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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

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

1 Jul 31, 2012
Reply by tedkidd

A letter from Larry Zarker, BPI CEO

Dear Colleagues,As many of you are aware, BPI introduced exams for four advanced certifications in a pilot phase this summer and will follo…

Started by Mike Kandel

7 Jul 26, 2012
Reply by tedkidd

BPI's July Stump the Chump: What's Wrong with this Picture?

The infrared image below (left) was taken by Jerritt Gluck of Bonded Building & Engineering. The concrete slab (right) had recently bee…

Started by Mike Kandel

3 Jul 19, 2012
Reply by Ed Minch

BPI's June Stump the Chump!

The following stumper is presented in BPI's June Performance Matters e-Newsletter.   Thanks to Ken Tohinaka of the Vermont Energy Investmen…

Started by Mike Kandel

1 Jul 16, 2012
Reply by Mike Kandel

BPI's Home Energy Auditing Standard Released for Public Comment

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) is pleased to announce that its BPI-1100-T-2012: Home Energy Auditing Standard (formerly BPI…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Jul 5, 2012

BPI Issues Open Call for Volunteers to Serve on its Building Analyst Certification Scheme Committee

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) seeks volunteers to serve on a committee to update the Building Analyst (BA) certification s…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Jul 3, 2012

Don’t miss NREL’s four orientation webinars for the pilot Home Energy Professional certifications!

Take your career to the next level. Be among the first in the industry to earn the new Home Energy Professional certifications by taking BP…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Jun 25, 2012

Application Deadline for Home Energy Professional Pilot Exams Extended!

BPI has extended its application deadline for candidates wishing to take BPI's pilot Home Energy Professional (HEP) certification exams. Al…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Jun 20, 2012

BPI's May Stump the Chump: What’s Wrong with this Picture?

The infrared image below was taken by John Snell of The Snell Group. The structure had recently been insulated with blown in cellulose. Wha…

Started by Leslie McDowell, BPI

2 Jun 18, 2012
Reply by Mike Kandel

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