energy efficiency improvements? A minimum estimate is that the annual savings on the energy bill pay for the annual cost of the investment when financed. This removes the primary reason for home buyers not to invest in energy efficiency -- lack of money. When faced with a choice of continuing to pay for wasted energy or making improvements that will make the house more comfortable and more valuable, buyers will opt for the…

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Posted on October 11, 2011 at 9:00pm — 20 Comments

Persuading 5-Million Home Buyers to Invest in Energy Efficiency

Federal and state governments are deploying billions of dollars in an unprecedented push to weatherize America’s existing homes in order to save energy and create jobs. However, the programs piloted by the government during the past decade, and more recently by the utilities, do not yet come close to being able to meet these goals. America can no longer afford to measure program ramp-up time in terms of years, nor should the public have to spend thousands of…

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Posted on December 10, 2010 at 10:44am — 5 Comments

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At 10:15am on December 3, 2010, Diane Chojnowski said…
Hi Doris, Welcome to Home Energy Pros! Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!

Let me know if you need help with anything.
Diane, HEPros Moderator
At 9:05am on December 3, 2010, Carol A. Markell said…
Welcome Doris
At 6:50pm on December 2, 2010, Evan Mills said…
Welcome Doris!
 
 
 

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