May29
RI COMMERCIAL ENERGY CODE WEBINARS
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National Grid's Energy Code Technical Support provides Rhode Island code officials, builders, subcontractors, and design professionals with free energy code trainings and support.

Please join us for free webinars that provide a deeper dive into the Commercial Energy Codes including Lighting, Lighting Controls and Other Electrical Provisions; and Introduction to Building Commissioning.

For more information, visit: RI Commercial Energy Code Webinars

Resister for each sessions by clicking the links below:

June 2, 2020 9:00 AM-11:00 AM Lighting, Lighting Controls and Other Electrical Provisions

June 4, 2020 9:00 AM-11:00 AM Introduction to Building Commissioning

May08
BUILDING ENERGY CODE TECHNICAL SUPPORT
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Do you or your project team have questions about the latest energy code? Call the toll-free number at 1-855-343-0105 or our office at 401-273-1935 to request free technical support on the Commercial Energy Code from Stephen Turner Inc. Others are available to help with Residential Energy Code questions. You can submit your question, request a free site visit, and guidance from our team to keep your project moving forward. For more information, visit nationalgridus.com and eventbrite.com

As part of the Rhode Island Code Compliance Enhancement Initiative, Stephen Turner Inc. is working with CLEAResult to offer the Code Compliance Circuit Rider program. The following commercial energy code trainings will be provided this year through GoToWebinar. We will post the webinar schedule details soon.

  • Commercial Energy Code & Rhode Island Stretch Code Requirements - Building Commissioning (three modules)
    • Module#1 – RI Commercial Energy Code and Introduction to Building Commissioning June 4, 2020 9:00 AM-11:00 AM. To register, visit register.gotowebinar.com
    • Module#2 – RI Commercial Energy Code and Intermediate Building Commissioning
    • Module#3 – RI Commercial Energy Code and Advanced Building Commissioning)
  • Commercial Energy Code - Overview
  • Commercial Energy Code - Envelope & Building Science
  • Commercial Energy Code - Mechanical Provisions

May07
STEPHEN TURNER INC. BECOMES A CERTIFIED COMMISSIONING FIRM (CCF)
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The Building Commissioning Certification Board (BCCB) has granted Stephen Turner Inc. the official designation of a Certified Commissioning Firm (CCF)!

Ten years of hard work, dedication, and communication between Stephen Turner Inc. team members and our clients, has led to this proud moment. We appreciate the recognition as a Designee from both the Building Commissioning Association (BCxA) and the BCCB, and are looking forward to the increased commissioning opportunities that this esteemed designation will bring.

Apr20
BUILDING SYSTEMS AND COVID-19
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What are some possible ways to protect your building’s occupants from the spread of contaminants? In this presentation delivered to the Connecticut Green Bank’s Multifamily Peer-to-Peer Network, Stephen Turner outlines three principles for improving indoor air quality with HVAC systems. Depending on the results of research into the novel coronavirus, understanding these principles may help you prepare your building for post-pandemic life.

The presentation may be found on Youtube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6pD6ym135I

Mar20
NO-COST TECHNICAL SUPPORT FOR COVID-19 INDOOR AIR QUALITY CONCERNS
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Summary Points:

  • Indoor air quality improvements in existing institutional and commercial buildings may help reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission
  • Possible ventilation improvement measures are HEPA or upgraded filters in air handlers, increased ventilation rates in air handlers, demand-controlled ventilation adjustments, opening windows, and thoughtful allocation of space use relative to existing ventilation systems and provisions
  • The building systems experts at Stephen Turner Inc. are available for no-cost consultations with commercial building owners to help explore possible improvements to the ventilation systems in their buildings

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Feb05
GOOD NEWS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT FROM 2019 – WAIT, WHAT? PART 2
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The second in a series of four parts to encourage those experiencing eco-anxiety.

Part 2: Coal Dropped by Reinsurance Industry

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Jan27
GOOD NEWS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT FROM 2019 – WAIT, WHAT? PART 1
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The first in a series of four parts to encourage those feeling eco-depressed.

Part 1: Stratospheric Ozone

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Dec12
SEASON'S GREETINGS FROM STEPHEN TURNER INC.
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Nov05
STEPHEN TURNER INC. BUILDING RHODE ISLAND’S WORKFORCE WITH ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROGRAMS
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Last week, Stephen Turner sat on the Industry Innovation Panel in the public forum​ on “Building Rhode Island’s Workforce with Energy Efficiency Programs” hosted by the Rhode Island Energy Efficiency and Resource Management Council (EERMC) to discuss how energy efficiency is contributing to RI's economy through job creation and energy savings.

By engaging in dialog about adapting to a changing industry in light of new policies and incentives, and training and retaining new and incumbent workers, we begin to understand the challenges and opportunities at the intersection of workforce and energy.