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Hi, I'd like to qualify for a BPI Certification, does anybody have experience in achieving BPI Certification success by educating themselves from resources available in the public domain as opposed…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Bijou Lulla Jul 19, 2013.

 

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Building Simulations

Work collaboratively to find easier, more accurate and better ways to model, predict and verify a home's energy consumption.
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Energy Efficiency Business Coalition

The EEBC was formed in 2007 to provide a voice to the businesses involved in the manufacturing, distribution & installation of energy efficiency technologies. The EEBC's primary focus is to increase the business potential of the industry.See More
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Discussion group for The Energy ConservatoryHave a question about residential or big building air leakage testing, code compliance or one of our products? Post it here!Also, feel free to check out our LinkedIn group!See More
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EnergySoft Energy Pro

Hello this group is dedicated to discussing modeling approaches using EnergySoft Energy Pro.  You can post building modeling issues, calculation methods, performance optimization, and systems improvements.  This program is widely used in California.  See More
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Energy Upgrade California

This is a group for contractors and other pros participating in the Energy Upgrade California energy efficiency program launched 3/1/11.See More
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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
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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
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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
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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
Feb 12
bill lazar replied to Bijou Lulla's discussion What is the Consumer Attitude towards Energy Efficiency Products & Services in the group Social Media and Energy Efficiency
"I wonder how often dissatisfaction or confusion has to do with overselling products rather than stopping with just performance improvements? "
Jul 3, 2014
Bijou Lulla's discussion was featured

What is the Consumer Attitude towards Energy Efficiency Products & Services

Much has been written in recent times on consumer attitudes towards investing in energy efficiency retrofits, a recent GTM article http://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/Can-Home-Energy-Efficie... does hit the nail on the head. Share your own experiences; is differentiating between investing in Energy…See More
Jul 1, 2014
Bijou Lulla replied to Bijou Lulla's discussion What is the Consumer Attitude towards Energy Efficiency Products & Services in the group Social Media and Energy Efficiency
"Thank-you Joshua, there is a majority of customers who seek replacement/upgrades when the air-temp inside their home gets to feel 'uncomfortable'.  There is a very small but growing minority who are conscious about…"
Jul 1, 2014
Joshua Moore replied to Bijou Lulla's discussion What is the Consumer Attitude towards Energy Efficiency Products & Services in the group Social Media and Energy Efficiency
"Comfort trumping all makes sense. After asking around, from our post-retrofit data from a 200+ home sample, the average energy savings for multi-measure improvements was @18%. The 25-30% referred to above was what I inferred from our case studies,…"
Jul 1, 2014
Bijou Lulla replied to Bijou Lulla's discussion What is the Consumer Attitude towards Energy Efficiency Products & Services in the group Social Media and Energy Efficiency
"Joshua, My experience has taught me a couple of things regarding Energy Efficiency projects: most EE investments are reactive - hey my house is too cold in the winter or too warm in the summer - which leads to an upgrade/replacement of Windows,…"
Jul 1, 2014
Joshua Moore replied to Bijou Lulla's discussion What is the Consumer Attitude towards Energy Efficiency Products & Services in the group Social Media and Energy Efficiency
"The greentechmedia article seems to indicate that customers' attitudes are lukewarm towards energy efficiency improvements, which sounds right - there's proven awareness, but maybe because it's not as crucial to them day to day as…"
Jul 1, 2014

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ASHRAE Auditor

Hello,

I am looking to team up with an ASHRAE certified auditor on a professional basis.

I am offering Commercial Energy Efficiency solutions under the CA PACE program, for which an ASHRAE audit is required to access PACE funds. 

I will prefer to work with an associate in the San Francisco Bay Area

On your interest we can exchange more information. Thank-you for your consideration. 

Posted on April 1, 2014 at 12:53pm

Solar Loans - what is the tipping point?

There is a lot of news flow on investor interest on raising funds for solar loans, but not much attention has been paid to - what constitutes an ‘attractive interest rate’ to make homeowners ‘jump’ to make that solar investment.

Supply Side First

Lets focus on the resource side; the benchmark for raising ‘low cost’ institutional funds lies will be SolarCity’s…

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Posted on March 13, 2014 at 6:34pm — 6 Comments

Solar Leasing - Consumer Guide to making an informed choice!

Solar Leasing - Creating a new Demography

Third-party solar energy system leases now account for nearly three-quarters of California’s residential solar market, and have added $ billions to the Californian economy according to reports. Popularly known as 'ZERO DOWN', leasing or 3rd party owned models have…

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Posted on May 8, 2013 at 7:54pm

What is the Consumer Attitude towards Energy Efficiency Products & Services

Much has been written in recent times on consumer attitudes towards investing in energy efficiency retrofits, a recent GTM article http://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/Can-Home-Energy-Efficiency-Gain-Traction?utm_source=SmartGrid&utm_medium=Headline&utm_campaign=GTMDaily does hit the nail on the…

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Thanks for Connect!  Hope you have been doing well in business. We are dealing with residential house windows and doors installation and replacement Company in Long Beach, Anaheim and Pasadena. Looking forward for your update with photos, videos and upcoming events! 

 
 
 

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