Consulting Services Overview
Home Builders | Consumers/DIY | Service Details
Offered to Building Industry Professionals:
Designers, Architects, Realtors®, Builders and Developers
Technical support —
is provided primarily to the home building industry, non-governmental organizations and State and Federal agencies to enhance energy efficiency, environmental performance of building and remodeling projects, boost indoor environmental quality, and to accelerate the adoption of renewable energy sources.
Training on building science practices —
includes: environmental performance (“green building”) guidelines; indoor air quality (IAQ) enhancement recommendations; building based renewable energy applications; new building energy codes implementation; and standards compliance and implementation. We also provide training programs to national associations, product manufacturers, government agencies, non-profit groups, and consumer groups.
Contact us today to discuss your projects and programs. There is no obligation for contacting us — learn what we can do for your company, organization or agency!
Offered to Consumers and Home DIY-ers
Technical support —
We can provide computer studies on your project plans to ensure excellent utility bill savings, and we can work with your architect or designer to boost comfort and performance. Also, we will develop custom project “eco-specifications” for your new or remodeled home based on many years experience. Costs for these services are in the range of $300 (computer study of typical single family home plans) to $750. We also provide complete “off grid” home planning services with fees ranging from $1,200 to $3,000 depending on project complexity.
Contact us for a no-obligation proposal; often we can quote costs over the phone on residential technical support projects, or by e-mail if a suitable project description is provided. (Please use inquiry form)
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Building Designers/Developers | Consumers/DIY
Specific Support Services (please scroll down)
We offer the very finest in custom designed consulting services to serve the needs of the high performance building industry, producers and users of renewable energy technologies, and other businesses and groups involved in sustainable development and environmental restoration of the built environment. Please use the inquiry form on this site to request a proposal, or to ask someone to contact you.
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Tailored Technical Support
Customized research on new and emerging building- related environmental technologies (performance, cost-effectiveness, field experience, case studies);
design and specifications review using state-of-the art building computer simulation analysis for new and existing residential and most commercial buildings;
Plan reviews of building design compliance with ASHRAE Standards and International Model Energy Codes (MEC), and selected guidelines such as EPA Energy Star and the EEBA Criteria for Resource Efficient Design and Construction, and the LEED Green Building Rating System* (certification pending) ;
evaluations of building designs for environmental performance using a state-of-the-art Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA) derived from US Green Building Council LEED rating criteria and protocols, ASTM environmental and materials standards, international research on green buildings, and environmentally beneficial construction practices; and
bibliographical searches of published source, trade literature, including complete Internet searches of computerized data bases Worldwide.
* Tom Smattash of NRG Builder serves on the US Green Building Council LEED development committee, residential sections. LEED: “Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design” TM
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We Train on Applied Building Science Practices
Building energy codes and standards compliance assessment and implementation practices and procedures;
indoor environmental quality enhancement;
implementation of passive solar designs and other on-site renewable energy sources; and
building environmental performance guidelines.
Contact us today!
We would like to discuss your technical support and information transfer objectives.
There is no charge for the first 10 minutes contacting us. You may also send an e-mail, or use our inquiry form to arrange a no-obligation telephone appointment.