Wednesday, November 30, 2011

NCEEA Offers Free HVAC Workshops for ENERGY STAR Version 3

The North Carolina Energy Efficiency Alliance is offering FREE workshops for HVAC contractors and technicians, home energy raters, HVAC suppliers, and home builders. The ENERGY STAR Homes program is changing January 1, 2012 and we want to help you learn the new HVAC requirements and get your business up to speed. These free 4-hour workshops are from 8am-12pm and include coffee and a light breakfast.

    Topics that will be covered:
  • ENERGY STAR basics
    • Proper equipment sizing and component matching
    • Sealing ducts to minimize leaks
  • HVAC System Quality Installation Contractor and Rater Checklists
  • Administrative Requirements for participation in ENERGY STAR
  • Importance of communication between HVAC contractor, rater, and builder
ENERGY STAR v3 defines new guidelines that continue to make new homes more energy efficient. New changes include a HVAC Quality Installation checklist for the HVAC contractor and HERS rater ensuring that HVAC systems are installed using industry best practices and perform at rated efficiencies. This verification of efficiency measures means more definitive savings for the homeowner. The ENERGY STAR New Homes program is nationally recognized and makes it easy for homebuyers to select energy efficient homes.

Click on the course location near you for more information and to register, or contact Nicholas Hurst at 828-262-8331 or info@ncenergystar.org.


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