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Jan Green commented on Pearl Certification's blog post Two National Brands Join Forces Demonstrating Unity in Home Energy-Efficiency Rating Systems
"Congratulations to Pearl for innovative thinking and finding the right path to ensure these homes gain value!  Having these pieces in place and using realtors that are educated on the process is a win win for home buyers and sellers …"
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Pearl Certification posted a status
"Wanna know what it takes to be in the elite Pearl Contractor Network (the top 5%)? Join us 10/23, 9am with @NCBPA! https://conta.cc/2RWGiVW"
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Pearl Certification posted a blog post

Pearl Releases Cutting Edge Software Enabling Contractors to Empower Homeowners

Pearl Certification launched a new cutting-edge tool to help homeowners make decisions about energy-related home investments.“Pearl’s new Home Investment Plan enables high-quality home improvement contractors to present comfort, health and energy upgrade options to homeowners in an attractive, easy-to-read report,” said Pearl CEO Cynthia Adams. “Homeowners can use these reports to understand their benefits and select the features that work best for them and their needs.”Research indicates that…See More
Sep 27
Pearl Certification's blog post was featured

What Sustains US

Every locality grapples with its own collection of natural and human caused challenges (and potentially disasters). While most people don’t often think about the connection between property values and water runoff, flooding, heat waves, fires, hurricanes, drought, new power and gas lines, density, open space, access to public transportation, and air quality – I…See More
Sep 21
Pearl Certification posted a blog post

What Sustains US

Every locality grapples with its own collection of natural and human caused challenges (and potentially disasters). While most people don’t often think about the connection between property values and water runoff, flooding, heat waves, fires, hurricanes, drought, new power and gas lines, density, open space, access to public transportation, and air quality – I…See More
Sep 20
Pearl Certification's 2 blog posts were featured
Aug 28
Pearl Certification posted a blog post

Two National Brands Join Forces Demonstrating Unity in Home Energy-Efficiency Rating Systems

The Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) and Pearl Certification are now collaborating to ensure that the Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Index and Pearl Certification Reports complement each other in the new and existing homes markets.“The HERS Index and Pearl Certification provide different, but…See More
Aug 28
Pearl Certification posted a blog post

The Leading Edge in the Nation’s Capital

Nick knows homes. Several years ago, he started volunteering for Habitat for Humanity. He also helped modify a home that was part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon, a competition for students to design and build high-performance buildings powered by renewable energy. On top of that, he’s built six passive houses. So when Nick decided to create an addition to his own home in Washington DC, he was naturally committed to transforming it into a high-performing home.It was also a…See More
Aug 23
Bob Ellenberg commented on Pearl Certification's blog post She Cut Her Energy Bills by 69% & Got to Pearl Gold
"If the improvements add an average of 5% to the value, what % of the home's value did the upgrades cost?  I realize that is not the whole picture but it is the most important aspect of considering the value of the improvements.  The…"
Aug 9
Casey Murphy liked Pearl Certification's blog post She Cut Her Energy Bills by 69% & Got to Pearl Gold
Aug 9
Pearl Certification's blog post was featured

She Cut Her Energy Bills by 69% & Got to Pearl Gold

When discussing cutting energy consumption, but still staying cool in the hot summer months in Arizona, Jan tells her clients to first get an energy audit. "That's going to be a whole system approach to looking at every facet of your home.” The energy audit will check "insulation, windows, the efficiency of appliances, things like that, especially your HVAC system," explained Jan in the Taking Action part of ABC15 morning news. Jan explained that when it comes to a home’s electric bill,…See More
Aug 9
Pearl Certification posted a blog post

She Cut Her Energy Bills by 69% & Got to Pearl Gold

When discussing cutting energy consumption, but still staying cool in the hot summer months in Arizona, Jan tells her clients to first get an energy audit. "That's going to be a whole system approach to looking at every facet of your home.” The energy audit will check "insulation, windows, the efficiency of appliances, things like that, especially your HVAC system," explained Jan in the Taking Action part of ABC15 morning news. Jan explained that when it comes to a home’s electric bill,…See More
Aug 7
Jan Green commented on Pearl Certification's blog post Something New (Solar) and Something Old (Wood Stoves) get Jim’s Home to Pearl Gold
"I'm excited to see that others are using the Pearl certification. I've applied and can't wait to see where I land with my HERS score of 65 for my 1979 retrofitted home.  "
Jul 26
Dennis Heidner commented on Pearl Certification's blog post Something New (Solar) and Something Old (Wood Stoves) get Jim’s Home to Pearl Gold
"Not included in the discussion of this house - was the number of air changes per hour that they are making with an ERV or HRV.  And how they provide the combustion air for the wood burning."
Jul 26

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Pearl Certification's Blog

Pearl Releases Cutting Edge Software Enabling Contractors to Empower Homeowners

Posted on September 27, 2018 at 11:00am 0 Comments

Pearl Certification launched a new cutting-edge tool to help homeowners make decisions about energy-related home investments.

“Pearl’s new Home Investment Plan enables high-quality home improvement contractors to present comfort, health and energy upgrade options to homeowners in an attractive, easy-to-read report,” said Pearl CEO Cynthia Adams. “Homeowners can use these reports to understand their benefits and select the features that work best for them and their…

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What Sustains US

Posted on September 20, 2018 at 9:30am 0 Comments

Every locality grapples with its own collection of natural and human caused challenges (and potentially disasters). While most people don’t often think about the connection between property values and water runoff, flooding, heat waves, fires, hurricanes, drought, new power and gas lines, density, open space, access to public…

Continue

Two National Brands Join Forces Demonstrating Unity in Home Energy-Efficiency Rating Systems

Posted on August 28, 2018 at 1:00pm 1 Comment

The Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) and Pearl Certification are now collaborating to ensure that the Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Index and Pearl Certification Reports complement each other in the…

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The Leading Edge in the Nation’s Capital

Posted on August 23, 2018 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Nick knows homes. Several years ago, he started volunteering for Habitat for Humanity. He also helped modify a home that was part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon, a competition for students to design and build high-performance buildings powered by renewable energy. On top of that, he’s built six passive houses. So when Nick decided to create an addition to his own home in Washington DC, he was naturally committed to transforming it into a…

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