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Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business Is Recipient of RESNET Rating Industry Scholarship

Oct 14, 2014

Craddock Group Energy, a disabled veteran owned business, has been awarded a RESNET Rating Industry Scholarship.

The Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) with support from the U.S. Environment Protection Agency (EPA) has developed a scholarship program to encourage U.S. Small Business Administration designated Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses, Women-Owned Small Businesses and Minority Business Enterprises to become Home Energy Rating Companies and RESNET Accredited Providers.

Craddock Group Energy was established in October of 2011 to bring energy savings and healthy living service and products to the residents and businesses of Western Kentucky and Northern Tennessee. The owner, Doug Craddock has experience in the home remodeling/retrofitting business.

Located in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, Craddock Group Energy is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business and is committed to solving the myriad of comfort and safety related issues experience by home and business owners.   Craddock Group Energy has teamed with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Energy Right Program as a preferred contractor, local power distributors throughout the Pennyrile region and is a RESNET qualified Energy Smart Contractor.

The owner, Doug Craddock has experience in the home remodeling/retrofitting business and recently completed 30 years of service in the U.S. Army with 20 of those years in special operations units.

RESNET Executive Director Steve Baden commented, “the purpose of this scholarship is to encourage the wider diversity of the rating industry.  RESNET’s goal is to have an industry as diverse as the American people.  We are grateful for the support from the Environmental Protection Agency in helping to achieve this goal.  It is a honor to provide an opportunity to a person who has served our country to enter the industry.”

For more information on the scholarship fund go to RESNET Rating Industry Scholarship

Veterans can make a meaningful career path as a certified RESNET HERS Rater.  For more information go to Veteran Career Path as a HERS Rater