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14 Questions You Have About RESNET

Thu, 2016-06-23 14:49

Last Updated: 2017-08-21 1:40

HERS Rater Certification is a viable option for home builders, HVAC technicians, insulation contractors, and others working in the home performance industry. You may be wondering if it's right the career choice for you. Here's a breakdown of our 14 most commonly asked questions regarding RESNET and HERS Rater Certification.

Getting Started: An Introduction

LEED Jobs: Plumbing Contractors

Tue, 2016-06-21 10:07

Plumbing – refers to any system that conveys fluids. Heating and cooling, waste removal, and potable water delivery are among the most common uses for plumbing. Plumbing contractors utilize pipes, valves, plumbing fixtures, tanks, and other apparatuses to convey fluids.

Solar PV Requirements in 5 California Cities

Thu, 2016-06-16 10:10

Last Updated: 2017-04-19 12:48

California has long been known as the leader for solar energy. The state generates well over half of our country’s solar electric capacity, largely due to the sunshine it receives but also the community and governmental support that it receives.

If you want to help meet the demand for qualified solar panel installers, which will inevitably be driven by all this support, visit our Introduction to Solar series.

LEED Jobs: Lighting Designers

Tue, 2016-06-14 08:22

Architectural Lighting Design – a field within architecture, interior design, and electrical engineering that is concerned with the design of lighting systems, including natural light, electric light, or both, to serve human needs.

Everblue to Train Solar Ready Vets

Mon, 2016-06-13 08:52


FTCC and Everblue Partner to Offer Solar Training to Transitioning Military Personnel

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (June 13, 2016) - The Department of Energy has named Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC) the primary training provider of the Solar Ready Vets program at Fort Bragg, a U.S. Army installation in Fayetteville, NC. Everblue, a designated Veteran Owned Small Business, will collaborate with FTCC to offer the solar training portion of the program.

LEED Jobs: Pest Control

Tue, 2016-06-07 08:29

Pest Control – refers to the regulation or management of a species defined as a pest and can be perceived to be detrimental to the health of nearby occupants.

Environmentally-conscious pest management companies may opt for an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach, which focuses on pest preventation at the outset and uses pesticides only as needed.

How Improving Energy Efficiency Can Benefit Your Business

Thu, 2016-06-02 10:38

Energy efficiency has taken center stage as more attention has been drawn to climate change. Making your business more energy efficient is a noble and conscientious move and can also have tangible benefits for your business. You may save monthly costs and even some long-term costs, putting more money to your bottom line.

LEED Jobs: Urban Planners

Tue, 2016-05-31 10:53

Urban Planning – a process concerned with the use of land, protection and use of the environment, public welfare, and the design of the urban environment, including air, water, and the infrastructure passing into and out of urban areas such as transportation, communications, and distribution networks.

RESNET HERS Rater Terms & Acronyms

Thu, 2016-05-26 09:29

Last Updated: 2017-04-17 12:52

If you're new to the home performance industry, you might consider earning a RESNET HERS Rater Certification to demonstrate your knowledge of energy-efficient new homes.

LEED Jobs: Commercial Cleaners

Tue, 2016-05-24 08:17

Last Updated: 2017-03-27 03:05

Of all the individuals actively moving around a building, commercial janitorial staff are among the very few that are intimately aware of energy waste and overuse throughout a building. These individuals have key insight that many others could only estimate. Being that commercial cleaning crews are the eyes and ears of a building, they play an important role in a building’s pursuit of LEED Certification.

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