Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® and Southface Home performance
In addition to providing direct technical support and quality assurance to participating contractors, Southface further supports the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program with accredited training programs and certifications for home performance professionals, contractors and technicians.
Southface offers multiple Building Performance Institute (BPI) trainings, including four advanced Home Energy Professional Training Programs which have earned accreditation from the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC).
ENERGY STAR® PORTFOLIO MANAGER
Program guide and webinar help building owners identify and track parts of portfolios that are struggling with energy performance, to compare performance from year-to-year and benchmark buildings.
Green certified home renovations are sure to become more common in Decatur starting this spring, thanks in large part to the research efforts of Southface’s EarthCraft team.
Last month, Southface conducted preliminary energy and cost-savings analyses of three recently renovated homes pursuing EarthCraft Renovation certification as part of the implementation of the City of Decatur’s “High Performance Building Standard,” requiring all new construction and commercial renovation meeting certain thresholds to be certified under a green building standard.
The Eco Office impressed architects on tour with the AIA National Convention by achieving a 98 re-certification in the EPA’s ENERGY STAR program and by spending less than $25 a day on utilities.Read More
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