Rick Wertheim
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"Welcome to the Better Buildings Residential Network group. We encourage you to share ideas, exchange materials, and connect with others about topics in energy efficiency. You can also register for a Peer Exchange Call or view call…"
Oct 1, 2014
Rick Wertheim joined Kyle Brown's group

Wrightsoft - Manual J / Manual D

If you use Wrightsoft to calculate loads or design ducts, you likely have questions.  Get answers from veteran program users and peers here!
Oct 1, 2014
Rick Wertheim joined Leslie McDowell, BPI's group

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
Oct 1, 2014
Rick Wertheim joined David Eggleton's group

1000 Home Challenge

Linda Wigington distinguished between deep retrofits & deep energy reductions, thus expanding the range of strategies & tactics from which we might propose when engaging with people, the ones who choose.See More
Jul 18, 2014
Rick Wertheim joined Diane Chojnowski's group

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.
Mar 25, 2013
Rick Wertheim replied to Cierra Mooney's discussion BPI Announces Home Energy Upgrade Professional Certifications for Veterans
"This is great news for the exam fees.  What about the classroom training, and field exam fees?  Not quite sure what "Home Energy Upgrade Professional" is in the BPI definition of certifications.  Is this a bundled…"
Mar 9, 2012
Rick Wertheim joined Michael Stuart's group


This group is dedicated to knowledge sharing and discussion of infrared thermography for building sciences and energy applications.See More
Jun 30, 2011
Rick Wertheim replied to Jim Moss's discussion What software program do you use for an Audit report?
"The better question would be which of the products are US Dept. of Energy approved as the country is moving towards National Weatherization and Energy Retrofit Standards!"
Apr 28, 2011
Rick Wertheim joined Evan Mills's group

Home Energy Ratings

Calculating them; visualizing them; explaining them; selling them .... there is a lot to discuss and debate hereSee More
Apr 14, 2011
Rick Wertheim joined Sean Lintow Sr's group

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
Apr 14, 2011
Rick Wertheim joined Tom White's group


Share your concerns and successes as a weatherization professional, or information for this community.
Apr 14, 2011
Rick Wertheim joined Allison A. Bailes III's group


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
Apr 14, 2011
Rick Wertheim joined Chris Laumer-Giddens's group

Energy Efficient Design

Energy efficiency starts at the drafting table...How architects and designers can help buildings reach high-performance standards.See More
Dec 9, 2010
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Nov 16, 2010
Rick Wertheim left a comment for Laurie Shea
"Welcome to the TEAM!"
Nov 16, 2010
Rick Wertheim is now a member of Home Energy Pros
Nov 16, 2010

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United Way of Long island
Professional Certification
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Green, Energy Efficient Affordable Housing and retrofits.
WAP provider, Special Needs and Affordable Housing Developer, and Energy Case Manager for the Govt and Non-Profit Sector. Also run YouthBuild Long Island.
Operate the "E3 Career Training Center" (Energy Efficiency Education) a 5000 SF hands on Green and weatherization training facility where Greencollar workforce training is held.
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At 11:42am on October 1, 2014, Better Buildings Support said…

Welcome to the Better Buildings Residential Network group. We encourage you to share ideas, exchange materials, and connect with others about topics in energy efficiency. You can also register for a Peer Exchange Call or view call summaries.


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