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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

Seeking Certified BPI Proctors

Home Energy Team Institute is Seeking BPI Building Analyst and Building Envelope Proctors to work with HETI. If you are interested in worki…

Started by Green Training USA

1 Mar 4, 2011
Reply by Rick Powell

Market Demand Spurred Tremendous Growth for Building Performance Institute in 2010!

Malta, NY, January 10, 2011 - Responding to explosive demand for nationally recognized credentials in the residential energy efficiency ret…

Started by Leslie McDowell, BPI

1 Mar 2, 2011
Reply by allen p tanner

LBL N-factor maps

I am involved in a QC program that straddles two of the four zones BPI uses to identify LBL "N" factors. Has anyone ever seen a map with en…

Started by Neal Sistek

1 Mar 1, 2011
Reply by Adam Zielinski

What would you suggest?

I got this email from a QA program manager. Looking for feedback. Thanks     I have a question for you I'm hoping you can shed some light o…

Started by Rick Hall

5 Mar 1, 2011
Reply by A. Tamasin Sterner

how can this house not be leaky

Hi folks,   Can you please answer this: I audited a home built in 1925, no insulation in walls or attic, 1 story, 1298 sq ft,  on raised fo…

Started by Judi Lyall

9 Jan 10, 2011
Reply by Debra Monte

Calling California Contractors: Attend Energy Upgrade California Conference 2011!

Don’t miss this intensive 2-day training workshop for home energy contractors and residential energy efficiency program implementers and pa…

Started by Leslie McDowell, BPI

2 Dec 27, 2010
Reply by Leslie McDowell, BPI

DOE Wants to Hear Your Two Cents! - DOE Calls for BPI Stakeholder Comments on New Retrofit Workforce Guidelines

DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) seeks input from BPI certified professionals, accredited contractors and trai…

Started by Leslie McDowell, BPI

0 Nov 10, 2010

Does peer pressure help motivate people to save energy?

According to the Wall Street Journal, it's one of the best ways."It isn't financial incentives. It isn't more information. It's guilt....St…

Started by Stephanie Inglis

0 Nov 9, 2010

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