Meet Great New Member: CleanFiber

CleanFiber (formerly known as UltraCell Insulation) was conceived by veteran cellulose installers in Maine, who saw dwindling supplies of newsprint as a threat to their livelihood. So, they decided to do something about it and nine years later, CleanFiber was commercially launched.  Engineered with the installer and environment in mind, CleanFiber is an all borate,…

Construction Jobs Significant in U.S. Energy Efficiency Employment E4TheFuture/ Pat Stanton

Construction Jobs Significant in U.S. Energy Efficiency Employment POSTED SEPTEMBER 26, 2018 BY E4TheFuture by Pat Stanton Since early September, I have been eager to share findings from our recently released Energy Efficiency Jobs in America report. One key fact that surfaced is the importance of construction work in the energy efficiency (EE) industry. Overall, 2.25 million Americans are employed…

New Report from E4TheFuture…Veterans Rock Energy Efficiency Jobs

  Veterans Rock Energy Efficiency Jobs POSTED SEPTEMBER 14, 2018 BY E4TheFuture | CAREERS, JOBS, NATIONAL by Pat Stanton Every workday, 2.25 million American energy efficiency professionals are on the job.[i] Many install insulation and advanced building controls and improve HVAC systems. Their work isn’t always recognized, but I strongly believe that it should be! For starters, energy efficiency (EE) cuts waste and…

Panasonic is reinventing venting

Panasonic is reinventing venting while helping Maryland home builders meet code Believe it or not, a ventilation fan’s listed airflow may not mean much. Despite the advertised CFM, testing by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory shows nearly half of all installed ventilation fans fail the required airflow standards outlined in ASHRAE 62.2. That’s a lot of…