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Rock Wool Old Dog New Tricks?

I've been reading a lot of info from Europe on rock wool. It is claimed to be close in R-value to foam and much greener with open vapor. I…

Started by Richard Scott Mills

5 Feb 6, 2013
Reply by Jose Macho

What do dung beetles have that we don't?

I see over 14,000 news items -- including all the major media -- in the past two days. What do they have that we don't? We've all heard the…

Started by Evan Mills

3 Feb 3, 2013
Reply by Evan Mills

Would you like a lighting audit with your energy audit ?

Do energy audits that neglect doing the "subset" of a lighting audit underserve the client ?    If your auto mechanic excluded evaluations…

Started by Dennis McCarthy

8 Feb 2, 2013
Reply by Curt Kinder

BPI Certified Repairman Saves Woman's Life by Recognizing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

BPI recognizes the heroic efforts of BPI Certified Building Analyst Carl Harvey, who saved the life of a homeowner when he detected a poten…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Jan 31, 2013

The Energy Upgrade Project Manager as the Rater

In California the prevalent and rebate or incentive sanctioned model to perform a whole house performance upgrade usually requires places h…

Started by Bruce Helft

0 Jan 28, 2013

January's Stump the Chump

This month's head scratcher comes from Ken Tohinaka of the Vermont Energy Investment Corporation in Burlington, Vermont. Ken explains that…

Started by Mike Kandel

6 Jan 24, 2013
Reply by John Brooks

WAP Program Management/Administration

I'm in the process of performing a literature review of sorts collecting as much information about WAP program management and/or administra…

Started by Chase Counts

2 Jan 24, 2013
Reply by Fred Stratton

BPI Celebrates 20 Years of Raising the Bar!

More than 20 years ago a group of building tradesmen and weatherization program professionals had a vision for independent, third party ver…

Started by Mike Kandel

1 Jan 24, 2013
Reply by Diane Chojnowski

Check out the January issue of BPI's Performance Matters Newsletter!

In this issue: a letter from BPI CEO Larry Zarker announcing BPI's 20th anniversary; news from BPI and around the industry; Peter Troast ex…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Jan 24, 2013

Canadian Study of Gas Fireplace Utilization

Hello All:   Here's a copy of the email I just sent to Ms. Marianne Armstrong concerning the report she and John Burrows authored…

Started by Steve Waclo

5 Jan 22, 2013
Reply by Steve Waclo

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