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Andy Shapiro - President for Life, Energy Balance, Inc.

With a B.A. in engineering from Brown University, Andy Shapiro, through his company Energy Balance, Inc, has been providing energy consulting and design services to a wide variety of clients since 1988. He works with homeowners, architects, engineers and builders, as well as towns, landlords, non-profit housing organizations, and electric utilities. Services range from house-doctoring to sustainable building design and include research projects as well as utility program design and impact evaluation. He is the author of The Homeowners Complete Guide to Add-On Solar Greenhouses and Sunspaces (Rodale Press, 1985). He became VEEP’s energy scientist in 1994. Shapiro provides a level of technical expertise unusual in classrooms and along with Barhydt is helping to enhance science teaching in New England schools. Andy lives in Montpelier.

Andy is teaching:

Building Energy Analytics: Measuring and Understanding Building Energy Use

Design and install an energy monitoring system. Collect and analyze the data. Create reports and troubleshoot based on real numbers. These are the foundational skills required to apply all building science to the real world.

Building Energy Analytics Case Study

In this lecture, Andy Shapiro will ask and answer questions relative to understanding how well a new, small, well insulated house is performing on energy use and temperature control...