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DOE Home Energy SCORE
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Does anyone have any information about the SCORE program?  It was scheduled to start in summer 2011.  Part of V.P. Biden's "Recovery through Retrofit" program.  This was supposed to be one of the BIG…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gary Baggett Feb 26, 2012.

 

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Gary Baggett replied to John Webb's discussion DOE Home Energy SCORE
"Tom, I'm sorry for never responding to this. I do a lot of things. I've been building in CT for almost 30 years, have been working with numerous HES vendors throughout the state, have been doing WAP audits and have applied to HPwES here in…"
Feb 26, 2012
Tom Strumolo replied to John Webb's discussion DOE Home Energy SCORE
"Very interested to find out more about this lead-generation software.  Especially in other countries.  Here's my contact info:  tom@energy-general.com.  I am a select, high-end, highly-educated, highly-trained, fully…"
Feb 26, 2012
Gary Baggett replied to John Webb's discussion DOE Home Energy SCORE
"Phil, I went to the link also and was quit surprised by the results. I'm living in an Energy Star house that I built and the results are quit surprising without knowing what equipment, windows and insulation I have in the house. I could see…"
Feb 26, 2012
randy tolowski replied to John Webb's discussion DOE Home Energy SCORE
"I went to the website. It was wildly inaccurate on heating costs even before I air sealed and insulated (did not use blower door, IR camera or comp-u-tater). The only gizmo I used was the brain of an old school Carpenter updated with new found…"
Feb 24, 2012
randy tolowski replied to John Webb's discussion DOE Home Energy SCORE
"This was sent to me when I asked to become certified. Hello, Thank you for your interest in the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Home Energy Score. DOE is working to recruit existing residential energy efficiency programs, state and local…"
Feb 24, 2012
John Webb replied to John Webb's discussion DOE Home Energy SCORE
"No.  It will not be available to all.  You will have to be associated with one of the partners.  You will also have to be BPI or RESNET accredited.  I suggested they allow ICC certified professionals, state licensed home…"
Feb 21, 2012
Bud Poll replied to John Webb's discussion DOE Home Energy SCORE
"Tom, one of my points from the question above is, will it become available to all.  The term generally has so far been used to imply all, but the fine print, so to speak, say not.  As for making it available to the non-profits, my biggest…"
Feb 21, 2012
Tom Strumolo replied to John Webb's discussion DOE Home Energy SCORE
"I don't believe there are currently any for-profit partners utilizing the tool, of any size.  My clients respond well when I tell them I have applied a rating "similar to the one being developed by DOE."  I tell them I like…"
Feb 21, 2012
Bud Poll replied to John Webb's discussion DOE Home Energy SCORE
"While we are getting updates, has anything changed that will allow independent energy auditors to utilize SCORE.  As last I determined, I would NOT have access to this tool, yet some large competitor might, making it a tool I would rather not…"
Feb 20, 2012
Jim Mikel replied to John Webb's discussion DOE Home Energy SCORE
"Evan, I 100% agree with you.  In order for the HEScore to launch successfully, the tests and technical data must be flawless. Congrats for the excellent work at LBNL ! The wait for everything rolling out successfully will be well worth…"
Feb 20, 2012
Evan Mills replied to John Webb's discussion DOE Home Energy SCORE
"DOE believes it is best to take the time up front to do the technical work required to get this to a good spot for launching, rather than putting out something before it's ready.  Thanks to those of you who have shown patience. Let me take…"
Feb 20, 2012
Tom Strumolo replied to John Webb's discussion DOE Home Energy SCORE
"Have any of you worked with the Scoring Tool?  Did you get the training and use it during the trials and pilots?  It's a simple and beautiful thing, and anyone can adopt the system anytime and run "parallel" with it in any…"
Feb 20, 2012
John Webb replied to John Webb's discussion DOE Home Energy SCORE
"I agree. The Federal government should stop spending money it doesn’t have. However, in this case the money has already been spent and no one received any benefit. LBL got their money in the stimulus. The bureaucrats got theirs in a…"
Feb 20, 2012
John Webb replied to John Webb's discussion DOE Home Energy SCORE
"There are several million Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac forclosures out there.  Why not SCORE them?  Lots of qualified home inspectors out there that are sitting at home, watching cartoons.  Put them to work.  Now, that would be a…"
Feb 9, 2012
John Webb replied to John Webb's discussion DOE Home Energy SCORE
"Why not increase participation by involving ICC, AEE and LEED professionals and others?  How about involving the state energy conservation departments?  Why not create something substantial instead of another RESNET/BPI sandbox?  For…"
Feb 9, 2012
John Webb replied to John Webb's discussion DOE Home Energy SCORE
"I received this in an e-mail and I'm sure most of you did too. "The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Home Energy Score program is gaining traction with its national launch slated for late winter/early spring 2012."   It is…"
Feb 9, 2012

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