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High Performance Green Home Verification, Energy Modeling, Building Science, ENERGY STAR, Sustainable Building Practices

Established 2005

High Performance Home Verification Services

Jay Hall and Associates (JHA) provides expert guidance on how to build high quality, high performing residential buildings.  This expertise is built upon the following experience:

  • 30 years of experience in the high performance buildings industry.
  • 15 years of experience as primary consultant to US EPA’s ENERGY STAR programs.
  • 12 years of experience as primary consultant to US Green Building Council’s LEED for Homes program.
  • 5 years of experience as International Certification Reviewer for USGBC’s LEED for Homes.  

Guiding Principles

  • Always provide highest level of professionalism and attention to the needs of each client and project.
  • “Green” is a common sense approach to designing and constructing better performing buildings.
  • “Green” is a better process that results in better performance (rather than just a checklist).
  • “Green” measures should be practical and highly cost-effective.
  • Third-party verification is a key part of green homes - ensuring that the quality of a green home greatly exceeds a conventional (code built) home.

Unparalleled Capabilities

  • Led the development of the LEED for Homes Rating System and the certification delivery system.
  • Deep knowledge of similarities and differences in national and regional green home / green building programs, with database of common green measures.
  • National expert in cost-effective green technologies and strategies, with database of best practices.
  • Development of custom green guidelines for large complex developments.
  • Expert building energy analyst / modeler

Core Competencies / Services Offered

  • Building Science and Green Building Education
  • Third Party Verification (Energy and Green Rater Services)
  • Consulting / Design Support / Energy Analysis
  • Custom Program Development and Implementation

Professional Credentials

  • USGBC LEED Faculty
  • LEED AP Homes
  • HERS Rater / ENERGY STAR Partner
  • LEED for Homes Green Rater
  • National Green Building Standard (ICC 700-2012)    Green Verifier

Green Program Experience

  • ENERGY STAR for Homes
  • LEED for Homes
  • National Green Building Standard (ICC 700)
  • Enterprise Green Communities

Recent Clients

  • Production Builders - including LENNAR Homes, Williamsburg Homes
  • High End Custom Buillders - including: Pyramid Homes, Lynbrook of Annapolis, Lundberg Builders, Maximus Properties
  • Multi-family Developers - including Preston-Scheffenaker, Telesis, 
  • US Green Building Council
  • Canada Green Building CouncilSouthface Energy InstitueEnergy Insnpectors
  • Energy Diagnostics
  • Alliance MEP Engineers
  • Belfor Restorations
  • Legacy Restorations
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Home Depot Foundation
  • MRIS
  • PEG
  • RESNET
  • many others

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