Credentials and Certifications

Home Energy Basics is owned and operated by Bruce Glanville, one of the most experienced energy professionals in the greater Knoxville area. He is the local building science expert that homeowners and commercial property owners turn to when they need a green building consultant they can trust. He has helped countless homeowners, property owners, and organizations save money, improve indoor air quality, and create more comfortable indoor environments, generating health and wealth for occupants. 

Keep reading to learn more about Bruce’s credentials, and why he is the go-to for energy audits, solar design, blower door testing, custom home builds, and other home performance services in Knoxville. 


Bruce’s better building and home performance certifications include: 

  • RESNET Certified Home Energy Rater
  • USGBC LEED for Homes “Green Rater”
  • Certified Building Performance Institute (BPI) Building Analyst
  • Certified Building Performance Institute (BPI) Envelope Professional

Awards, Experience & Notable Projects

Bruce was the 2014 President of the Technical Society of Knoxville, TN, and the recipient of the 2015 USGBC Weatherization Leadership Award. He’s also an ENERGY STAR partner and a member of the US Green Building Council. 

Bruce has tested nearly a thousand homes in his career and consulted on a wide range of green building projects. Some notable achievements include: 

  • The first LEED Gold Certifications for Low Income Housing in the US
  • Provided Green Rater services for 48 successful LEED for Homes certifications for new home construction
  • Helped TVA launch their EnergyRight Solutions (now eScore) program
  • Ran a City of Knoxville program that reduced energy costs in low-income homes by 37% 

Consult Bruce on your next green building project. Call 865-310-1601 or contact us online today.