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High Performance Builder and Site Supervisor Certifications Earned at this Year’s EEBA Summit

Many took advantage of new certification opportunities and proved their knowledge in building science and high performance construction methods.

High Performance Builder and Site Supervisor Certifications Earned at this Year’s EEBA Summit

In addition to some great sessions at this year’s High Performance Home Summit, we also offered the opportunity for attendees to earn the High Performance Builder and Site Supervisor certifications.

6 individuals joined Gord Cooke, Andy Oding and Mike Barcik to earn their EEBA High Performance Builder Certification after successfully completing Houses That Work, High Performance Mechanicals, and the HERS Associate. Each attendee took and passed the required test for each of the three courses. Congratulations to the following people who earned their High Performance Builder Certification:

Roy Birney - Thrive Home Builders

Matt Bohannon – R.E.S. Contracting

Richard Fayad – QC Manufacturing

Jason Hoyle - Thrive Home Builders

Jacie Jeffrey - Thrive Home Builders

Andy Llora – QC Manufacturing

Adrion Marti - Thrive Home Builders

Ricardo Schobert – QC Manufacturing

Dane Stevenson – QC Manufacturing

Greg Van Dam – Dwell Well


“Thrive Home Builders is excited about the EEBA Site Supervisor and High Performance Builder Certifications,” says Bill Rectanus, Vice President of Operations. “These certifications give our team the basic building science and project management training they need to build our high performance homes. They also provide Thrive an opportunity to give our team valued industry certifications that they can carry with them throughout their career. We are proud to have several of the first EEBA certifications be earned by members of our Thrive team.”


EEBA is also pleased to announce that 17 people earned the EEBA Site Supervisor Certification, led by Michael Baechler, proving their knowledge in the processes and best practices of building science for residential construction projects.

Manal Balaa - Thrive Home Builders

Kevin Brozyna – Insight Homes

Shannon Bryant – Prairie View A&M University

Bennett Doherty – Middlebury College

David Eis - Thrive Home Builders

Tony Grahame – Pensacola State College

David Kendall - Thrive Home Builders

Adrion Marti - Thrive Home Builders

Evan Matthews - Thrive Home Builders

Tim Nyquist – Nyquist Building Science

Chris Petroskas – Center for Energy & Environment

Ron Stafford - Thrive Home Builders

Cynthia Suarez-Harris – Prairie View A&M University

Travis Taylor - Thrive Home Builders

Ledell Thomas - Prairie View A&M University

Tim Vargas – Mandalay Homes

John Wooldridge – Insight Homes


Congratulations to everyone! We had one attendee pass a certification exam, but fail to legibly write their name on the test. If you believe this could be you, please contact with an example of your signature.

Our final educational sessions of 2018 are taking place in the next couple of months in Portland (November 8), Charleston (November 15), and Nashville (December 5). Contact Nancy if you have any questions or if you know a student who would like to take advantage of our Student Scholarship Fund and attend one of our regional events.


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