Tom White's Videos (Home Energy Pros) - Home Energy Pros 2015-01-31T16:16:31Z http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/video/video/listForContributor?screenName=tomwhite&rss=yes&xn_auth=no U.S. Dept. of Education Webinar for HVACR Educators tag:homeenergypros.lbl.gov,2015-01-30:6069565:Video:174658 2015-01-30T17:28:27.108Z Tom White http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/profile/TomWhite <a href="http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/video/u-s-department-of-education-addresses-hvacr-educators-4-30-2013"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/k8OMbkKMc8m6FmPck9HCQe7PACLns0tudNs5bPfEGISO5*oXY-7rJhgB2bDp4eKC8ewYyQLM76nUSl8OjSdqmFUet8*7sKa6/1107536966.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>Sharon Miller and Robin Utz of the U.S. Department of Education conducted a one hour webinar for HVACR educators to provide them firsthand information from Washington. Rebroadcast from April 30, 2013.<br></br> <br></br> Highlights include:<br></br> <br></br> * A blueprint to revise the Perkins Act<br></br> * Align curriculum to industry standards &amp;… <a href="http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/video/u-s-department-of-education-addresses-hvacr-educators-4-30-2013"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/k8OMbkKMc8m6FmPck9HCQe7PACLns0tudNs5bPfEGISO5*oXY-7rJhgB2bDp4eKC8ewYyQLM76nUSl8OjSdqmFUet8*7sKa6/1107536966.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Sharon Miller and Robin Utz of the U.S. Department of Education conducted a one hour webinar for HVACR educators to provide them firsthand information from Washington. Rebroadcast from April 30, 2013.<br /> <br /> Highlights include:<br /> <br /> * A blueprint to revise the Perkins Act<br /> * Align curriculum to industry standards &amp; assessments<br /> * Secondary programs provide students will skills necessary for employment, while creating articulation agreements with their post-secondary counterparts for due enrollment and<br /> seamless articulation.<br /> * In the future states and local authorities will fund programs that can demonstrate the fields<br /> are in demand. Build a Green Future at Laney College tag:homeenergypros.lbl.gov,2015-01-29:6069565:Video:174537 2015-01-29T00:15:28.851Z Tom White http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/profile/TomWhite <a href="http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/video/build-a-green-future-at-laney-college"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/SsTAFdoJMhsreJZ0BUpJFpDE1wvnN*d2jZOgo-eglHPslmU-ZbsU4C3m*Od-RZnRLgvYtnGMKlzmNv6yG3IgwzfTrlw0PF5R/1106870705.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>Here's how a local community college in the SF Bay area attracts students to its construction, environmental controls and carpentry programs. They're even building a Passive House on campus (featured at… <a href="http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/video/build-a-green-future-at-laney-college"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/SsTAFdoJMhsreJZ0BUpJFpDE1wvnN*d2jZOgo-eglHPslmU-ZbsU4C3m*Od-RZnRLgvYtnGMKlzmNv6yG3IgwzfTrlw0PF5R/1106870705.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Here's how a local community college in the SF Bay area attracts students to its construction, environmental controls and carpentry programs. They're even building a Passive House on campus (featured at 1:35)! Why is the Number of Passivhaus Standard Buildings Increasing tag:homeenergypros.lbl.gov,2015-01-26:6069565:Video:174084 2015-01-26T19:35:48.073Z Tom White http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/profile/TomWhite <a href="http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/video/why-is-the-number-of-passivhaus-standard-buildings-increasing"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/MerWz-hKZiSH2IxF3R*liQig-ojMelhn7O90Qo3QSOXDEVuZQoEBU-S3lU0SPhubLVM1S99oOQJ3uKSvBrvJ7HoKzcp1QXTP/1106166703.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a> <a href="http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/video/why-is-the-number-of-passivhaus-standard-buildings-increasing"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/MerWz-hKZiSH2IxF3R*liQig-ojMelhn7O90Qo3QSOXDEVuZQoEBU-S3lU0SPhubLVM1S99oOQJ3uKSvBrvJ7HoKzcp1QXTP/1106166703.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a> Home Performance with Energy Star tag:homeenergypros.lbl.gov,2015-01-26:6069565:Video:174261 2015-01-26T19:23:02.393Z Tom White http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/profile/TomWhite <a href="http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/video/home-performance-with-energy-star"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/MerWz-hKZiTRaaNr45h84jUQHf69E94k7ukFbrUkQtrqD-765H3wSVTHTu0y-5b0efAmKo2RxdnqovD3KqXzGzO4dPq5lOrT/1106163402.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>2011 Home Performance with Energy Star description for home owners. US DOE now administers the program, but there are many resources for home owners and contractors at… <a href="http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/video/home-performance-with-energy-star"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/MerWz-hKZiTRaaNr45h84jUQHf69E94k7ukFbrUkQtrqD-765H3wSVTHTu0y-5b0efAmKo2RxdnqovD3KqXzGzO4dPq5lOrT/1106163402.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />2011 Home Performance with Energy Star description for home owners. US DOE now administers the program, but there are many resources for home owners and contractors at <a href="https://www.energystar.gov/homeperformance">https://www.energystar.gov/homeperformance</a> Raising the Bar within the Weatherization and Home Performance Industry tag:homeenergypros.lbl.gov,2015-01-23:6069565:Video:174241 2015-01-23T19:04:08.263Z Tom White http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/profile/TomWhite <a href="http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/video/raising-the-bar-within-the-weatherization-and-home-performance"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/skuCKHlxf8WCQRGeWJljta5K3OUQJrbDYcU62exzHwR4WkQd2faLtwN9jP3ShjflU8ciEnmcmGrCajmfmttWFMRUhTmEuEd1/1105185954.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) was created in 1976 to assist low-income families who lacked resources to invest in energy efficiency. This video not only shines a light on the existing success of the WAP, but it also takes a look at its recent evolution through the Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals project. This particular… <a href="http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/video/raising-the-bar-within-the-weatherization-and-home-performance"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/skuCKHlxf8WCQRGeWJljta5K3OUQJrbDYcU62exzHwR4WkQd2faLtwN9jP3ShjflU8ciEnmcmGrCajmfmttWFMRUhTmEuEd1/1105185954.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) was created in 1976 to assist low-income families who lacked resources to invest in energy efficiency. This video not only shines a light on the existing success of the WAP, but it also takes a look at its recent evolution through the Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals project. This particular effort has brought a greater sense of unity to the industry, defining quality work, quality workers, and quality training.