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2013-10-23 12:23:46

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AFC First Financial Corporation's (afcfirst.com) Keystone Home Energy Loan Program (Keystone HELP®) (keystonehelp.com) was honored with the prestigious 2013 Andromeda Star of Energy Efficiency award at The Alliance to Save Energy's annual awards dinner and ceremony on October 2(nd) at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, Washington, D.C. U.S. Senator Robert Casey presented the award to Peter Krajsa, Chairman and CEO of AFC First and...

2013-10-17 23:20:49

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) today announced the national rollout of its advanced Home Energy Professional (HEP) certifications. These are the only home performance certifications that are both supported by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Malta, NY (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) today announced the national rollout of its advanced Home Energy Professional...

2013-10-07 16:21:12

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Focus on Energy, Wisconsin's statewide program for energy efficiency and renewable energy is proud to share the achievements of one of its outstanding Trade Ally partners. Intec (Insulation Technologies, Inc.), a contractor with Focus on Energy's Home Performance with ENERGY STAR(®) Program, was recently awarded the Department of Energy's prestigious Housing Innovation Award...

2013-09-30 23:33:11

In its latest issue, Consumer Reports says what savvy homeowners already know: "Watch out for: Fly-by-night companies-'blow and go' is the industry term-who charge a hefty fee for an audit, promise major upgrades, then disappear. Choose a contractor certified by the Building Performance Institute." Malta, New York (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 In its latest issue, Consumer Reports says what savvy homeowners already know: "Watch out for: Fly-by-night companies-'blow...

2013-09-24 23:36:45

Fall is the time of year when many Seattle homeowners are installing insulation in preparation for colder months. If you are doing it yourself, or hiring a contractor, Washington Energy Services has important insulation safety tips to keep in mind. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Insulation is an important part of reducing energy bills and making homes more comfortable. But did you know that you can create safety issues in your home if you do not install insulation...

2013-09-23 23:29:51

Duct Sealing Technology Company Cuts Initial Investment Costs In Half / Introduces Next Generation Equipment That Makes It Simple To Offer Dramatic Energy Savings Services Centerville, OH (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Aeroseal LLC, owner and licensee of the patented aeroseal duct sealing solution today introduced a new program that significantly lowers the barriers for HVAC businesses, duct sealing professionals and others looking to enter the potentially lucrative home energy efficiency...

2013-09-23 12:21:57

WESTPORT, Conn., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Soluxe Energy Solutions, the Connecticut based marketer of energy savings solutions for both homeowners and businesses, was recognized today as a Building Performance Institute (BPI) Accredited Company. The Building Performance Institute develops national standards for residential energy efficiency work. BPI certifies professional workers and accredits companies through rigorous examinations and quality assurance reviews, in an...

2013-09-19 12:22:35

Award Recognizes Contractors Surpassing 100 Energy Efficiency Projects in a Single Year MADISON, Wis., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Focus on Energy, Wisconsin utilities' statewide program for energy efficiency and renewable energy, is proud to announce that four partnering Trade Ally companies have been awarded the U.S. Department of Energy's 2012 Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® Century Club Award. The award recognizes companies that have completed 100 or more energy...

2013-09-16 08:23:24

Masco Home Services earns award for verifying new homes are ENERGY STAR compliant homes DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Masco Home Services is pleased to announce that it has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with a 2013 ENERGY STAR Leadership in Housing Award. This award recognizes the important contribution Masco Home Services has made to energy-efficient construction and environmental protection by verifying more than 5,500...

2013-08-22 12:23:42

Largest Global Database of Property Environmental Performance WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report published by the Urban Land Institute's (ULI) Greenprint Center for Building Performance suggests that the global real estate industry continues to make progress in improving the environmental performance of existing buildings. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100310/ULILOGO) Volume 4 of the Greenprint Performance Report(TM), which measures and...