This panel discusses home energy efficiency project financing options and incentives. Experts include Dr. Jennifer Languell, Founder and President of Trifecta Construction
Solutions. Dr. Languell has been a champion for green
building and sustainable design for nearly two decades. Dr. Languell
is one of the country's leading sustainability consultants and is
currently on the National Governors Association Policy Academy
on Advanced Energy Solutions. Dr. Languell is based in Ft. Meyers
Florida, and knows the challenges of energy efficiency in a hot, humid
Dr. Randall Cantrell, University of Florida Assistant Professor and
Extension Specialist in Housing and Community Development. His
main area of focus is on educating homeowners about how to increase
the energy and building performance of their home.
John Ferrari, LEED AP, BD+C, Vice President of Business Development
at EcoAsset Solutions. With over 20 years of global
business development experience, John most recently served as a co
-founder and CEO of DwellGreen, a leading franchisor in the building
performance management sector. John is also a LEED Accredited
Professional and a Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker.
Gary Cook, Account Executive for Progress Energy-Florida. Gary
oversees Progress Energy's "Home Advantage" program in the Pinellas
County area. The "Home Advantage" program is an incentive
program designed to encourage builders to build up to the ENERGYSTAR
level. Gary transferred into the "Energy Efficiency" department
where he works today with several builders in the Tampa
Jeremiah Rohr, Lead Instructor, Solar Source Institute, Largo.
Jeremiah's vast knowledge of manufacturing, engineering, construction
and project management makes him a valuable "one-stop-shop"
for questions about solar devices for saving energy.
Richard Duncan, Pinellas homeowner, recent Sustainable Floridian
Graduate and alternative energy practitioner. Richard has installed
both solar water heating and solar photovoltaic energy production
systems at his home. Richard will be able to address the
ins-and-outs of pursuing and obtaining alternative energy upgrades
to the home.
Samuel A. Moore is a project director at Planet Green Group, where he works on many large scale energy efficiency projects throughout the country.