ASERusa Nature of Business.
Design, Verification, and Rating Services as:
• EPA ENERGY STAR Home Program Rater/Verifiers
• EPA Indoor airPLUS Home Program Rater/Verifiers
• DOE Challenge Home Program Rater/Verifiers
• USGBC LEED-H Home Program Green Raters
• NGBS ICC-700 Home Green Verifiers
• Enterprise Green Communities Home Program TAPs
• Existing Homes: HERS Ratings and Retrofit Measures Reports
ASERusa Experience, Knowledge, and Customer Service of Building Design,
Verification, and Rating Services. Recent accomplishments by the ASERusa
Building Performance Division are:
• ASERusa is considered the largest National Building Performance Program
rating company in Eastern Missouri.
• ASERusa has completed existing home audits for over 1250 homes throughout
Missouri and Illinois.
• ASERusa has completed new home ratings for over 1750 ENERGY STAR Homes,
for 81 Midwest builders throughout Missouri and Illinois.
• ASERusa has completed ratings for over 1100 Affordable Homes in Missouri,
under the ENERGY STAR Home Program, and currently working on over 550 more.
• ASERusa is the Verifier and Rater of record for the winner of the 2009
Home Depot Foundation National Award of Excellence for Affordable Housing,
and the 2009 USGBC-STL Growing Green Awards Residential. ASERusa verified 67
LEED-H Platinum Homes that included additional certifications of ENERGY STAR
Homes and EPA Indoor airPLUS Homes for Habitat for Humanity Saint Louis.
• ASERusa is the proud recipient of the 2008 – 2013 EPA ENERGY STAR for
Homes Leadership Awards.
• ASERusa is the proud recipient of the 2010 - 2013 EPA Indoor airPLUS Home
Leader Awards Click Here, for our building science reporting excellence and
ASERusa practices advanced building science techniques utilizing information
published by the Department of Energy (DOE) or equivalent, including the
“House as a Whole System” building science methodology.
Gary Fries Qualifications and Experience:
Employee Name: Gary Fries
Employee Title: Building Performance Analyst
Years of Service with Company: 21 Years
Years of Experience in Building Industry: 21 Years
Professional Certifications: RESNET HERS Rater, RESNET Green Rater, LEED-H
Green Rater, NGBS Green Verifier, Level-1 Thermographer, MO Qualified
Auditor + Industries, EGC-TAP
Employee experience and knowledge:
Mr. Fries has served as a Field HERS Rater for ASERusa for eight years. Mr.
Fries has served as a Property Manager for ASERusa for tweny-one years.
During this tenure, Mr. Fries has participated in the design and field verification of over 1750 ENERGY STAR Home verifications, 135 Indoor airPLUS Home verifications, 125 LEED-H verifications, and 100 NAHB-GB verifications. Mr. Fries served as the lead HERS Rater and LEED-H Green Rater for the 67 LEED-H Platinum Homes certified by the USGBC for Habitat for Humanity Saint Louis. Mr. Fries oversees Field Operations for ASERusa.