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Bob Ellenberg commented on Pearl Home 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
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Pearl Home 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 Home 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 Home 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 Home 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
Pearl Home Certification's blog post was featured

Something New (Solar) and Something Old (Wood Stoves) get Jim’s Home to Pearl Gold

Jim Pearl Gold home is so snug and energy efficient that in the winter he heats the home with wood and powers it entirely with solar panels. Jim designed his new home in central Virginia with energy efficiency in mind. It’s very high performing with spray-in foam insulation, high-end windows and doors, excellent heating and cooling systems, an intentionally designed southwest orientation, and large overhangs on the roof. “I’m very sympathetic to energy efficiency,” Jim said.Another thing that…See More
Jul 26
Pearl Home Certification posted a blog post

Something New (Solar) and Something Old (Wood Stoves) get Jim’s Home to Pearl Gold

Jim Pearl Gold home is so snug and energy efficient that in the winter he heats the home with wood and powers it entirely with solar panels. Jim designed his new home in central Virginia with energy efficiency in mind. It’s very high performing with spray-in foam insulation, high-end windows and doors, excellent heating and cooling systems, an intentionally designed southwest orientation, and large overhangs on the roof. “I’m very sympathetic to energy efficiency,” Jim said.Another thing that…See More
Jul 26
Pearl Home Certification posted a blog post

Press Release: HomeSmart International Joins the Pearl Broker Advantage Program

Vienna, Virginia and Scottsdale, Arizona – July 19, 2018 – Pearl Certification and HomeSmart International are proud to announce that HomeSmart Arizona has been accepted into Pearl’s prestigious Broker Advantage Program. HomeSmart is the first broker in Arizona to receive this distinction.“HomeSmart agents work relentlessly each day to help their clients get maximum value for their homes,” stated Carol Perry, chief business development officer at HomeSmart International. “Being accepted into…See More
Jul 19
Shane S liked Pearl Home Certification's blog post Pearl’s CEO Receives the Industry’s Highest Award
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Pearl Home Certification's blog post was featured

Pearl’s CEO Receives the Industry’s Highest Award

On April 24, 2018, Pearl CEO Cynthia Adams received the prestigious Linda Wigington Leadership Award at the 2018 National Home Performance Conference in Philadelphia, PA. Cynthia was introduced to the audience as a change agent, community advocate and industry mentor.“Cynthia, the impressive work you did at LEAP and now with Pearl Certification stood out to us as truly worthy of our highest honor. The work being done at Pearl is changing the relationship between energy efficiency and real…See More
May 10
Pearl Home Certification posted a blog post

Pearl’s CEO Receives the Industry’s Highest Award

On April 24, 2018, Pearl CEO Cynthia Adams received the prestigious Linda Wigington Leadership Award at the 2018 National Home Performance Conference in Philadelphia, PA. Cynthia was introduced to the audience as a change agent, community advocate and industry mentor.“Cynthia, the impressive work you did at LEAP and now with Pearl Certification stood out to us as truly worthy of our highest honor. The work being done at Pearl is changing the relationship between energy efficiency and real…See More
May 10
Diane Chojnowski left a comment for Pearl Home Certification
"Hi LIndsay, Welcome to Home Energy Pros Forum. Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos, and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place…"
May 10
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Contractor: general (new/remodel), Contractor: insulation, Contractor: HVAC, Non-governmental organization, Realtor
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Pearl Home Certification's Blog

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

Posted on August 7, 2018 at 11:30am 1 Comment

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,…

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Something New (Solar) and Something Old (Wood Stoves) get Jim’s Home to Pearl Gold

Posted on July 26, 2018 at 9:30am 2 Comments

Jim Pearl Gold home is so snug and energy efficient that in the winter he heats the home with wood and powers it entirely with solar panels.

Jim designed his new home in central Virginia with energy efficiency in mind. It’s very high performing with spray-in foam insulation, high-end windows and doors, excellent heating and cooling systems, an intentionally designed southwest orientation, and large overhangs on the…

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Press Release: HomeSmart International Joins the Pearl Broker Advantage Program

Posted on July 19, 2018 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

Vienna, Virginia and Scottsdale, Arizona – July 19, 2018 – Pearl Certification and HomeSmart International are proud to announce that HomeSmart Arizona has been accepted into Pearl’s prestigious Broker Advantage Program. HomeSmart is the first broker in Arizona to receive this distinction.

“HomeSmart agents work relentlessly each day to help their clients get maximum value for their homes,” stated Carol Perry, chief business development officer…

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Pearl’s CEO Receives the Industry’s Highest Award

Posted on May 10, 2018 at 9:00am 0 Comments

On April 24, 2018, Pearl CEO Cynthia Adams received the prestigious Linda Wigington Leadership Award at the 2018 National Home Performance Conference in Philadelphia, PA. Cynthia was introduced to the audience as a change agent, community advocate and industry mentor.

“Cynthia, the impressive work you did at LEAP and now with Pearl Certification stood out to us as truly worthy of our highest honor. The work being done at Pearl is changing the relationship between…

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At 8:49am on May 10, 2018, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi LIndsay,

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