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Certifications

Green Choice Consulting is an Energy Vanguard Certified HERS RaterHoward Katzman is an Energy Vanguard Certified HERS Rater.  Click here to learn more.

 

 

RESNET Certified HERS Rater: RESNET (Residential Energy Services Network), is the premier certifying organization for home energy raters and home energy auditors in the country. With an emphasis on new construction, RESNET certified HERS Raters (HERS is short for Home Energy Rating System) analyze each element a of home that may contribute to energy waste or energy inefficiencies. Howard Katzman is a RESNET Certified HERS Rater.

earthcraft logoEarthCraft Technical Advisor: The EarthCraft green building certification program was developed in 1999 by the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association and Southface as a green building designation specific to the unique conditions of homes in the southeastern United States. Howard Katzman of Building Performance Consulting is an EarthCraft Professional qualified to help builders and remodelers achieve EarthCraft certification for single family and multi-family residential buildings.

EarthCraft Multi-Family:  Howard Katzman can certify your low-rise and mid-rise multifamily projects, both new construction and renovation. More developers and multifamily project owners are opting for EarthCraft certification. Reasons include helping achieve low income housing tax credits and tenant retention. EarthCraft multifamily standards include many sustainability factors, including building performance, comfort, affordability, building durability and indoor air quality. Often achieving the desired certification level requires evaluating trade-offs in various packages of measures. Howard Katzman, with over 30 years of construction experience, understands the constraints and demands of the building process and recommends practical solutions.

earthcents contractorGeorgia Power Participating Contractor: The Georgia Power Home Energy Improvement program offers up to $2,575 in rebates for homeowners who choose to undergo a "whole house" energy efficiency improvement project on their home. As an Assessment Only contractor, Building Performance Consulting can help you take advantage of these incentives while improving your home's comfort, energy efficiency, and indoor air quality.  Check out Georgia Power's comprehensive home energy assessment brochure.