Meet the Team

JIM NUGENT

Jim has worked in the building industry since graduating from USC in 1977 with a degree in engineering. He has been contractor or project manager for over 20,000 homes in California to date.

Jim has the following licenses and certifications:

  • CABEC CEA
  • LEED AP Homes and LEED AP BD&C
  • HERS Compliance Rater
  • HERS Whole House Rater
  • HERS Non-Residential Rater
  • HERS Photovoltaic/Solar Rater
  • HERS Building Performance Institute Contractor
  • HERS Residential Alterations
  • HERS Newly Constructed Homes
  • HERS Energy Efficient Mortgage
  • HERS Energy Star V.3/SEP
  • BPI Proctor
  • BPI Building Analyst Professional
  • BPI Envelope Professional
  • BPI Multi-family Analyst
  • California General Contractor and California Engineering Contractor Lic. 400-274, 978-555
  • CGBP Certified Green Building Professional
  • California Real Estate Broker
  • Green Point Rater Residential and Multi-family
  • Energy Upgrade California Multi-family Rater
  • Energy Upgrade California Advanced Path Contractors
  • CABEC Certified Energy Plan Examiner – Residential and Non-Residential
  • EPA Certified, EPA Section 608 Type II Certification

Jim has worked with energy efficient homes and Title 24 since its inception.

Let Jim’s 35 years of construction experience transform your home into the healthiest, most comfortable, sustainable and energy efficient home it can be.

 

KAREN NUGENT

Karen has worked in various facets of the design industry since graduating from CSULB with a BA. She has helped people choose designs to update their homes for many years.

Karen has the following licenses and certifications:

  • HERS Compliance Rater
  • HERS Whole House Rater
  • HERS Multi-Family Pilot Program Family Rater
  • HERS Residential Alteration
  • HERS Newly Constructed Homes
  • HERS Energy Efficient Mortgage
  • HERS Solar- In Progress
  • BPI Proctor
  • BPI Analyst
  • BPI Multi-family Analyst
  • BPI Multi-family Building Operator
  • CGBP Certified Green Building Professional
  • Energy Upgrade California Multi-family Rater
  • Green Point Rater Existing Homes
  • Green Point Rater New Homes
  • Green Point Rater New Multi-Family Homes
  • EPA Certified

 

CHRIS HALAMANDARIS

Chris worked as a chemist for BloomEnergy after graduating from Cal Poly SLO with a BA. Starting last year, he began working in the energy consulting business, helping people improve their energy efficiency.

Chris has the following licenses and certifications:

  • HERS Compliance Rater
  • HERS Multi-Family Pilot Program Family Rater
  • HERS Residential Alteration
  • HERS Newly Constructed Homes
  • HERS Whole House Rater – In Progress
  • HERS Solar- In Progress
  • Green Point Rater Existing Homes – In Progress
  • Green Point Rater New Homes – In Progress
  • Green Point Rater New Multi-Family Homes – In Progress