Photos of HEC projects
The owner and president, Rick Ariagno, studied Engineering and Physics as an undergraduate student and completed his M.S. Degree in Industrial Technology. Summers off from college and later summers off from his work as a vocational education teacher were spent working at a variety of engineering and construction related jobs.
In 1980, while serving as Acting Director of Career and Vocational Education, Rick secured a grant to build an energy efficient, passive solar home.
"I would only recommend effective applications to your home that I would do to mine."
Rick Ariagno has spent the last 30 years of his life networking with experts and becoming a recognized authority in his own right on building science, building envelope design and sound attenuation.
Rick's training in building science, diagnostics, insulation, air sealing and acoustics includes the following: