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Energy Vanguard Offers RESNET Combustion Safety Class for HERS Raters

  
  
  
RESNET combustion safety & workscope development training for HERS raters

RESNET, in case you haven't heard, will require all HERS raters to be certified in combustion safety and work scope development. Yep. All new raters trained in 2014 will need to demonstrate those skills before they can be certified. Raters who were already certified prior to this year, as well as rater candidates coming into 2014, will need to add this to their certification before 2015. How does one do that?

Dr. Bailes's Speaking Events Now Listed on Energy Vanguard Website

  
  
  
Book Dr. Bailes as a speaker for your event.

Energy Vanguard's founder and president, Dr. Allison Bailes, is becoming a popular speaker at events in the field of building science, green building, and energy efficiency. To make it easier for you to find out when and where his upcoming speaking events are, we have created a special page on the Energy Vanguard website to list them all. The list also includes events that from the past, going back to the beginning of 2013.

Alexander Bell to Lead HVAC Design Division at Energy Vanguard

  
  
  
Alexander S. Bell, Building Science Associate and HVAC designer

Energy Vanguard has hired Alexander S. Bell to head the HVAC design team as well as to help with training, consulting, and quality assurance. Andy, as he is known, comes with two decades of home building experience, first with Casas por Cristo in Mexico and then with Habitat for Humanity in Alabama.

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Energy Vanguard Seeks Your Votes

  
  
  
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The 2014 RESNET conference will be in Atlanta, where Energy Vanguard is based. Each year, RESNET asks for session proposals from those interested in attending the conference and then allows anyone to vote for the proposals they'd like to see at the conference. Jeffrey Sauls and Allison Bailes are listed on the seven proposals below and would like to ask for your votes for any or all of them.

Dr. Bailes to Speak in Nashville on Energy Efficiency in New Homes

  
  
  
Learn more about the event.

E3 Innovate is hosting an event in Nashville this Friday called The Future of Building Is Now. Energy Vanguard's founder, Allison A. Bailes III, PhD, will give two presentations:

New Webinar Scheduled: Understanding Air Conditioners

  
  
  
Understanding air conditioners and the refrigeration cycle

Energy Vanguard has scheduled a new webinar on the fundamental principles of air conditioning. Titled Understanding Air Conditioners — The Refrigeration Cycle Demystified, it will cover:

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Free Webinar from Energy Vanguard: What's This HERS Thing All About?

  
  
  
Register for our free webinar on HERS ratings!

"HERS ratings? HERS Index? What's this HERS thing I keep hearing about?"

The SIPA Conference Invites Dr. Bailes to Speak

  
  
  
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The Structural Insulated Panel Association (SIPA) is holding its annual conference in Tucson, Arizona during the first week of April. Energy Vanguard's president, Allison Bailes, has been invited to speak at the event and will be giving four talks, all on Wednesday, 3 April.

Dr. Bailes to Give Keynote Speech at Texas Utility Conference

  
  
  
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Energy Vanguard's president, Dr. Allison Bailes, will be giving a keynote speech at the spring meeting of the Texas Public Power Association. The conference is Thursday and Friday, 21-22 March 2013, in Dallas, Texas, and Dr. Bailes's talk will be on Friday morning from 10:15 to 11:15.

Help Wanted: HVAC Designer

  
  
  
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Energy Vanguard is looking for a full-time residential HVAC designer. Must have training and experience in residential heating and cooling load calculations, equipment selection, air distribution, and duct design. We mainly deal with forced-air distribution and conventional systems, including mini-splits, but knowing hydronics and GSHPs could help your chances.

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