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August 8th Meeting – Home Energy Score

Save the Date: Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 

Location: The Blue Pheasant Restaurant, 22100 Stevens Creek Blvd. Cupertino.

This Month’s Dinner Education: DOE and The Home Energy Score

Brent Loya 

6:00 PM:   Education Roundtable led by Perry Farnum
An audience participation hour, with the goal to sharpen report writing skills.   The room discusses how they report conditions observed during an inspection.  The conditions are presented visually, pre-submitted comments are read and evaluated the room. Do the comments clearly identify the condition, locate it, describe it, define why it is an issue, and recommend what to do about it?  This is always a lively discussion and challenging session for inspectors new and old. 

This months report writing discussion: Moisture behind exterior window trim & deteriorated plumbing vent pipes at the roof.

Click Here To View This Months Report Writing Topics


7:00 PM:  Home Energy Score  led by Brent Loya

Brent Loya has a degree in Interior Design and helped form I.D. Energy. Brent serves as the Home Energy Score Program Manager. In January of 2018 he was awarded the U.S. Department Of Energy (DOE) Leadership Award for “Championing The Home Energy Score.” His company received the Innovation Award from the DOE in April 2018.

Brent will discuss The DOE’s Home Energy Score and the course his company provides both online and in a live classroom setting. Brent will describe what’s in an Energy Score, how to get your certification, and how to market a Home Energy Score to your clients. Don’t miss this chance to find out about a growing area of interest and potential business opportunity.


Upcoming Meetings

September – The hot Water Nerd (hot water heaters)

October – Solar Energy Panels


Dinner Menu and Pricing  

* Pre-ordered meals by 8am Tuesday morning to receive  a $5.00 discount

$40.00 for a pre-ordered non-member meal. ($45.00 if ordered at time of meeting.)

$35.00 for a pre-ordered PAID ASHI/CREIA SV CHAPTER member ($40.00 if ordered at time of meeting.)  

All dinners include mixed green garden fresh salad, potato or rice (depending on the item), fresh vegetables, French bread, coffee or tea and house made dessert.

Pasta Primavera РFresh Seasonal Vegetables Saut̩ed With Garlic, Fresh Herbs & White Wine Served Over Piping Hot Linguini.

Broiled Salmon – Fresh King Salmon broiled to perfection and topped with a fresh dill sauce.

Chicken Buona Donna – Sauteed boneless breast of chicken with prawns, roasted red peppers in a sherry wine sauce.

Broiled New York Steak – Tender New York Steak served with fresh sauteed mushrooms.

Hamburger – Whats to say, its a cheeseburger and fries.

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