BECx and Jeff Bender Construction: Comprehensive energy services in Northern California |

BECx and Jeff Bender Construction: Comprehensive energy services in Northern California

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TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. andamp;#8212; Energy savings is a simple premise, but too often the message gets garbled between the initial audit and the eventual implementation. In an effort to streamline communication and save residential and commercial property owners time and money, Jeff Bender, of Bender Engineering andamp; Commissioning, Inc. (BECx) recently added a California general contractorandamp;#8217;s license to his list of credentials resulting in Jeff Bender Construction.andamp;#8220;This will ensure greater precision and continuity in the process,andamp;#8221; explains Bender, whose Northern California-based company specializes in LEED certification, retro-commissioning/energy audits, as well as inspections for Californiaandamp;#8217;s Green Building Certification Program, LEED for Homes, and Energy Star certification. Importantly, a California general contractorandamp;#8217;s license allows Bender to oversee the often complex energy retrofit projects from beginning to end.andamp;#8220;Jeff Bender Construction offers turn-key design-build solutions for both residential and commercial property owners,andamp;#8221; Bender says. andamp;#8220;We can do the audit, the design specifications, pull the permits and oversee the entire project. Now, there can be one point of contact throughout the entire energy retrofit project saving time, energy and money.andamp;#8221;Serving Truckee, North and South Lake Tahoe, Mammoth, Sacramento, Reno and all areas between, Jeff Bender Construction and BECx is well-versed in all types of energy related projects. BECx projects include: LEED documentation and commissioning for a luxury, sustainable resort community; Energy Star ratings for single family homes, multi-family complexes and residential developments; commercial energy audit and retrofits for ski resorts, retail/office complexes and condominium developments. BECx offers mechanical engineering, commissioning services, solar and ground source heat pump design, as well as Title 24 and energy calculations. For more information, visit or call 530-582-5578 or e-mail CA #952635andamp;#8212; Submitted to