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New BPI Standard for Conducting Energy Audits Published as an ANSI Standard!

The Standard Practice for Basic Analysis of Buildings defines the minimum criteria and specific procedures for building science-based resid…

Started by Kirsten RichnavskyLatest Reply

Dave Robinson of GreenEarthEquities Receives BPI's 2012 Tony Woods Award for Excellence in Advancing the Home Performance Industry

BPI honored Dave Robinson of GreenEarthEquities by naming him the 2012 recipient of the Tony Woods Award for Excellence in Advancing the Ho…

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Crawl spaces and attics: OSHA to implement new rule on confined spaces

OSHA’s new rule designed to protect workers in confined spaces takes effect on August 3rd, 2015. Routine tasks like installing spray-foam i…

Started by Kirsten Richnavsky

0 Jun 19

Where Building Science Meets Healthy Homes

BPI CEO Larry Zarker talks about the nexus between building science retrofits and healthy home interventions with REMODELING magazine, and…

Started by Kirsten Richnavsky

0 Jun 17

Breaking the link between unhealthy homes and unhealthy kids

Listen in on IAQ Radio to a discussion on reducing the household triggers that cause asthmaattacks and other respiratory ailments through h…

Started by Kirsten Richnavsky

0 May 21

New BPI Standard for Conducting Energy Audits Published as an ANSI Standard!

The Standard Practice for Basic Analysis of Buildings defines the minimum criteria and specific procedures for building science-based resid…

Started by Kirsten Richnavsky

0 May 20

BPI Announces Tony Woods Award Recipient and Hall of Fame Inductees

BPI is proud to announce that Peter Troast of Energy Circle Pro has been awarded the 2015 Tony Woods Award for Excellence in Advancing the…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 May 5

BPI Releases 2014 Annual Report

BPI's 2014 Annual Report is now available for your viewing pleasure. It details several initiatives BPI introduced in 2014 in response to a…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 May 4

BPI Introduces New BPI.org for Consumers

BPI has a new home on the web! BPI.org is a new interactive website designed to educate homeowners on the value of home performance energy…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Mar 12

Have you heard!? BPI's BSP Certificate Approved as Home Energy Score Prerequisite

The Building Performance Institute's Building Science Principles (BSP) Certificate of Knowledge has been approved by the U.S. Department of…

Started by Mike Kandel

1 Mar 4
Reply by Stan Kuhn

Have you heard!? BPI's Building Science Principles Certificate of Knowledge exam and Reference Guide are now available in Spanish!

"BPI recognizes that there are many Spanish speaking professionals in the home performance industry, or looking to develop their careers he…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Jan 19

BPI Energy Auditors Carry the Banner for Dominion East Ohio's Highly Successful Energy Efficiency Program

GoodCents energy auditors, certified by the Building Performance Institute, are the gatekeepers to an incredibly successful Home Performanc…

Started by Mike Kandel

2 Jan 12
Reply by tedkidd

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