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Cost of foam installation

I'm looking for some foam installation prices. I know each company is different and have there own overhead and all, and I also realize the…

Started by Paul Lasicki

4 Aug 7, 2012
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Thoughts on advertising through Angie's List and\or Service Magic.

Hello all my fellow champions of better buildings. I am strongly considering dropping some significant cash to begin advertising on Angie'…

Started by Patrick Michaelyan

10 Aug 6, 2012
Reply by John Redmond

BPI Announces Quality Assurance Field Inspection Standard

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) is pleased to announce that its new Standard for Residential Building Quality Assurance Rela…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Aug 3, 2012

portable AC units--EdgeStar AP12000

First time I've come across these units-- vents with 5" hose thru window , exhaust only ! located in 2nd fl bath of 1.5 srory with can lig…

Started by ken schaal

8 Aug 2, 2012
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Apply Now to Take the Home Energy Professional Pilot Exams

Due to strong contractor participation in BPI’s pilot Home Energy Professional certification exam program, BPI will hold an open applicatio…

Started by Mike Kandel

1 Aug 1, 2012
Reply by Sean Lintow Sr

NYSERDA Announces Workforce Training Contract to Increase Involvement of Oilheat Industry in ‘Whole House’ Energy Efficiency Assessments

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today announced a $290,000 contract with Community Power Network of…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Aug 1, 2012

Green Training USA is looking for Certified BPI Trainers and Proctors - Colorado

Green Training USA is looking for people who are BPI certified to train and proctor students; opportunities are available in Colorado. If…

Started by Green Training USA

0 Aug 1, 2012

Green Training USA is looking for Certified BPI Trainers and Proctors - Maryland

Green Training USA is looking for people who are BPI certified to train and proctor students; opportunities are available in Maryland.   I…

Started by Green Training USA

0 Aug 1, 2012

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

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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