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ENERGY STAR - Slab Insulation

Folks, Let's say I have a client who's building slab on grade and intending to certify E-STAR.  I'm in CZ 5B.  According to the Thermal En…

Started by Melissa Baldridge

2 Jul 29, 2016
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Vent Cap Systems and SENSIT Technologies Products Added to BPI Product List

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) has recognized four new products in its Product Listing Program that meet or exceed industry…

Started by Quinn Korzeniecki

0 Jul 25, 2016

White Paper: Duct Airtightness Testing

Executive Summary This paper explains important considerations that help weatherization professionals and HVAC contractors identify the…

Started by Kim Tanner

0 Jul 15, 2016

Tax credit for wood burning stove?

On http://www.wisconsinwoodenergy.org/find-a-grant-to-fund-your-project.html it says that wood burning stoves qualify for up to a $300 inco…

Started by Derrick Koehn

0 Jul 7, 2016

Poll: What is you favorite or most important home performance diagnostic or measurement tool?

Take our latest poll: What is you favorite or most important home performance diagnostic or measurement tool? Feel free to discuss this t…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

6 Jul 7, 2016
Reply by Pat Dundon

BPI Healthy Home Evaluator (HHE) Second Pilot Certification Form Now Available

In the beginning of April, BPI launched the first form of the Healthy Home Evaluator (HHE) credential pilot exam at the ACI National Home P…

Started by Quinn Korzeniecki

0 Jul 6, 2016

Real World Ceiling Fan CFM

Has anybody done testing on delivered CFM of ceiling fans? Energy star has a test room where the blades are 40 5/8" from the ceiling, but t…

Started by Bob Blanchette

3 Jul 3, 2016
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

Five Retrotec Products Added to BPI Product List

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) has recognized five new products in its Product Listing Program that meet or exceed industry…

Started by Quinn Korzeniecki

0 Jul 1, 2016

Small video we created to promote Home Performance

I thought this would be a good way to introduce ourselves to this group.  https://www.facebook.com/RUPCOGJGNY/posts/874612379327361?pnref=s

Started by Michael D'Arcy

7 Jun 30, 2016
Reply by tedkidd

BPI Phrase of the Month: Building Envelope

What is a home's building envelope? Is the attic part of it? Does the entire area consist of conditioned space? Learn more about one of the…

Started by Quinn Korzeniecki

1 Jun 28, 2016
Reply by Tom White

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