Using Pearl Certification to Bridge the gap between home energy and value - Free CE Webinar

Event Details

Using Pearl Certification to Bridge the gap between home energy and value - Free CE Webinar

Time: October 3, 2018 from 12pm to 1:15pm
Location: Webinar Online
Website or Map:…
Event Type: webinar, ceus
Organized By: Brett Little
Latest Activity: Sep 26, 2018

Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)

Event Description

In this webinar, “The Power of the Pearl Connection”, Pearl Certification’s Cynthia Adams, CEO and Robin LeBaron, COO, will explain the Pearl Advantage Network and how it’s working for contractors, brokers, builders, and real estate agents. We’ll talk about the general challenges of getting energy efficiency and renewables into the real estate transaction AND how Pearl has innovated a solution to overcome that barrier.

Continuing Education Units (CEUS) 1 hour in

Green Building Certificate Institute (GBCI)
Building Performance Institute (BPI) NonWholeHouse
American Institute of Architects - AIA (HSW)
Certified Green Professional (NARI & CGP)
Certified GreenHome Professional (CGHP)
State Architect / Builder License may be applicable

Lessons Learned

Articulate the growing value of energy efficient and healthy homes in real estate transactions.
Review basic home energy improvements that improve occupant welfare
Understand safe ways to measure home energy conservation
See where to get more resources to implement home valuations in conservation

Session sponsor:

Panasonic Ventilation - Everything you need for healthier homes

Instructor: Cynthia Adams & Robin LeBaron

Before co-founding Pearl, Cynthia Adams served as the Executive Director of the Local Alliance Energy Program (LEAP), an award-winning non-profit organization based in Charlottesville, Virginia that helped thousands of Virginia homeowners improve the energy efficiency, health, and comfort of their homes. Cynthia also helped found and is Past Chair of the Virginia Energy Efficiency Council, a non-profit industry organization the promotes energy efficiency throughout the state. She was appointed by Governor McAuliffe in 2013 to the Virginia Energy Council and to the Governor’s Executive Committee on Energy Efficiency in 2014. She was also elected to the national Governance Board of Efficiency First. Cynthia previously served as co-founder of Stone/Metal/Wood, a design-build construction firm that built energy efficient, green homes in McCall, Idaho. She has a Masters in English from Virginia Polytechnic University and in a previous life taught American Literature and Business Writing at JMU and Virginia Tech.

Before co-founding Pearl, Robin served for five years as the Managing Director of the National Home Performance Council, a national non-profit organization created to promote energy efficiency upgrades in U.S. homes. He co-authored a guide for the U.S. Department of Energy on effective policies that energy efficiency programs can use to promote residential energy efficiency. He also coordinated the National Efficiency Screening Project, a national initiative to improve the accuracy of the way utility commissions evaluate utility energy efficiency programs, and served as the chair of a committee that created national energy efficiency data standards. Robin previously served as the executive director of Hope Community, Inc., a non-profit based in East Harlem, New York that built and managed 1,200 units of affordable housing, including the first affordable LEED Silver multi-family buildings in New York City. In a previous life, he received a Ph.D. in Anthropology New School for Social Research, taught anthropology, and supported a team of Argentine forensic anthropologists.

Comment Wall


RSVP for Using Pearl Certification to Bridge the gap between home energy and value - Free CE Webinar to add comments!

Join Home Energy Pros Forum

Attending (1)

Latest Activity

Emily Ambrose posted a blog post
6 hours ago
Ralph Kaden is now a member of Home Energy Pros Forum
6 hours ago
Alfie Davis posted a blog post

Executing your first trade in the Forex market

The most intense thing to do is to place the first live trade on Forex. While many people will find…See More
13 hours ago
Andrew Aliferis joined Don Fugler's group

Kitchen Ventilation

In many homes, cooking is the largest indoor source of air pollutants. Exposures can be higher in…See More
14 hours ago
Andrew Aliferis joined Bob Krell's group

Healthy Indoors (IAQ)

The Healthy Indoors group is focused on indoor air quality (IAQ), mold, moisture control, radon,…See More
14 hours ago
John White posted a blog post

HVAC Airflow Problems: Things You Should Know

Over time, HVAC airflow problems can develop in your air conditioner due to the lack of periodic…See More
19 hours ago
Groupe EGR posted a status
Groupe EGR posted a status

© 2019   Created by Building Performance Association   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service