Kyle Chase
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  • Portland, OR
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Kyle Chase joined Chris Laumer-Giddens's group
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Energy Efficient Design

Energy efficiency starts at the drafting table...How architects and designers can help buildings reach high-performance standards.See More
Oct 4, 2011
Kyle Chase joined Diane Chojnowski's group
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Hall of Shame

In this group, members share an array of images from the field, showing the kinds of issues encountered by home performance professionals in real homes. Each tells a story of how hidden (but fixable) problems in homes can cause high energy bills.
Oct 4, 2011
Kyle Chase joined Allison A. Bailes III's group
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HVAC

HVAC design, Manuals J, S, T, & D, Duct leakage, Air flow, ENERGY STAR new home requirements, and more. Since heating & cooling are such a big part of home energy use, understanding HVAC is critical.See More
Oct 4, 2011
Kyle Chase joined Norm Bourassa's group
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Multifamily Buildings

For too long there has been relatively little EE focus on multifamily, but some new programs have recently started. This group gives us a venue to share our experiences on cost effective audit & retrofit strategies and analysis tool needs.See More
Oct 4, 2011
Matthew Redmond replied to Kyle Chase's discussion Curriculum Providers? in the group Trainers and Mentors
"Kyle, We have developed and presently train multiple BPI certifications at our training center in Syracuse,NY. I personally do not like the NYSERDA curriculm except the multifamily which was developed by our sister training agency, AEA in…"
Mar 11, 2011
A. Tamasin Sterner replied to Kyle Chase's discussion Curriculum Providers? in the group Trainers and Mentors
"Our courses, classes and presentations are all custom designed for the students/attendees/audience.  Experience ranges from "curious" to "serious" and we tailor accordingly.  We've developed our own materials,…"
Mar 5, 2011
Rob Moody replied to Kyle Chase's discussion Curriculum Providers? in the group Trainers and Mentors
"The WAPTAC curriculum is very mutable. I also license my own curriculum that covers green building, weatherization, auditing and green jobs. I developed it for use by weatherization retrofit programs, YouthBuild organizations, Clinton Foundation…"
Feb 14, 2011
Kyle Chase replied to Kyle Chase's discussion Curriculum Providers? in the group Trainers and Mentors
"Thanks everyone, I am probably going to mutate the WAPTAC materials for my own use with installer training. I will also follow up with Lori, I've heard great things about NYSERDA materials and some nice folks at the AEA suggested I give them a…"
Dec 27, 2010
Dan Wildenhaus replied to Kyle Chase's discussion Curriculum Providers? in the group Trainers and Mentors
"Hey Kyle- At South Seattle Community College, we utilize some of the Free WAP training materials. That being said, we have developed some curriculum of our own regarding Air Sealing and are hoping to have our weatherization lab evaluated with our…"
Dec 3, 2010
Dale Sherman replied to Kyle Chase's discussion Curriculum Providers? in the group Trainers and Mentors
"Hi Kyle! You can buy a license for various curriculum from NYSERDA, talk to Lori Clark. Talk to any of the WAPTAC listed training centers. WAPTAC is a good online resource for materials. WxTV has great videos to supplement most courses. At NYSWDA we…"
Dec 3, 2010
A. Tamasin Sterner replied to Kyle Chase's discussion Curriculum Providers? in the group Trainers and Mentors
"It's a big job, Kyle! I'm always a fan of sharing good resources. For our courses we use a combo of purchased materials, resources on the web, and our own stories from our experiences in this work. Each time we teach a course we improve it…"
Dec 3, 2010
Kyle Chase joined Sean Lintow Sr's group
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Best Practices (Residential)

Best Building, Retrofitting, or even Auditing Practices - what are they, what should change, what needs to find it's way to the dust bin of history?See More
Dec 3, 2010
Kyle Chase joined Evan Mills's group
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Home Energy Ratings

Calculating them; visualizing them; explaining them; selling them .... there is a lot to discuss and debate hereSee More
Dec 3, 2010
Kyle Chase joined Tom White's group
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Weatherization

Share your concerns and successes as a weatherization professional, or information for this community.
Dec 3, 2010
Kyle Chase joined Leslie McDowell, BPI's group
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Building Performance Institute (BPI)

BPI is the nation's premier standards development, quality assurance and credentialing organization for residential energy efficiency retrofit work.See More
Dec 3, 2010
Kyle Chase added a discussion to the group Trainers and Mentors
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Curriculum Providers?

Hello everyone,I am on the hunt for curricula for BPI installer/airsealing, AC/Heatpump, Multifamily, and Mobile Home certification. I'm curious what is out there, what other trainers are using, and how well you think the materials are working for you. Currently I have looked at some samples from; Building Performance Engineering, Advanced Energy, Coastal Training Consultants & Inspectors, and Everblue. I also have seen some pretty good Nyserda materials, but I don't think they…See More
Dec 3, 2010

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Company
Energy Conservation Training Company
Professional Certification
BPI Analyst, Envelope, and Heating Professional Proctor. RESNET QA/Training Designee.
Website URL
http://www.econtc.com
LinkedIn Profile
http://www.linkedin.com/in/kylechase

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