Coaching the future of America's home improvement industry with our grassroots approach to no-holds-barred audits, quality assurance inspections, home energy retrofits, and coaching, training and mentoring programs
We'd like to share some exciting news with you about what's happening at Pure Energy and The Pure Energy Center, and in the Home Performance industry.
Why Training Women to be Energy Auditors is Important
Q & A with A. Tamasin Sterner
"This is a great field for women. And there are far too few women in the industry. I want that to change."
"In our Women's Energy Auditing course women will learn how to improve their health, the health of their family, and the health of others. They will be able to do this because they will learn skills needed to properly understand, avoid, and fix problems that make buildings fall apart, like moisture and mold, which causes health problems for many people..."
Our style incorporates classroom sharing, as well as hands-on demonstrations with an emphasis on student interaction. BPI testing is available.
Sept 23 or 24 - Combustion Testing Review for Energy Auditors.Register Now
Sept 26-30 - BPI Training and Testing in Support of Heating Professional Certification. Register Now
Discussion: Attic Fans Can Cause Headaches for Technicians
A. Tamasin Sterner
Attic fans can suck air down flues causing spillage. Spillage can cause CO poisoning. Attic fans can't always be easily accessed or controlled. While doing a comprehensive quality control visit last week, our Pure Energy Final Inspector noted that ...
Many home performance contractors think indoor air quality (IAQ) problems result from pollutants in the house that are too concentrated, due to inadequate ventilation. This is correct thinking but not a complete picture ...
Pure Energy takes learning on the road with COACH, our Mobile Training and Testing Lab. We'll bring our recycled motor home to you to teach you and your staff about home performance and building diagnostics.
We recently finalized the graphics for COACH's exterior. Check it out on our Facebook album. We think you'll like it.
Resource: Preparing Energy Technicians for the 21st Century Workforce
Workforce Analysis and Trends from ATEEC
This report summarizes discussions from the National Energy Technician Education Summit held in December 2010 in Washington, DC and attended by Pure Energy's A. Tamasin Sterner. It includes recommendations from energy experts and stakeholders from across the country for energy technician education in the U.S.
Several of you have asked how you can help us get The Pure Energy Center up and running. We are looking for sponsors. If you are interested in sponsoring a chair (no, you can't keep the chair), we would greatly appreciate your generous contribution of any amount.