Green Building Science Certification, LLC Announces its Co-founder, Ben Sutterfield, has Accepted Position of Director, Field Operations with SCG Energy

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-Green Building Science Certification, LLC (GBSC) announced the appointment of Ben Sutterfield, Co-founder of Green Building Science Certification, LLC, to Director, Field Operations in an effort to staff SCG Energy's national weatherization division.

Through BPI Certification, construction professionals can create new revenue sources by conducting energy audits and performing weatherization services for homeowners and businesses.

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Green Building Science Certification, LLC (GBSC) announced the appointment of Ben Sutterfield, Co-founder of Green Building Science Certification, LLC, to Director, Field Operations in an effort to staff SCG Energy 's national weatherization division.

Ben Sutterfield is a nationally recognized expert in green building science and provides a range of certification courses, including Building Analyst, Envelope Professional, and BPI for HERS Raters at GBSC. Accredited by the Building Performance Institute, he equips individuals and construction industry professionals with the skills and proficiency to perform energy audits and high quality weatherization and retrofit services.

SCG Energy is expanding national operations to produce energy from renewable sources such as geothermal energy, wind energy, solar energy and hydropower in addition to offering the newest lighting technology, Magnetic Induction lighting for residential and commercial, and fast growing, renewable tree farming. The mission of SCG is closely aligned with the national interest in securing our future by:

  •     Creating a cleaner atmosphere through the reduction in emission of global warming gases
  •     Lowering household and corporate energy costs
  •     Creating new jobs in the agricultural, manufacturing and service industries that will emerge to meet the new demand for renewable energy
  •     Reduce our dependence on oil

In conjunction with the expansion into clean energy production, SCG is creating a national weatherization subsidiary to retrofit residential homes and commercial buildings to conserve energy.

Creating Jobs in Renewable Energy

In partnership with SCG Energy, Green Building Science Certification is creating new jobs through a job placement program for professionals receiving BPI certification in GBSC national training programs. Sutterfield expects to provide training and job placement for SCG Energy weatherization crews in 25 cities by May of 2011, and expand into 50 more cities by December of 2012.

"Through BPI Certification, construction professionals can create new revenue sources by conducting energy audits and performing weatherization services for homeowners and businesses. We're empowering people with new skills and the jobs to put them back to work,” says Sutterfield. "I will maintain my position with GBSC and continue to develop and train energy auditors under the BPI protocols for GBSC.”

About Green Building Science Certification

Green Building Science Certification, LLC is a leading provider of energy audit training to individuals and construction industry professionals. BPI accredited professional certification courses and ASHI accredited continuing education programs are offered throughout the US.

About SCG Energy

SCG Energy is headquartered in Dallas, Texas focusing on advanced clean, renewable energy. The company's mission is to be a leader in breaking the cycle of America's dependence on foreign oil and promote the research and use of profitable, clean energy solutions to secure a healthier and sustainable future for our 'next' generations. http://www.SCGenergy.us.

For more information, contact Ben Sutterfield, PI, BA, EP, CSP. Green Building Science Certification, 866-247-7271, http://www.GBSCertification.com.

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