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A-PLUS GREEN ENERGY SERVICES was founded in 1985 by Patricia Van Guilder. In 2009 she in partnered with James Blomquist to enhance the services offered.
With over 35 years of experience in the residential, and commercial building industry, we can assist you with a unlimited variety of construction conditions.
Patricia J Van Guilder CEA CEPE NCBDC CCIDC
Patricia has been performing Energy Calculations since 1982. A Graduate of UCSC, specializes in all phases of residential design and construction, Plan review of construction documents for architects, engineers, builders, developers and home owners for energy compliance with current energy code in the state of California. Make recommendations on energy saving features ie windows, HVAC, materials and methods used in the construction of residential buildings. Recommend materials and methods used to make homes comfortable and environmentally safe and responsible.
CABEC California Assoc of Building Energy Consultants 25 years
CEA - Certified Energy Analyst Res #95-657
CEPE - Certified Energy Plans Examiner #5218
AIBD . NCBDC - Certified Professional Building Designer #605 30 years
CCIDC California Certified Interior Designer #6900
James G. Blomquist CEA CEPE CA Licensed Contractor #665195 A & B, CBPCA & CHEERS HERS RATER, ICC Residential & Commercial Building Inspector, CBPCA Building Performance, Build-it-Green CGBP, Certified Energy Analyst
A graduate of Chico State University Department of Industrial Technology, Jim has spent the last 35
years expanding his skills on a vast variety of projects both commercial and residential. With 20+ years spent in school construction as a General Engineering and General Building Contractor he carries an extremely diverse background into his energy consults. Eight years ago after installing the first residential wind generator in Santa Clara county his commitment to energy conservation has steadily grown. After completing his ICC Building Inspector Certifications, he was introduced to the HERS program and saw this as the place to best showcase his abilities and commitment to energy conservation. He has continued to expand his knowledge with extensive Building Performance and Green Building training.
CA Licensed Contractor #665195 A & B, CBPCA & CHEERS HERS RATER, ICC Residential & Commercial Building Inspector, CBPCA Building Performance, Build-it-Green CGBP & GP Rater/ Analyst, Certified Energy Analyst.
Selected, designed, permitted, net metering agreement with PG&E and installed a small 3kw wind system with battery backup and net metering for a ranch in Gilroy CA.
Federally Approved Contractor
A & B 665195
B1 & B2 8023419
CalCerts HERS Rater
CHEERS HERS Rater
USERA HERS Rater
Certified Energy Plans Examiner
Build it Green
Certified Green Building Professional
Rater / Advisor