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CREIA to Recognize Building Science Principles (BSP) Certificate for Continuing Education

The California Real Estate Inspection Association (CREIA) has recognized BPI's Building Science Principles (BSP) Certificate of Knowledge f…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Nov 12

DOE’s New Solution Center Shares Residential Energy Efficiency Program Strategies

DOE has launched the Better Buildings Residential Program Solution Center, an online resource for residential energy efficiency program adm…

Started by Better Buildings Support

1 Nov 9
Reply by Jason Hiep

EE programs SUCK - but it doesn't have to be this way - #oneknob

The numbers and reports keep coming in, residential EE programs from California to Massachusetts are terrible. Work is often mediocre, rec…

Started by tedkidd

0 Nov 6

Colorado Energy Office Partners with BPI to Advance the Home Energy Score

Coloradans will soon benefit from a brand new partnership between the Colorado Energy Office and BPI to advance the Home Energy Score. Clic…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Nov 3

Where can I find the best radiant barrier to install under my roof?

As home energy professionals, we all need to know the best way to prevent attics from overheating in the summer. My 2800 SF 2 story has a s…

Started by Kurt Shafer

16 Nov 1
Reply by Hal Skinner

Blown Cellulose VS Blown Fiberglass in the Attic

As a rater and insulation contractor I personally respect the overall insulation properties of blown cellulose a lot more than blown fiberg…

Started by Isaiah Borel

12 Nov 1
Reply by Morgan Hunter

BPI Introduces IDL Certification for Duct and Envelope Tightness Testing Verification

Expand your knowledge, expertise and opportunity with BPI's BRAND NEW Infiltration and Duct Leakage (IDL) certification. The IDL is a tas…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Oct 29

Thoughts on energy startup's new propane smart meter

Hello, I wanted to introduce you all to a new energy startup I am working with called Tank Utility. We have developed a WiFi-connected sma…

Started by Ethan Bukowiec

4 Oct 28
Reply by Ethan Bukowiec

How does efficiency factor into a grid parity world?

It occurred to me as I was reading this report that grid parity is likely to happen within our lifetimes. Given our species' tendency to wa…

Started by George Kopf

5 Oct 26
Reply by Bob Blanchette

Inconsistant Local Authority

It becomes frustrating to give people modern advice and then have to backtrack and tell them to do as the local authority requires regardle…

Started by Bud Poll

2 Oct 24
Reply by Richard L. Sanderson

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