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In This Issue
Q & A with A. Tamasin Sterner
September Courses
Attic Fans Cause Headaches for Technicians
Article: Safe Air at Home
COACH Gets a New Look
Video: New WAP Health and Safety Guidelines
Resource: Preparing Energy Technicians for the 21st Century Workforce
Sponsor a Chair at The Pure Energy Center
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Why Training Women to be Energy Auditors is Important

Q & A with A. Tamasin Sterner

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..."




September Courses 

Pure Energy's New Courses Are Hotter Than Ever! 

Flaming Larry and studentOur 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 fanAttic 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 ...




Article: Safe Air at Home 

Home Energy Magazine, Sept/Oct 2011


Home Energy Magazine - Sept-Oct 2011Many 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 ...
COACH in Its Full Glory

Mobile Training and Testing Lab Gets a New Look


COACH Graphics
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.



Video: New WAP Health and Safety Guidelines

Free Training from US DOE EERE (Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy)


Click to playThe Weatherization Assistance Program Technical Assistance Center (WAPTAC) presents a 2-part video series on the Health and Safety practices associated with the guidelines set forth in the WPN 11-6.



Resource: Preparing Energy Technicians for the 21st Century Workforce

Workforce Analysis and Trends from ATEEC


ATEEC Report
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.


Sponsor a Chair at The Pure Energy Center

Help Support Our Women's Energy Auditing Course

Wild, comfortable seatingSeveral 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.


If you have any questions about Pure Energy or are interested in any of our courses, please call us at 717-293-8990 or email us at info@PureEnergyCoach.com.




A. Tamasin Sterner, Chief Coach
A. Tamasin Sterner

President and Chief Coach
Pure Energy Coach LLC