The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has been taking a close look at the health defcit between Black, brown, and Native American peoples, compared to white Amercians. As advocates of energy efficiency, it is a short step to extend our reach to include making homes healthier and safer to live in, as well as more energy and water-efficient. Numerous Healthy Homes programs are addressing the need for healthy homes. But in the midst of a…

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HEALTHIER WORKPLACES, A HEALTHIER WORLD

Lindsay Cook MSPH, CIH, CSP, FAIHA has been a member of AIHA since 1979. He has worked as both a volunteer of AIHA technical committees and in organization leadership. Lindsay became president of AIHA in June 2020.

Nuggets mined from today’s episode:

After college, Lindsay began working in North Carolina’s Dept. of Health as an Industrial Hygienist and Compliance…

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June 24, 2020 – Washington, DC – The Building Performance Association actively supports the HOPE for HOMES Act of 2020, which includes immediate relief and long-term support for the residential energy efficiency contractor industry negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Introduced in the House and Senate on June 24, the bill has bipartisan support and offers a two-pronged approach to support online contractor training and fuel re-hiring while providing incentives to…

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Understanding 14 SEER vs. 17 SEER isn’t always straightforward for non-HVAC professionals. Many consumers have a tendency to focus on upfront costs, underestimating the degree to which a more efficient unit might lower their energy bill. In this post, we’ll take a close look at the difference between a 17 SEER and 14 SEER HVAC system. 

If you’re a consumer, this article should help you decide between the two.…

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BELFOR is Ichiban

Rusty Amarante, CR, has over 40 years of experience in the restoration industry. He is the Director of Operations for BELFOR Property Restoration, the global leader in disaster recovery and President of BELFOR Franchise Group, the world’s largest residential and commercial services franchise group including well-established and fast-growing brands:…

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