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WEBINAR: Overcoming Obstacles to Home Performance Sales

Join BPI for an extremely valuable opportunity to learn proven strategies for overcoming obstacles to home performance sales. A major obstacle to selling home performance is driven by two things:…Continue

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Have You Heard? ACCA and BPI to Co-Present 3rd Annual Building Performance Forum!

Earn BPI CEUsNow open for registration!Home and building performance contractors from all over the country will convene in Charlotte, North Carolina for the 3rd Annual Building Performance Forum on…Continue

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BPI is Hiring! Check out this commissioned sales opportunity to promote the knowledge, skills and abilities needed in the home performance industry!

BPI seeks Commissioned Sales Representatives to provide external sales services for the sale and promotion of BPI products and services. The sales representative will work independently and…Continue

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Our Homes Suck – And That's Why Our Kids Have Sinus Problems
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It's a fact! Unhealthy homes increase the severity of asthma, allergies, and other health issues. BPI CEO Larry Zarker sheds some light on the health effects of unhealthy homes in his recent…Continue

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Todd Collins replied to Mike Kandel's discussion Our Homes Suck – And That's Why Our Kids Have Sinus Problems
"Richard,   The study you cited states:    "Patrick N. Breysse, a public health researcher at Johns Hopkins University, calls the study important because it shows that green housing clearly contributes to reductions in indoor…"
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Richard Beyer replied to Mike Kandel's discussion Our Homes Suck – And That's Why Our Kids Have Sinus Problems
"Don, Thank you for the praise! I only wish that some of these profiteers could answer my questions rather than sling mud around. I can only assume at this time they are to focused on defending their livelihood rather than seeking solutions to a very…"
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Richard Beyer replied to Mike Kandel's discussion Our Homes Suck – And That's Why Our Kids Have Sinus Problems
"Todd, This report (attached link) below on poor people living in subsidized housing show's there's no difference in formaldehyde concentrations between old -v- new construction. After all, formaldehyde is a carcinogen. So what are they…"
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Ben Jacobs replied to Mike Kandel's discussion Our Homes Suck – And That's Why Our Kids Have Sinus Problems
"I agree that in many homes the indoor air sucks.  However, a lot of this problem is caused because of the occupant's behavior, contaminants in the building, and materials and furnishings.   I disagree that retrofits are the major…"
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Richard Beyer replied to Mike Kandel's discussion Our Homes Suck – And That's Why Our Kids Have Sinus Problems
""There are thousands of potential harmful products that can contribute to existing homes poor indoor quality of life / air." “When you can’t breathe, nothing else matters” There is substantial evidence to indicate that a…"
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Richard Beyer replied to Mike Kandel's discussion Our Homes Suck – And That's Why Our Kids Have Sinus Problems
"Barbara, We both know a fan switch will only conserve on energy. What is Berkeley devising to clean the air that's being introduced back into the home today? Certainly if you live in downtown LA, China (where the air at times is orange), New…"
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Richard Beyer replied to Mike Kandel's discussion Our Homes Suck – And That's Why Our Kids Have Sinus Problems
"Ted no one can help anyone with their head stuck in the sand. All you said is MONEY is your God. You continue plugging up those holes. I hope your properly insured for when that single homeowner gets sick and sues you and uses your theory...…"
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Mike Kandel commented on David Byrnes's blog post Strategies To Keep Millennials At Their Peak Performance In A Home Performance Company
"David - I'd like to speak with you about this article. Please email me at mkandel@bpi.org."
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Barbara Smith replied to Mike Kandel's discussion Our Homes Suck – And That's Why Our Kids Have Sinus Problems
"RIVEC is a project of the Lawrence Berkeley Lab.  It's a residential ventilation fan controller that's a bit better than what we have now apparently.  It tests indoor and outdoor temperature and wind outdoors, and tries shifting…"
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tedkidd replied to Mike Kandel's discussion Our Homes Suck – And That's Why Our Kids Have Sinus Problems
"Richard, I don't "Know" that the earth is not flat, but I'm pretty confident it is not.   If you are unable to see more than one problem at a time, your solutions will be pretty myopic and in solving one problem you are…"
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Shawn O'Neill replied to Mike Kandel's discussion Our Homes Suck – And That's Why Our Kids Have Sinus Problems
"    Great discussion and points brought up via this "fuse" lit.  More testing will be the scientific route to determine cause and effect. There is no "one cure" for all homes and in the very near the future we…"
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Richard Beyer replied to Mike Kandel's discussion Our Homes Suck – And That's Why Our Kids Have Sinus Problems
"Once again Ted, How do you know control is the path to consistently better air quality aside from someone told you so? Let's look at a more plausible way of seeing where I'm going with this. Commercial buildings have been using air…"
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tedkidd replied to Mike Kandel's discussion Our Homes Suck – And That's Why Our Kids Have Sinus Problems
"Sigh, when?  I don't know. Testing? Actually I have done a number of air advice tests.  No correlation between tight or looseness and iaq.  Surprised me. Statistically significant, no, but I ALWAYS recommend mechanical…"
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Richard Beyer replied to Mike Kandel's discussion Our Homes Suck – And That's Why Our Kids Have Sinus Problems
"Ted, I think you just hit the nail on the head! It is all about economics...ie..JOBS and Manufacturing.When do you think it's going to be about public safety and our children who's immune systems are not fully developed living in these…"
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At 6:30am on June 25, 2012, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Mike,
Welcome to Home Energy Pros.

Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!

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