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Introduction to EPS in Oregon Training

Help your clients save energy with Energy Trust of Oregon's EPS

Introduction to EPS in Oregon Training
Be a part of the EPS vanguard and gain a competitive edge! EPS is a tool to assess a home's energy consumption, energy costs, and carbon footprint. Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® contractors can use EPS to help homeowners determine how to lower their energy costs and increase the comfort of their home. Energy Trust Home Performance Trade Allies can use CakeSystems to efficiently generate an EPS. 

This webinar course will provide an overview and background information on the EPS program for existing homes. The training will also cover benefits and aspects of incorporating EPS as an Energy Trust Home Performance Trade Ally. 

Learning Objectives

  • Explain why EPS was developed
  • Describe how EPS differs from other performance metrics
  • Analyze how Energy Scores and Carbon Footprints are calculated
  • Outline the protocol for generating an EPS
  • Translate the EPS Score Sheet into homeowners benefits
  • Use EPS as a sales tool


John Spillman is a trainer and technical consultant with Earth Advantage Institute. He teaches classes to Energy Auditors, Builders, Architects/Designers and Building Code officials. John has been promoting sustainable building and energy efficiency in both new and existing residential construction with Earth Advantage Institute since 2009. John’s construction background is in residential remodeling. He is currently a certified building analyst professional with the Building Performance Institute, and a LEED for Homes Green Rater. John earned a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from University of California, Davis. 

Interested? Contact John Spillman at for more information.

Course Fee


General Admission: $199

Please Note:
Home Performance with ENERGY STAR trade allies are eligible for a partial reimbursement on this course cost from the Business Develop Fund. If you are interested, please email to confirm your eligibility before registering for this course.

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