Rich the owner of Energy Master LI Building Consultants since 2013 and was a Building Performance Contractor certified by the Building Performance Institute (BPI) in shell, AC/Heat Pump and heating from 2005-2012, and performed energy audits for existing houses as well as upgrading them to reduce their energy cost by air sealing, insulation and replacing the heating systems. He is also a (HERS) rater and performs ratings on new construction buildings to Energy Star standards. He has been a home inspector for over 20 years and has inspected over 3000 residential and commercial buildings; and is also a New York State Building Code Enforcement Officer. He is a member of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) and has been on the board of USGBC-LI for the past 7 years and serves on the LEED for Homes committee and the Education committee, and holds the LEED-Homes AP Homes and BD&C certification, as well as a Green Rater certification and has been performing these services for several years. Rich is also a GPRO instructor for Fundamentals and Project Manager. Rich is also a Proctor for BPI, which enables him to provide the written and field test for candidate’s wishing to become certified BPI specialist. He currently does training and proctoring for BPI in the certifications of Building Analysis, Building Envelope, Heating, Air Conditioning & Heat Pumps, Energy Auditor and Quality Control Inspector, and sits on several BPI Technical Standards Committee. Rich was also trained by Canam Building Envelope Specialist to evaluate building envelopes on commercial buildings. He is currently teaching the GA and AP courses for USGBC-LI.