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Home Energy Auditing Standard Published as BPI Standard

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) is proud to announce that BPI-1100-T-2012 Home Energy Auditing Standard has been published a…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Jul 31, 2012

What is the best energy auditing software?

Hi:   I have been using TREAT software to do my energy auditing reports. While this software is a powerful tool, its seems that it is desig…

Started by Kevin Eigel

6 Jul 27, 2012
Reply by Robert Maloney

Meth Labs

My friend does home inspections for Section 8 Housing.  In a short 30 second conversation in passing, he opened my eyes to a potential prob…

Started by Tim Marlett

4 Jul 26, 2012
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Spreadsheets for Manual J, etc from ACCA website FREE

I just found these on the ACCA website they are free with no malware. take a look

Started by randy tolowski

1 Jul 26, 2012
Reply by Rod Fox

Efficiency First Membership Pricing

Does anyone else find the $300 membership fee a bit rich for a business consisting of only one self-employed owner? At $100 I might conside…

Started by Rod Fox

4 Jul 26, 2012
Reply by Rod Fox

Utility Meter Accuracy

Well I have to admit that I'm stumped with an energy audit I've been working on for the past two months. Perhaps someone can point me in th…

Started by Rod Fox

40 Jul 26, 2012
Reply by Rod Fox

Software and Audits

Good afternoon,   Anyone out there using eQuest, EnergyPlus, Sketchup in retrofit audits? If so how. I know these programs are great for de…

Started by randy tolowski

9 Jul 26, 2012
Reply by tedkidd

Are we setting ourselves up for a huge liability?

I have been thinking about this for a few months now, and now that I am in the middle of a federal government Better Buildings program, it…

Started by John Redmond

12 Jul 26, 2012
Reply by Michael Matthews

Looking for Homes to Rent to use for BPI Training and Testing

Green Training USA is looking for homes to rent for BPI Training and Testing. The homes must have gas and preferably, a natural draft water…

Started by Green Training USA

0 Jul 24, 2012

Green Training USA is looking for Certified BPI Trainers and Proctors

Green Training USA is looking for people who are BPI certified to train and proctor students; opportunities are available throughout the U…

Started by Green Training USA

0 Jul 24, 2012

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