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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

Get Valuable Tools for Quality Management at BPI.org

We want to see you succeed in home performance.  As you already know, you need more than technical skills and hard work - you also need bus…

Started by Cierra Mooney

1 May 26, 2012
Reply by Donna Sanders

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

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