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Posted by Allison Bailes on October 23, 2014
Certified home energy raters are going through the process of meeting RESNET's new combustion safety requirements this year, but word on the street is that many raters are procrastinating. "Only 45% of our raters have completed the requirements so far," said Energy Vanguard's lead trainer, Dr. Allison Bailes. "Another 13% have signed up for classes, but that still leaves 42% of our raters uncommitted. And that's despite my weekly haranguing!"
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Posted by Allison Bailes on September 28, 2014
Energy Vanguard has put together an online CAZ training course to supplement the RESCAZ simulation and our in-person classes. For HERS raters who are also certified as BPI Building Analysts, the online course will satisfy RESNET's requirements. The video below is one part of our online CAZ training and tells HERS raters how to make the most of their practice time with RESCAZ, the online combustion safety simulation.
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Posted by Allison Bailes on August 7, 2014
Energy Vanguard's president, Dr. Allison Bailes, will teach a three-hour workshop called What You Need to Know About HVAC to Work with HVAC Pros at the Mid-Atlantic Sustainability Conference in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Aimed at architects, engineers, builders, raters, and students, the session will cover:
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RESNET combustion safety & workscope development training for HERS raters
Posted by Allison Bailes on May 30, 2014
RESNET will require all HERS raters to be certified in combustion safety and work scope development. 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. HERS raters who are also BPI-certified aren't completely exempt from the requirements but do get a special pass.
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What's this HERS rating thing I keep hearing about?
Posted by Allison Bailes on April 21, 2014
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RESNET combustion safety & workscope development training for HERS raters
Posted by Allison Bailes on January 15, 2014
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?
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Posted by Allison Bailes on September 14, 2013
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.
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Alexander S. Bell, Building Science Associate and HVAC designer
Posted by Allison Bailes on September 7, 2013
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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Posted by Allison Bailes on July 29, 2013
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.
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Learn more about the event.
Posted by Allison Bailes on June 19, 2013
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:
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Energy Vanguard Offers Special CAZ Class for Procrastinators

Certified home energy raters are going through the process of meeting RESNET's new combustion safety requirements this year, but word on the street is that many raters are procrastinating. "Only 45% of our raters have completed the requirements so far," said Energy Vanguard's lead trainer, Dr. Allison Bailes. "Another 13% have signed up for classes, but that still leaves 42% of our raters uncommitted. And that's despite my weekly haranguing!"

The Best Way to Practice with RESCAZ - A New Energy Vanguard Video

Energy Vanguard has put together an online CAZ training course to supplement the RESCAZ simulation and our in-person classes. For HERS raters who are also certified as BPI Building Analysts, the online course will satisfy RESNET's requirements. The video below is one part of our online CAZ training and tells HERS raters how to make the most of their practice time with RESCAZ, the online combustion safety simulation.

Energy Vanguard Offers RESNET Combustion Safety Class in June

RESNET combustion safety & workscope development training for HERS ratersRESNET will require all HERS raters to be certified in combustion safety and work scope development. 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. HERS raters who are also BPI-certified aren't completely exempt from the requirements but do get a special pass.

Energy Vanguard Offers RESNET Combustion Safety Class for HERS Raters

RESNET combustion safety & workscope development training for HERS ratersRESNET, 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?

Special Financing Plan Now Available for Energy Vanguard Training

Home energy rater and BPI building analyst training just got more affordable. PayPal now allows qualified buyers to sign up for our classes through their Bill Me Later plan and pay the fee over 6 months. Even better, you can choose to make NO payments along the way and you'll pay NO interest, as long as you pay the whole amount by the end of the 6 month grace period.

Jeffrey Sauls Passes RESNET QAD Test

Jeffrey Sauls, Energy Vanguard's Building Science Associate, passed the RESNET QAD test.Jeffrey Sauls, Energy Vanguard's new Building Science Associate, passed the RESNET Quality Assurance Designee (QAD) test today. All RESNET Quality Assurance Designees and HERS Trainers must pass this test as one step in the certification process. Once he has had five of his home energy ratings field-verified, he will be able to submit his application to RESNET to be certified as a QAD. Currently, only about 100 people are certified QADs nationwide.

Energy Vanguard to Present on Internet Marketing at RESNET Conference

Energy Vanguard and Energy Circle chiefs will present on internet marketing at the 2012 RESNET conference.Energy Vanguard's president, Allison Bailes, along with Peter Troast, CEO of Energy Circle, had their session on internet marketing selected for the 2012 RESNET conference to be held in Austin, Texas next February. In their session they will reveal the secrets to driving traffic to your website. Their talk will also cover using social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to increase web traffic as well as many other topics.

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