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Emily Beierle

About Emily Beierle

Emily Beierle-O'Brien is a Program Management Associate at Build It Green and works closely with the Home Upgrade Program to ensure quality and accuracy within the program implementation. She is passionate about green building and sustainable living.

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LUX Smart Thermostat Promotion and Summer Savings

Build It Green has partnered with LUX Smart Thermostats to provide wholesale pricing on KONO and GEO models. In addition, through 9/30/19, you can receive an additional 10% off with a summer savings discount. If you are interested in ordering these models, simply sign page 8 of the Terms and Agreements form. The agreement details […]

Why Advertising is Important During HVAC Slow Seasons

One of the biggest mistakes a company can make is assuming that HVAC slow seasons are times when you should lower or eliminate your marketing budget. You need to stay top-of-mind with your customers all year long, irrespective of the season. To do this, you need to keep your advertising efforts consistent throughout the year […]

PG&E Energy Education On-Demand Classes

We know you’re busy, and so does PG&E. Classes aren’t always scheduled at convenient times for contractors, so PG&E has a library of On-Demand classes that you can take any time. Here’s a sampling of the 40+ On-Demand classes PG&E offers: Air-Sealing for an Efficient New Home Attic-Roof Insulation and Air Sealing Best Practices in […]

Protecting Customers’ Data

You are legally, if not morally, obligated to treat your customers’ private personal data respectfully and fairly. But protecting customer privacy need not be a drain on your company. Done wisely, it can create customer goodwill and even lift sales while reducing business and legal risks. Such a strategy involves more than securing a network […]

Building Leakage Calculator Available

For a helpful resource, Build It Green has created a Building Leakage Calculator (BLC) to assist in calculating estimated leakage reductions. This calculator will provide targets based on .35, 0.5 ACHn. Feel free to contact desktopqareview@builditgreen.org if you have any questions. More information about using the calculate can be found in the 2019 Job Submission […]

Managing Your Business

Managing your business can be stressful, and leading others can add to that stress. If you are not conscientious of how your are projecting yourself as a leader, it can result in poor productivity and disorganization. Below are 20 ways to lead your team to a better place and promote a culture that embraces collaboration, […]

HPHI (Ultimate Comfort) Brochure Available

We now have a High Performance HVAC Installation (HPHI) customer brochure available. Contractors performing HPHI installations can provide the brochure to customers to help them understand the benefits of a properly-sized system. Contact your Account Manager to get your customized HPHI brochures today! Not yet able to offer HPHI Installations? Learn more about offering HPHI […]

#NiceWork Greiner – Achieving 15%-30% Air Sealing Target Reduction

Through a visual inspection of the building envelope and ongoing blower door testing, BIG staff provided specific ‘good-better-best’ strategies for Greiner to achieve 15%-30% air sealing targets. We also discussed specific applications of air sealing materials and the need for installing mechanical ventilation when the air changes at natural per hour are .35 or less. […]

New Portal Live; Job Submission Videos Available

In order to help you navigate the new portal, we’ll be posting tutorials walking you through the submission process. The 2019 Job Submission Guide is available as a resource in the Document Library under Submitting Jobs. Your account manager will also be scheduling time to go through the new portal and answer any questions you […]

Changes to Whole House Combustion Appliance Safety Test Procedure, NGAT Action Guidelines, and Make Safe Procedure

What will happen: Whole House Combustion Appliance Safety Test Procedure, NGAT Action Guidelines, and Make Safe Procedure have changed for the 2019 program year. Please read through the updated documents and update your processes accordingly in the field, as soon as possible. When it will happen: April 1, 2019: Updated field processes should be fully […]

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