The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) has launched a new blog to educate homeowners about the health, safety and energy saving effects of home performance upgrades.

The primary goal of the blog is to help homeowners understand the house-as-a-system concept, the idea that the house is made up of many different components working together as a system to impact the comfort, health and energy use of occupants.

"The benefits of this education are far reaching - homeowners will better understand how home improvements can increase their quality of life while learning how specially trained, BPI-certified technicians are best equipped to handle these upgrades," said Larry Zarker, BPI CEO.

Tell us your stories!

The blog is also a place where you can connect with the public. BPI is accepting ideas and articles from contractors, test centers and other industry professionals. The blog will feature a variety of topics - from comfort issues and cost savings to your stories about heroic homeowners - for homeowners to explore. All published articles will include your company name, a link to your company website and your company logo.

Along these lines, you could win a Building Science Principles (BSP) Reference Guide and online exam for yourself or to give to a friend/colleague when you share the blog on social media using the hashtag #BPIBlogLaunch. BPI will pick a winner on December 15th. Let's spread the word about this great resource on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and all other social media outlets!

Visit www.bpihomeowner.org/blog to check out the blog and contact Senior Communications Associate, Quinn Korzeniecki, at qkorzeniecki@bpi.org with any ideas or posts that you might like to contribute.

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I shared!

Sounds like a terrific resource and sales tool!

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