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Solar PV Expert in Colorado

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Wed, 2014-09-03 10:06
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Everblue Training Institute is excited to announce the hire of Solar PV Bootcamp and NABCEP exam prep Instructor Jon Sullivan.

Sullivan brings five years of solar photovoltaic experience to Everblue and will be working in the company’s Denver, CO branch.  Read more: Solar PV Expert in Colorado »

Commercial Energy Audit – Large Building Blower Door Testing

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Fri, 2015-07-17 14:12
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I was able to participate in the Large Building Infiltration Presentation at ACI, which conducted a Commercial Building Energy Audit on a 25,000-square-foot commercial building. I participated on a technician level with my friends at Energy Conservatory. I was allowed me to be a "fly on the wall," and it was fascinating to see five Minneapolis Blower Doors in operation. This commercial energy audit was done to the Army Corp of Engineers Standard, which is the best available benchmark for performing a large building energy audit.  Read more: Commercial Energy Audit – Large Building Blower Door Testing »

6 Months BPI Experience in 6 Days! Really?

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Fri, 2018-04-20 13:24
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At ACI, I saw a booth advertising BPI Training, “6 months experience in 6 days.” Really. That’s impressive! I don’t buy it, though. (I should have taken a picture).  Read more: 6 Months BPI Experience in 6 Days! Really? »

The Future of Green Jobs

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The Future of Green Jobs: As Goes California, Goes The Nation

Green jobs.

It seems like we never stop hearing the phrase. The environmental movement is largely billed as a successful way to create jobs and save the planet at the same time. However, since this sustainability shift is relatively new, the number or quality of green jobs created has been ambiguous. This leaves many wondering if the promise of green jobs is just a bunch of wind turbine generated hot air.

Rest assured it is not.  Read more: The Future of Green Jobs »

Walmart's Business Practices for a Sustainable Workforce

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Fri, 2018-04-20 11:14
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Walmart’s Business Practices, and What They Mean for the Sustainable Workforce  Read more: Walmart's Business Practices for a Sustainable Workforce »

Certified Energy Auditor Salary: How Much Will I Make?

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Thu, 2018-03-29 09:20
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Last Updated: 2017-04-18 03:15

Let’s face it. Professionals across the country who work in home performance trades are increasingly turning to energy auditing as a new revenue stream and way to upsell clients for their specialty trade work.

If this sounds like an appealing strategy for you, visit our introductory BPI Certification page and learn how you can make this goal a reality!

HOME ENERGY AUDITORS MAKE GREEN AND SAVE GREEN  Read more: Certified Energy Auditor Salary: How Much Will I Make? »

What is Carbon Accounting?

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Mon, 2017-03-27 14:43
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If you want to learn more about implementing carbon accounting in your organization, visit our ISSP Certification page and get started with the steps for tracking carbon emissions and greenhouse gases in sustainability training courses.

Greening Corporate America and Wall Street

He who holds the carbon purse strings holds the power.  Read more: What is Carbon Accounting? »

LEED for Homes Green Raters and NAHB Green Verifiers

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Fri, 2015-07-17 12:19
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Fri, 2011-09-02 22:06
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From builders and buyers to consumers and corporations, the motivation to go green is everywhere. As a result, a number of certifications exist to pursue and verify green building and design. Two of the more popular green home building programs are the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) LEED for Homes Program and the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) National Green Building Certification. Both programs require third-party verification from a LEED Green Rater or NAHB Green Verifier.  Read more: LEED for Homes Green Raters and NAHB Green Verifiers »

What is NATE Certification?

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Thu, 2018-03-29 10:26
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Fri, 2011-09-02 11:47
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Certification from the North American Technician Excellence (NATE) is for technicians working in the heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC/R) industry within the U.S. and Canada.

Are you ready to take your HVAC knowledge to the next level?

Get NATE Certification Training today!  Read more: What is NATE Certification? »

How Solar Energy Can Get You In Hot Water

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Fri, 2018-04-20 13:59
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Wed, 2012-08-15 22:26
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Solar Hot Water Basics

Solar water heaters, also known as solar domestic hot water systems, use the sun’s energy to provide cost-effective, low-carbon hot water for the home. They can be used in any climate, and the fuel they use—sunshine—is free.  Read more: How Solar Energy Can Get You In Hot Water »

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