Energy Efficiency & Conservation Consultants

 Rick’s Energy Solutions are Energy Conservation and Green Building Consultants who assist home owners, contractors and designers in the preparation and submission of California Title 24 energy conservation and Green Building compliance documents. We are certified Energy Star HERS Raters and are available for both residential and commercial energy audits in the San Francisco Bay Area including Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake, Marin and Napa Counties.

We also assist home owners, contractors and designers to prepare their plans and documents to build Certified GreenPoint Rated new homes and Certified GreenPoint Rated existing home remodels and additions.  We are certified CALGreen Special Inspectors who can help builders prepare their CALGreen Checklists and perform CALGreen Field Verification Inspections.

We can prepare the documentation required for obtaining the Energy Star rating on new homes as well as the documents required to be submitted to the IRS for tax rebates for energy conservation measures and photo voltaic renewable energy systems for new homes.  We are certified PHIUS+ Raters for Passive House projects and can help builders with the DOE Challenge Home certification.

We are HERS raters qualified to perform HERS verification of new home photo voltaic renewable energy systems and new home Title 24 Energy Conservation measures required for building permits, Energy Star rating and tax rebates.

We do Home Energy Audits and evaluate homes for their Green Building environmental impacts and their carbon footprint.

Rick’s Energy Solutions are …

Certified Energy Plans Examiners
Certified Energy Analysts
Certified Green Building Professionals
Certified GreenPoint Raters
Certified Home Energy Rating System Raters (HERS Raters)
Certified CALGreen Special Inspectors

Rick’s Energy Solutions are members of …

California Association of Building Energy Consultants (CABEC)
Build It Green
Efficiency First
International Code Council (ICC)
CalCERTs

Rick’s Energy Solutions Would Like to Introduce Our Staff:

Building Science Consultant
Rick Cowperthwaite, Building Science Consultant:
PHIUS+ Passive House Rater, HERS Rater, GreenPoint Rater, Certified Energy Plans Examiner, Certified Energy Analyst and Certified CALGreen Special Inspector.
Energy Consultant, CEPE, GreenPoint Rater & HERS Rater
Eric Moes, Energy Consultant, CEPE, GreenPoint Rater & HERS Rater
John Woodward, Certified GreenPoint Rater and CALGreen Special Inspector
John Woodward, Certified GreenPoint Rater and CALGreen Special Inspector