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Hiring BPI-Certified Energy Auditors

Thorpe Services is looking to hire a BPI-certified Energy Auditor and Auditor Supervisors in IN, OH, KY, NC, and SC. Look for more details here: …Continue

Started Feb 5

BPI Partners with BBB on Consumer Marketing

BPI is partnering with the Better Business Bureau to educate consumers on home performance energy upgrades. In conjunction with BBB's education initiative, BPI is also launching a targeted consumer…Continue

Tags: marketing, BPI

Started Jan 8

Building Analyst Certification Upgrade
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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

Tags: training, exam, certification, BPI

Started this discussion. Last reply by tedkidd Jan 3.

Colorado State Energy Sector Partnership Grant

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

Tags: energy, renewable, sustainability, corporate, hers

Started Dec 9, 2010

 

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"50% Off on Webinars & $100 Off on Live Training (BPI, RESNET, Solar): Now Through December 31st! http://www.everbluetraining.com/promotions"
Tuesday
Everblue posted a blog post

Hiring RESNET Instructors

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 willingness to…See More
Dec 10
Everblue's blog post was featured

The 2015 New American Home

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 about…See More
Dec 8
Everblue posted a blog post

The 2015 New American Home

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 about…See More
Dec 4
Everblue's blog post was featured

Poor HVAC Installation Leads to Increased Energy Use

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…See More
Dec 1
Bob Blanchette commented on Everblue's blog post Poor HVAC Installation Leads to Increased Energy Use
"That explains a LOT of why HVAC system continue to be sized by the same "rule of thumb" that they have been using since the 70's. 500sqft per ton might have been needed 4 decades ago, but now it's just an excuse to install under…"
Nov 26
Everblue replied to Jennifer Luitwieler's discussion Google+//Will it SAVE THE WORLD? in the group Social Media and Energy Efficiency
"haha I totally understand! This has been on my radar for the past 6 months, and I get filled with such a rage every time I attempt to resolve the issue. I'm hoping the video below provides the final piece of clarification I need to put this to…"
Nov 26
Everblue posted a blog post

Poor HVAC Installation Leads to Increased Energy Use

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…See More
Nov 26
Everblue replied to Jennifer Luitwieler's discussion Google+//Will it SAVE THE WORLD? in the group Social Media and Energy Efficiency
"Hey Joshua, we've had the same problem with YouTube and Google+. It is infuriating! In fact, we have two Google+ accounts and two YouTube accounts, and of course they don't match up in terms of activity. I'm still trying to decide how…"
Nov 24
Everblue 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.
Nov 21
Everblue joined Diane Chojnowski's group
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Tools of the Trade

A hammer and a saw used to be the key tools for home contractors. Today, the best-in-breed also use high-tech equipment while performing a professional energy audit or verifying that construction has been done correctly.
Nov 21
Everblue's blog post was featured

RESNET Combustion Safety Deadline is Near

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 2014, then…See More
Nov 20
Everblue replied to Kent Mitchell's discussion RESNET CAZ Training
"Hey Kent, unfortunately we do have RESNET CAZ training available in Washington or Oregon. However, if you're looking to meet this requirement before the end of the year, we do have several RESNET CAZ training courses around the country still…"
Nov 18
Everblue posted a blog post

RESNET Combustion Safety Deadline is Near

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 2014, then…See More
Nov 18
Everblue posted a status
"Green job alert! Energy Auditor in Baltimore, MD with Advanced Green Home Solutions. Check it out: http://bit.ly/1xhQuXO"
Oct 24
Everblue's blog post was featured

New Energy Code in Massachusetts

In July 2013, the State Board of Building Regulations and Standards (BBRS) voted to adopt the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (2012 IECC) and ASHRAE 90.1-2010 with MA amendments as the new baseline energy code. The BBRS allowed for the new regulations to run concurrently with the current energy regulations until July 1, 2014. During that time, either set of energy regulations could be used when applying for a…See More
Oct 9

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Everblue provides training courses for RESNET HERS Certification, ENERGY STAR Version 3, DOE Challenge Home, BPI Certification, LEED Accreditation, Corporate Sustainability, and Solar Training toward NABCEP Certification.
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Everblue is a leading international training provider. Our classes are designed for individuals in the green technology field. We can provide you with the exam prep education you need to prepare for your certification exams and the continuing education units (CEUs) you need to maintain that certification.

Everblue is an approved RESNET training and rating provider, a BPI trainer and test center, and an approved USGBC Education Provider. Whether you are new to the industry or a seasoned professional looking for continuing education, our training classes and study aids will help you achieve your goals.
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Hiring RESNET Instructors

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…

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Posted on December 10, 2014 at 12:30pm

The 2015 New American Home

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

Poor HVAC Installation Leads to Increased Energy Use

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

RESNET Combustion Safety Deadline is Near

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…

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Posted on November 18, 2014 at 9:15am

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