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We are building science experts who specialize in energy efficiency program implementation.

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Mat Gates


Mat Gates has worked in the residential building science industry for more than 20 years, primarily focusing on the development of energy savings programs for utilities and municipalities in several states. As a consultant and industry leader, Mat strives to educate professionals and homeowners about building health, safety, comfort, durability, and energy efficiency. His efforts have led to consultation of over 50,000 homes across the country.

He founded Residential Science Resources (RSR) in 2004, an energy efficiency consulting firm for utilities, builders and homeowners, and launched HouseRater two years later as the powerful tool for efficient management of energy savings programs and building science consulting.

Mat holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Residential Building Science & Technology from the University of Minnesota.

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