In the residential sector, Bales Energy Associates provides mini-consults for heat pumps, energy recovery ventilators and other green heating and cooling systems. Over the last 15 years, Bart Bales has taught high-performance heating systems workshops for an eight state region in the Northeast. BEA provides investment-grade energy audits and renewable energy system studies for commercial and institutional buildings and facilities, BEA takes a whole-systems approach to each facility or home, informed by the most current building-science standards. Mr. Bales is a registered Professional Engineer in Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, Vermont, and Rhode Island. Services offered by BEA include HVAC, energy-related studies and design services, as well as training workshops for high-performance, energy-efficient mechanical, electrical, and enclosure systems for new and existing buildings.