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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 in General Forum

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 in General Forum

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 in General Forum

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 in General Forum

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 in General Forum

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 in General Forum

4 Jul 26, 2012
Reply by Tim Marlett

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 in General Forum

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 in General Forum

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 in General Forum

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 in General Forum

9 Jul 26, 2012
Reply by tedkidd

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