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BPI Releases Initial Results of Quality Assurance Procedures for Proctors and Test Centers

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) is pleased to release the initial results of its Quality Assurance procedures for proctors a…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Aug 8, 2012

$2m spent, 13 jobs created.

We need something that ties this whole process together.  Some way of providing transparency that makes the financial savings more than si…

Started by tedkidd

2 Aug 4, 2012
Reply by Michael Dunseith

BPI Announces Quality Assurance Field Inspection Standard

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) is pleased to announce that its new Standard for Residential Building Quality Assurance Rela…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Aug 3, 2012

Apply Now to Take the Home Energy Professional Pilot Exams

Due to strong contractor participation in BPI’s pilot Home Energy Professional certification exam program, BPI will hold an open applicatio…

Started by Mike Kandel

1 Aug 1, 2012
Reply by Green Jobs Training Center

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

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