Debra Little
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Debra Little commented on Home Energy Magazine's blog post NREL Research Finds That 22% of New Homes Completed in the U.S. in 2016 Were HERS Rated
"The avg scores are interesting. Are there comparative numbers for previous years? I thought they reported closer to 50% of new construction in US a few years back.  "
Sep 15
Debra Little's video was featured

Robert Bean, Iain Walker, indoor environmental quality experts

Robert and Iain discuss home indoor health & environmental quality. Design for human factors; thermal comfort, air quality, sound, odor...kitchen exhaust, th...
Jun 22
Jason Raddenbach replied to Debra Little's discussion Got insulation? in the group Hall of Shame
"Well, at least the air sealing job in the attic will be much easier. Did they really go 50 years like that?"
May 25
Victor Rols Lindsay replied to Debra Little's discussion Got insulation? in the group Hall of Shame
"Wow, 1964.  No one ever thought to have a look huh.  Most likely one owner home."
May 8
Debra Little posted a video

Robert Bean, Iain Walker, indoor environmental quality experts

Robert and Iain discuss home indoor health & environmental quality. Design for human factors; thermal comfort, air quality, sound, odor...kitchen exhaust, th...
Apr 4
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Film Festival, HPC Nat. Conf- Calling for your video submissions! at HPC National Conference Nashville, TN

March 20, 2017 from 7pm to 8:30pm
The Film Festival showcases videos that drive demand for Home Performance. Open call happening now. We invite you to submit your videos to be a part of 2017 festival March 19-22.Topics: We focus on 1- Home energy upgrade stories and 2- testimonials. These and others that 1- Home energy upgrade stories and2- testimonials. These and others that These and others that help HP contractors resonate with clients and increase sales will be considered.Length: less than 5 minutes is preferred. Contact…See More
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E- haha! Humor

Cartoons, Jokes, Hilarious Stories!Many of us are involved w/ educating. Audience attention, a teaching moment, is at peak ready the instant after a 'humorous' moment is shared.A stage for E humor ~ See More
Dec 31, 2016
Debra Little's video was featured

Building Carbon Zero 2015, PHCA

Building Carbon Zero 2015. Passive House CA with City of Palo Alto 2015 summit. Produced by Debra Little. Shot on iPhone 5. Everyone can make videos with the tools in your back pocket!
Nov 1, 2016
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Building Carbon Zero 2015, PHCA

Building Carbon Zero 2015. Passive House CA with City of Palo Alto 2015 summit. Produced by Debra Little. Shot on iPhone 5. Everyone can make videos with the tools in your back pocket!
Oct 28, 2016
Debra Little commented on Home Energy Magazine's blog post Increasing Home Value Through Energy Upgrades
"Thanks much Rachel! Important observations overall on an essential topic. I really appreciate that you included  'surface temperature' as a comfort factor! Wondering about the source for the statement "Envelope measures tend…"
Apr 15, 2016
Debra Little posted a blog post

Join us in Supporting Energy Costs Transparency!

 FHFA is seeking our advice now through March 17.  Please participate by submitting your comments! GOAL:  That disclosure of home energy costs (at time of sale or rent) be federally mandated. The “Duty to Serve” rule is a new opportunity, A NEW WAY IN, an alternate route separate from the SAVE Act (still being considered in the senate) to accomplish energy cost transparency. It’s new but we have a short window of time to act – by March 17th. Rocky Mountain Institute’s Residential Energy +…See More
Mar 10, 2016
Diane Chojnowski commented on Debra Little's group E- haha! Humor
Dec 18, 2015
Debra Little replied to Quinn Korzeniecki's discussion BPI Launches Homeowner Blog!
"I shared! Sounds like a terrific resource and sales tool!"
Dec 3, 2015
Debra Little replied to Hal Skinner's discussion 'YGRENE' super fund for energy upgrade financing
"Susan, Thanks for your articulate details. Home owners and those advising them should be aware that at time of resale, PACE will require at minimum, a few extra steps for the buyers.  The current default rate for residential in CA…"
Apr 2, 2015
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"Main Street Nevada City" to show at the Wild & Scenic Film Festival Jan 17 at Oddfellows Hall

January 17, 2015 from 4pm to 5pm
http://www.wildandscenicfilmfestival.org/Home performance experts Gavin Healy and Dan Perunko of www.BalancePointHP.com in Nevada City, CA. Produced by Debra Little, valuation and home performance specialist.Film festivals -   Another way to reach home owners!See More
Jan 15, 2015
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"Main Street Nevada City" to show at the Wild & Scenic Film Festival Jan 17 at Oddfellows Hall

January 17, 2015 from 4pm to 5pm
http://www.wildandscenicfilmfestival.org/Home performance experts Gavin Healy and Dan Perunko of www.BalancePointHP.com in Nevada City, CA. Produced by Debra Little, valuation and home performance specialist.Film festivals -   Another way to reach home owners!See More
Jan 15, 2015

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Debra Little Sustainable Design
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BPI, HERS, CA Certified Appraiser
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Home performance, sustainable, measured performance. Valuation/appraiser of green, energy efficient homes. Healthy, comfortable, feasible, aesthetics, beauty.

Instructor, course developer, "Green Home Expertise for Real Estate Professionals" offered throughout CA via PG&E. For real estate agents, appraisers, lenders. Emphasis: measured performance, beyond-box appraising. Or is that OOB? Out Of Box Appraising of green homes. Can we call it OOB? BBA, OOBA....OOBA!
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Join us in Supporting Energy Costs Transparency!

Posted on March 10, 2016 at 12:21am 0 Comments

 

FHFA is seeking our advice now through March 17.  

Please participate by submitting your comments!

 

GOAL:  That disclosure of home energy costs (at time of sale or rent) be federally mandated.

 

The “Duty to Serve” rule is a new opportunity, A NEW WAY IN, an alternate route separate from the SAVE Act (still being considered in the senate) to accomplish energy cost transparency. It’s new but we have a short window of…

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At 2:29pm on April 15, 2014, David Eggleton said…

Welcome to the Considering Permaculture/Transition group, Debra.  I look forward to your contributions, comments and questions.

At 1:34am on February 10, 2011, Tom White said…

Debra,

thanks for the friend request.  I deleted the video but you can probably get it to work here: http://hosting2.epresence.tv/LBL/1/watch/131.aspx  Let me know if that works.

Tom

 
 
 

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