Energy Gauge Program Coordinator
Tei Kucharski joined the staff of the Florida Solar Energy Center as the program coordinator for the Florida Energy Gauge in March of 1998. Her tasks include marketing Energy Gauge® software to consumers, builders, real estate professionals and mechanical systems professionals, the training of new raters, educating diversified groups about the rating system, software technical support and maintaining the ratings database. In addition, she has also conducted workshops and performed technical support for the Department of Community Affairs in Florida dealing with both residential and commercial energy code to building officials, HVAC contractors, and builders. Ms. Kucharski has more than 20 years experience in preparing residential and commercial energy calculations for builders. She is a Certified Class I Energy Rater in the State of Florida and a certified residential building contractor, inactive. In addition, she is a member of the Board of Directors of the Florida Housing Coalition, a non-profit affordable housing advocate.