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Crawlspaces & Barriers: Installation Standards / Best Practices for BPI Professionals & Contractors ?

Hi There Folks, I came across this unconditioned crawlspace barrier installed by a long-established BPI contractor.  Location:  Bay Area…

Started by Jennifer Rupnow

11 May 16, 2012
Reply by tedkidd

Evergreen Home Performance named Small Business of the Year

Congratulations to Evergreen Home Performance of Rockland, Maine for being named Small Business of the Year by the Penobscot Bay Regional C…

Started by Cierra Mooney

0 May 15, 2012

Help Build Industry Excellence: Join BPI's Accreditation Management Board

Make a difference! BPI is seeking applications from individuals interested in serving on its Accreditation Management Board (AMB). The AMB…

Started by Cierra Mooney

0 May 15, 2012

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

We know, we know. There’s a lot right with this picture, such as the gorgeous view of Lake Tahoe in the background and the awesome powder f…

Started by Cierra Mooney

1 May 15, 2012
Reply by Cierra Mooney

New Certifications from BPI

Good morning How do the NEW certifications affect those of us that are certified as Building Analyst? Will we need to be re-certified? A bi…

Started by randy tolowski

29 May 1, 2012
Reply by Leslie McDowell, BPI

BPI Works with RSES to Expand Accreditation Options for the HVAC Contractor

BPI now accepts the Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES) certifications as prerequisite criteria for participation in our accredi…

Started by Cierra Mooney

0 May 1, 2012

Building Sales with Certification: Part Two - Retrofit Installer Technician

Join Sustainable Ideas for the second in this four-part webinar series on the value that the Building Performance Institute's (BPI's) new H…

Started by Cierra Mooney

0 Apr 24, 2012

BPI Removes Criminal Background Check from Pilot Certification Prerequisite Criteria

Responding to industry feedback regarding criminal background check requirements for four new Home Energy Professional certifications to be…

Started by Leslie McDowell, BPI

11 Apr 23, 2012
Reply by Leslie McDowell, BPI

BPI's March Stump the Chump

The following stumper is presented in BPI's March Performance Matters e-Newsletter   A big thank you goes out to Jamie Clark of ARRONCO Com…

Started by Cierra Mooney

3 Apr 17, 2012
Reply by Cierra Mooney

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…

Started by Cierra Mooney

1 Mar 30, 2012
Reply by Leslie McDowell, BPI

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