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If you've been thinking about pursuing a Building Science Principles Certificate of Knowledge, here are THREE HUGE NEW reasons to STOP THINKING and START DOING!

ASHI, NAR and USGBC Recognize Building Science Principles (BSP) Certificate for Continuing EducationThree leading organizations representing the home inspection, real estate and sustainable building…Continue

Tags: BPI, CEU, BSP, USGBC, NAR

Started on Monday

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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Started on Friday

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

Tags: Performance, Forum, Building, Conference, BPI

Started Jul 24

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

Tags: Sales, Performance, Home, Job, BPI

Started Jul 24

 

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Richard Beyer replied to Mike Kandel's discussion Our Homes Suck – And That's Why Our Kids Have Sinus Problems
""I have no interest in bantering or arguing with you." AGREED! I look at these experiences as learning experiences. An open mind will get you further ahead than operating from the "empty box". There's nothing wrong with a…"
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tedkidd replied to Mike Kandel's discussion Our Homes Suck – And That's Why Our Kids Have Sinus Problems
"Todd, it appears Richard is more about getting the last word than about learning a new thing.   Let him recommend leaky houses with no control over ventilation, temperature, or moisture.  I don't think he'll have many clients…"
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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,  I don't believe I am missing any points.  As I mentioned... I have no interest in bantering or arguing with you.  We are on the same page - we want healthier buildings, but you are not correct in saying properly…"
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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, Your missing the point. I can only suggest for you to read all the links attached within that article before drawing the line on who knows what and who does not understand what. Let's not ignore this quote either which immediately…"
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If you've been thinking about pursuing a Building Science Principles Certificate of Knowledge, here are THREE HUGE NEW reasons to STOP THINKING and START DOING!

ASHI, NAR and USGBC Recognize Building Science Principles (BSP) Certificate for Continuing EducationThree leading organizations representing the home inspection, real estate and sustainable building industries have recognized BPI's…See More
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If you've been thinking about pursuing a Building Science Principles Certificate of Knowledge, here are THREE HUGE NEW reasons to STOP THINKING and START DOING!

ASHI, NAR and USGBC Recognize Building Science Principles (BSP) Certificate for Continuing EducationThree leading organizations representing the home inspection, real estate and sustainable building industries have recognized BPI's…See More
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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…"
Friday
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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Mike Kandel added 4 discussions to the group Building Performance Institute (BPI)
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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…"
Jul 24
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…"
Jul 24
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...…"
Jul 24
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."
Jul 24

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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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