A Conversation with Energy Vanguard

June is National Healthy Homes month – and with the current crisis, homeowners are showing a renewed, growing interest in healthy, virus-free homes. As a result, there is a LOT of information out there about how to address these concerns, and trying to navigate through it all can be challenging and overwhelming. In this webinar, we spoke with Energy Vanguard’s Allison Bailes and Jeffrey Sauls about practical ways to help your customers create healthier homes they feel good about living in. Allison and Jeffrey discussed what works and what doesn’t when it comes to indoor air quality (IAQ) measures including filtration, UV lights, and more.

This special event was hosted live on June 16, 2020 – but you can still view the entire webinar video and presentation slides below. You can also watch and learn more about all of the past and future webinars in Pearl’s educational webinar series.

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About the Presenters:

Allison Bailes, Founder, Energy Vanguard

Allison Bailes founded and runs Energy Vanguard, a small firm that does residential HVAC design, building science consulting, training, and quality assurance.  He also writes the Energy Vanguard Blog, which gets millions of views each year. He has built a high-performance home out of structural insulated panels, run a home performance company, and worked as regional manager for the EarthCraft House green building program.  Having earned a PhD in physics from the University of Florida, he has a strong background in the science underlying the growing field of building science.  He is on the board of directors for the Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) and a member of ASHRAE.  And he is a juggler and a skier as well as having the honor of being the only man included in Who’s Who of American Women.

Jeffery Sauls, COO, Energy Vanguard

Jeffrey is an experienced home energy efficiency professional who provides building science consulting and training, along with managing the day to day operations of Energy Vanguard. His primary focus is Consulting, HVAC Design and energy/water efficiency ratings via the FHBA Certified Ratings Program.

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About Our Sponsor: BPA

The Building Performance Association is a membership-driven 501(c)6 industry association dedicated to advancing the home and building performance industry. Built upon three decades of experience, the Association is well-positioned to provide industry support through key areas including advocacy, education, programs, networking, publications, and community. We represent almost 10,000 members who work to deliver improved energy efficiency, health, safety, and environmental performance to people in their homes across the United States and Canada.


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