Vice President of eZing, Inc, offering independent guidance on best practices, energy performance testing, owners representative during installation, specification, and energy auditing.
Performance testing is key to Energy Star and LEED new home compliance, and to verify energy retrofit effectiveness.
Energy modeling supports energy audit recommendations, rating homes for compliance, and analysis of efficiency practices and products. eZing provides no-cost energy audits for commercial buildings through the Smart Energy Design Assistance Center at UIUC.
Presently busy with curriculum development and training, for insulation firms through the DOE Weatherization center at Wilbur Wright CC, and energy auditor and air seal installer workforce development funded through the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (or DCEO). And busy with testing, specification, and on-site QA for air seal and insulation of 40 and 45 unit multi-family retrofits.
Member, Editorial Advisory Board of Home Energy Magazine, a subject matter expert for the test instrument for the Energy Auditor Certification, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, sits on Illinois Association of Energy Raters and Home Performance Professionals Board, and is helping to plan the Better Buildings Better Business (B4) Illinois conference, December 2013.
Author, How to House Doctor, the first systematic guide to use of blower door and infrared imaging to detect and correct building energy efficiency defects, 1983.
I have particular expertise with vintage construction, steam heating, and cost management of building efficiency retrofit.
Not having a lousy planet. Wikipedia.
Up to $75k happiness increases, beyond $75k happiness is on a downward slope. Demand the best, then compassionately forgive. Action springs from love or fear; as we choose, love.
We could have avoided having a lousy planet, but were afraid we'd LOOK stupid
Wiggling my 5th toe without moving the other four. Right and left!
Humans invent whatever economics is required to realize their deep-seated values and passionate objectives. Humans are NOT economic animals.
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