Free press releases distribution network?

More news: Energy
Agency / Source: Southern Energy Management

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!



Southern Energy Management Unveils ecoHOME Program to Encourage Energy Efficient New Homes - New rating program designed to simplify the way builders can make new homes more efficient, comfortable and healthy - buildecohome.com / Southern-Energy.com
Southern Energy Management Unveils ecoHOME Program to Encourage Energy Efficient New Homes

 

PRZOOM - /newswire/ - Morrisville, NC, United States, 2012/07/26 - New rating program designed to simplify the way builders can make new homes more efficient, comfortable and healthy - buildecohome.com / Southern-Energy.com.

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Energy Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Builders have a new option designed to make implementing energy efficiency improvements more efficient, through "ecoHOME," a program developed by Southern Energy Management (SEM). For years, builders have been adapting to changes from various other programs that are becoming more specialized and, often, more complicated. The purpose of ecoHOME is to simplify procedural requirements while maximizing the home's health, comfort and energy efficiency.

ecoHOME"Builders love being able to prove to their customers that a home will help them save money on utility bills. At the same time, though, they have been telling us they don't like having to comply with a long list of checklist items, whether or not every single one of those actually helps in the long run," said Building Performance Operations Director Michael Peaden. "By building ecoHOME Qualified Homes, builders can achieve those efficiency standards with a little leniency from requirements."

Instead of strict adherence to a system of rigid checklist requirements, SEM's building performance team uses a more builder-friendly formula that combines the RESNET Home Energy Rating System (HERS) with common sense energy efficiency, water efficiency and indoor air quality requirements. Once a HERS Rater determines the home meets the prescriptive program requirements (typically a score of 75 or lower on the HERS index), he or she issues an ecoHOME certificate to the builder that they can then use to market the house to potential buyers. The reasoning behind this approach is that every home is unique, and this system gives builders the freedom to implement efficiency strategies that work best for their specific homes.

Since its conception in September of 2011 and through its implementation in April of 2012, more than 100 homes in North Carolina have already earned ecoHOME certifications. Initially, SEM offered the ecoHOME program as a beta test for five local custom homebuilders and one production builder; based on an extremely positive response, the company decided to make it available to all builders everywhere. Programs like LEED, ENERGY STAR, WaterSense and the NAHB National Green Building Standard have laid the foundation; Southern Energy Management wants ecoHOME to continue in that tradition. SEM expects many builders who might otherwise drop improvements in home energy efficiency will embrace ecoHOME due to the ease with which it can be implemented effectively.

For more information, visit the ecoHOME website at buildecoHOME.com. Homeowners can visit the consumer-focused ecoHOME page at getecoHOME.com/.

About Southern Energy Management
Southern Energy Management (southern-energy.com) is a North Carolina-based sustainable energy company offering energy efficiency, green building and turn-key solar services for homeowners, builders, and business owners across the Southeast. A certified B Corp, SEM's two-part mission is to improve the way people make and use energy and to build a prosperous company that supports people and the planet. SEM was founded in a living room in Raleigh in 2001, and is now consistently recognized as an industry leader both locally and nationally. It is among a small handful of companies in the U.S. to earn the national 2012 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award for being named Partner of the Year six consecutive times. SEM was named a CED NC Company to Watch in 2011 and received the 2011 City of Raleigh Environmental Stewardship Award and the 2010 Green Jobs Award from SJF Institute & Green For All.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Energy Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Agency / Source: Southern Energy Management

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick PRZOOM - Press & Newswire Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Energy articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


Southern Energy Management Unveils ecoHOME Program to Encourage Energy Efficient New Homes

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name PRZOOM - Press & Newswire and LINK as the source.
 
  For more information, please visit:
Is this your article? Activate ALL web links by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!
|
Contact: Chris Cowperthwaite - Southern-Energy.com 
919-836-0330 chris[.]southern-energy.com
 
PRZOOM / PRTODAY - Newswire Today disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any Southern Energy Management securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Energy via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!




Read Latest Press Releases From Southern Energy Management / Company Profile


Read Energy Most Recent Related Press Releases:

ENGIE and Statoil Agree on the Renegotiation of Their Long-term Gas Supply Contracts
ENGIE and AES Andres Leverage Core Strengths to Provide Reliable and Competitive LNG Supply in the Caribbean
Power Costs, Inc. (PCI) and GE Power Collaborate to Link Energy Operations with Energy Trading for End-to-End Machine to Market Software Solutions
GE Oil & Gas Signs Agreement with TAG GmbH to Install New Tuning Maintenance (TUMAS) Software on Entire Fleet of Gas Turbines
ENGIE Announces Two New Major Collaborations to Foster New Innovative Green Gas Production Methods Across Europe
Enel Inaugurates Apiacás Hydropower Complex in Brazil
Steam and Gas Turbine Manufacturers Realign Strategies to Harness Growth Opportunities within Clean Power Generation
Enel Starts Construction of Peru’s Largest Solar PV Plant
GE and Maersk Drilling to Pilot Marine Digital Transformation
SolarWinds to Join the Discussion on Interoperable IT Management for Defense Forces at AFCEA’s TechNet Asia-Pacific 2016

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
 
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business
Find business coaching, life coaching, executive coaching and corporate coaching, best selling coaching books, ...



PREMIUM Members


Visit  Triggr & Bloom

Visit  NAKIVO, Inc.

Visit  La Bella Bakery Artisan Bakery Arizona







 
  ©2016 PRZOOM — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About PRZOOM | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneur newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today