Beyond Building: Training for the Green-Collar Economy

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Beyond Building: Training for the Green-Collar Economy

Ely Flores, a 2005 graduate of a YouthBuild program in Los Angeles, is a Grid Alternatives outreach manager and works with low-income families to install solar panels to reduce their home energy costs. At Greenbuild 2012 in ...

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Weatherization Training Takes Off in the Southeast

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January 01, 2004

To increase cooling efficiency in hot climates, trainers are taking the whole-house approach where it hasn't gone before. [continue reading]

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Guide to Training Programs for Home Performance Professionals

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July 01, 2003

Alaska    Name/address Description/Certification Areas of Training Alaska Building Science Network P.O. Box 111097 Anchorage, AK 99511 Tel: (907)562-9927 Fax: (907)770-5412 E-mail: absn@alaska.net Web site:www.absn.com Residential building science-based ... [continue reading]

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Experiential Learning

Author: Tony Grahame
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May 01, 2003

Students in Arizona get credit, and valuable experience, designing and building a house. [continue reading]

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Training in the Canadian Arctic

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March 01, 2003

Those who are charged with enforcing building performance standards in Canada's newest territory have miles to go before they begin. [continue reading]

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Affordable Comfort Reaches New Heights

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September 01, 1999

The annual Affordable Comfort conference, which took place this spring in Chicago, was an occasion to indulge in information overload and have a bit of fun. [continue reading]

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Training Made Easy with The Telltale House Exhibit

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July 01, 1999

It's been over a year now since Home Energy and Affordable Comfort, Incorporated launched The Telltale House, a traveling exhibit that demonstrates how HVAC systems, exhaust fans, and combustion devices interact in a typical home. [continue reading]

Equipment Lease Program Lowers Hurdles for Cincinnati Contractors

Danielle Sass Byrnett

Equipment Lease Program Lowers Hurdles for Cincinnati Contractors

The Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance (GCEA)—a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Better Buildings Neighborhood Program partner—...

Energy Education Data Jam 2014

Linda Silverman

Energy Education Data Jam 2014

Shortly after taking office in 2009, President Obama launched the Open Government Initiative, an effort to increase transparency, participation, and ...

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