Here are past webinars and materials from Home Energy Score.
March 17, 2016: Enhance Your Home Inspection Business with Home Energy Score
Using DOE's free Home Energy Score, home inspectors can provide a miles-per-gallon type rating to their clients. By offering the rating and accompanying recommendations for efficiency improvements, home inspectors can help clients become eligible for mortgage incentives from FHA. Joan Glickman, Home Energy Score program manager, hosted two webinars that described the basics of the Home Energy Score, how it can add value to home inspection businesses, and how to access the training and tool. Watch the video. Text version of the audio.
February 3, 2016: Know the Score: Hear the Latest on Home Energy Score from DOE and Utility Partners
As part of efforts to recruit new Partners, Home Energy Score hosted a webinar for utilities. Joan Glickman, Home Energy Score Program Manager, outlined the basics of the program and the specific features that make Home Energy Score beneficial to utilities. Guest speakers from New Jersey Natural Gas and The United Illuminating Company shared how the Home Energy Score added value to their residential energy efficiency programs. Watch the video or download a copy of the presentation. Text version of the audio.
March 4, 2015: Home Energy Score Update: New Simulation Training & Requirements for Assessors
In an effort to improve Assessor training and broaden the pool of candidates eligible to score homes, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) developed a 3D Simulation training and testing tool to train building professionals on using the Home Energy Scoring Tool. In this webinar, Joan Glickman, DOE’s Home Energy Score Program Manager, provides an update on the overall program and introduces the new Assessor training platform. Glenn Dickey, of SRA, reviews the new acceptable minimum qualifications for Home Energy Score Assessors, and provides a live demonstration of the new 3D Simulation Training that will be available to all candidate Assessors going forward. Watch the video or download a copy of the presentation. Text version of the audio.
January 14, 2014: Home Energy Score Program Update and New Scoring Tool Release
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Home Energy Score program released its first major update to the Scoring Tool in December 2013. After more than a year of implementation and feedback from Partners, DOE made significant improvements to the Scoring Tool’s calculation methodology, user interface, and its ability to motivate homeowner investment in energy improvements. In this webinar, Joan Glickman, U.S. Department of Energy’s Home Energy Score Program Manager, provided an overview of the program, including lessons learned to date and the latest new developments. She also highlighted the updates to the Scoring Tool and how utilities, states and local governments, and others can use it to support residential energy efficiency goals. Watch the video or download a copy of the presentation. Text version of the audio.
July 30, 2013: Home Energy Score Program Overview for the American Gas Association
U.S. DOE is getting ready to launch a new version of the Home Energy Scoring Tool, building on lessons learned and feedback received during the last year of nationwide program implementation. Participants on this webinar had the opportunity to engage with DOE, view a demo of the Scoring Tool, and learn about the plans for its future. Joan Glickman, Home Energy Score Program Manager, was joined by Home Energy Score Partner New Jersey Natural Gas, who has completed more than 2,300 scores to date. The webinar is geared specifically to natural gas utilities' interests. Watch the video or download a copy of the presentation. Text version of the audio.
July 23, 2012: Home Energy Score Program Update
In this webinar, Joan Glickman, U.S. DOE Home Energy Score Program Manager, provides an update on the Home Energy Score program. The national program began its first phase of implementation in June 2012 and is actively recruiting Home Energy Score Partners and scoring homes. The webinar includes a status update on the program, information for interested Partners, and a brief overview of the analysis of data collected during the Pilot program. Watch the video or download a copy of the presentation. Text version of the audio.
July, 24, 2012: Home Energy Score Pilot Analysis
From November 2010 to July 2011, the Home Energy Score program engaged with 10 Pilot Partners to run a yearlong pilot program to test the accuracy of the Scoring Tool and gather Assessor and homeowner feedback. In this webinar, Joan Glickman, U.S. DOE Home Energy Score Program Manager, reports on the findings from the pilot analysis. Watch the video or download a copy of the presentation. Text version of the audio.
September 6, 2011: Post-Pilot Update
This webinar provides an update about progress made in implementing Home Energy Score in pilot locations across the country. Watch the recorded webinar (text version of the audio) and Q&A session (text version of the audio) that fields common questions about Home Energy Score.
April 9, 2011: energyNOW! Video Spotlight
This energyNOW! video segment provides an overview of Home Energy Score with a focus on the Charlottesville, Virginia, pilot testing program. Watch the video.
November 19, 2010: Save Money with the Home Energy Score
In this video, former Assistant Secretary of EERE, Cathy Zoi, describes the Home Energy Score Program, which offers homeowners and buyers an easy and economical way to get a credible home energy assessment, with customized advice on how to save energy and money on home utility bills. Watch the video. Text version of the audio.
November 17, 2010: Home Energy Score Launch
Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced the launch of the Home Energy Score Pilot program on November 9, 2010. This webinar provides an overview of the initial program and answers stakeholder questions posed during the session. View the presentation or listen to the recording. Text version of the audio.