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Bonus room above garage

Client is complaining that their bonus room above their garage is always hot during summer and cold during winter. They feel there in no in…

Started by Judi Lyall

2 Apr 21, 2011
Reply by Doug Krahl

Should BPI Energy Auditors Become Licensed Home Inspectors?

I was speaking with a long time home inspector this weekend. He thought that most home energy auditors were inspecting homes without a lice…

Started by David Astorina

39 Apr 21, 2011
Reply by Ed Minch

Is It Conflict of Interest for BPI Energy Auditors To Sell Weatherization Products and Home Improvements?

I have been concerned about the potential conflict of interest of energy auditors selling weatherization products and home improvement serv…

Started by Bob Kretvix

36 Apr 9, 2011
Reply by Jon LaMonte

Congratulations to A. Tamasin Sterner of Pure Energy for winning BPI's 2011 Tony Woods Award for Excellence In Advancing the Home Performance Industry!

BPI was proud to honor A. Tamasin Sterner of Pure Energy at ACI's 2011 National Conference by awarding her the Tony Woods Award for Excelle…

Started by Leslie McDowell, BPI

0 Apr 4, 2011

Drop by the BPI Booth at ACI National!

  It’s been too long! Come by and visit us at booth #418 on March 30 and 31 at ACI National. We’ve got tons of information on CEU credits,…

Started by Leslie McDowell, BPI

0 Mar 22, 2011

Solutions to depressurization

It came to my attention recently that there may be a widespread misinterpretation of a requirement of the BPI standards.  The bottom of pag…

Started by Paul Morin

4 Mar 21, 2011
Reply by Adam Zielinski

For anyone still on the fence about ACI...

GO! ..Just kidding. But it is looking like it will be an incredible conference. It's the biggest home performance showcase in the country w…

Started by Leslie McDowell, BPI

0 Mar 18, 2011

Not Too Late to Register for Efficiency First's State of the Industry Webinar on 3/23!

Upcoming Webinar on 3/23: "Direction of the Home Performance Industry: Home Star, Tax Credits & Your Local Communities"      This sessi…

Started by Leslie McDowell, BPI

0 Mar 16, 2011

New 'Score This Job' competition at ACI National!

  Score This Job! A Juried Competition for Energy Auditors and Raters at ACI National. Show off your skills and get a chance to win prizes…

Started by Leslie McDowell, BPI

1 Mar 11, 2011
Reply by Jennifer Luitwieler

Don't Miss These Two Upcoming Webinars from DOE!

**Workforce Development and Sales Training for EE Contractors** Tuesday, March 22, 2011 from 2:00-3:30pm ET   LBNL will report on energy ef…

Started by Leslie McDowell, BPI

0 Mar 10, 2011

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