If you haven't seen it already, BPI has some important information posted on their website regarding upcoming changes to BPI certification exams. Existing topics are being upgraded and new topics are…Continue
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Led by the Colorado Department of Labor, the US Department of Labor has awarded $6 million to the State to prepare Colorado workers for emerging careers in the greenindustry. The State Energy Sector…Continue
Started Dec 9, 2010
Everblue is currently hiring contract instructors in multiple locations across the country - specifically on the West Coast (Denver, Phoenix, Portland, Seattle). If you have good social skills, a construction industry background, and you hold a RESNET HERS Rater Certification, we would like to review your resume. Our instructors are personable, informative and well qualified. We offer competitive pay and we have very low turnover. Not every position requires travel, although…Continue
Posted on December 10, 2014 at 12:30pm
In September 2013, we posted a blog called Las Vegas: Bright Lights, Green City?questioning how energy efficient a place nicknamed “Sin City” could actually be. That post focused primarily on the growth of LEED-certified buildings in the city. Here we are now, and I see that the 2015 New American Home will debut at the International Builders Show in – where else – Las Vegas…actually, Henderson, which is…Continue
Posted on December 4, 2014 at 8:02am
A new study from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) revealed that poor installation of air conditioning and heat pump units often leads to unsatisfactory energy performance. This research took three years to compile, with the help of surveys, field evidence, and various measurements for modeling. The most common installation errors included leaky ducts, improper refrigerant charge, oversizing of systems, and restricted…Continue
Posted on November 26, 2014 at 8:26am — 1 Comment
An important deadline is looming for existing HERS Raters. By January 1, 2015, all existing Raters must have passed both the combustion safety written and simulation exams to maintain their certification. If existing Raters do not successfully complete these tasks, they will lose their certification and will not be able to perform home energy ratings as part of their business. This also applies to existing RESNET Rating Field Inspectors.
If you earned your HERS certification prior to…Continue
Posted on November 18, 2014 at 9:15am