Rick's Energy Solutions

Rick’s Energy Solutions are Energy Conservation and Green Building Consultants who assist home owners, contractors and designers in the preparation and submission of California Title 24 energy conservation and Green Building compliance documents. We are certified Energy Star HERS Raters and are available for both residential and commerical energy audits in the San Francisco Bay Area including Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake, Marin and Napa Counties.

We also assist home owners, contractors and designers to prepare their plans and documents to build Certified GreenPoint Rated new homes and Certified GreenPoint Rated existing home remodels and additions.  We are certified CALGreen Special Inspectors who can help builders prepare their CALGreen Checklists and perform CALGreen Field Verification Inspections.

We can prepare the documentation required for obtaining the Energy Star rating on new homes as well as the documents required to be submitted to the IRS for tax rebates for energy conservation measures and photo voltaic renewable energy systems for new homes.  We are certified PHIUS+ Raters for Passive House projects and can help builders with the DOE Challenge Home certification.

We are HERS raters qualified to perform HERS verification of new home photo voltaic renewable energy systems and new home Title 24 Energy Conservation measures required for building permits, Energy Star rating and tax rebates.

We do Home Energy Audits and evaluate homes for their Green Building environmental impacts and their carbon footprint.

Rick’s Energy Solutions are …

  • Certified Energy Plans Examiners
  • Certified Energy Analysts
  • Certified Green Building Professionals
  • Certified GreenPoint Raters
  • Certified Home Energy Rating System Raters (HERS Raters)
  • Certified CALGreen Special Inspectors

Rick’s Energy Solutions are members of …

  • California Association of Building Energy Consultants (CABEC)
  • Build It Green
  • Efficiency First
  • International Code Council (ICC)
  • CalCERTs

Contact Rick's Energy Solutions

Rick Cowperthwaite
Certified Green Building Professional CGPR, CEA, CEPE & HERS Rater
1523 Cavendish Ave.
Santa Rosa, California  95401
Phone: (707) 578-5380
Cell Phone: (707) 529-2570


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Lake County, California
  • Marin County, California
  • Mendocino County, California
  • Napa County, California
  • Sonoma County, California

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