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ONLINE BPI CEU's??
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I am looking for feedback on the best, most affordable ways to get CEU'S for my BPI BA certification. I like the idea of a self-paced online resource, like Saturn which I used to study for my tests a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff Huntley May 16, 2013.

Retrofit: Basement Foundation Wall Insulation Choices
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Basement block foundation wall insulationI have been auditing & retrofitting homes as an additional service to my remodeling company for 3 years now. My all-star insulator sadly passed away…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Allan Bullis May 27, 2011.

Selecting The Most Efficient Nat Gas HWH
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This project involves abandoning a chimney and replacing a Natural Gas HWH. They were going to go solar (with condensing direct vent back up), but after realizing how efficient the new generation HWH…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by robert post Jan 5, 2011.

Energy Auditing Software and Reporting
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For the past 2 years, I have been manually collecting data and generating reports in word. I offer a short report (4-7 pages) which covers the basic BPI requirements and red flags any hazards, and a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bruce Navin Jan 10, 2012.

 

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Jeff Huntley replied to robert post's discussion ONLINE BPI CEU's??
"Robert, we have several online, on-demand training classes that provide BPI credits. Check them out here: Homeenergypartners.com"
May 16, 2013
Martin Smith replied to robert post's discussion ONLINE BPI CEU's??
"I just received my recertification from BPI after 3 years and never paid for one CEU. You can take free webinars, and look for free classes at community action agencies or other non-profits like NeighborWorks. The opportunities for free CEU's…"
May 16, 2013
robert post replied to robert post's discussion ONLINE BPI CEU's??
"Thanks, Tom, for your input. That's kinda pricey, but I will look into it. "
Feb 24, 2012
Tom White replied to robert post's discussion ONLINE BPI CEU's??
"Robert,  Cornerstone Energy Solutions has created an online CEU program at EarnBPICEUs.com at $50 per CEU.   You can earn 0.5 CEU's from reading selected Home Energy articles too.  You'll find the online tests on their…"
Feb 24, 2012
randy tolowski replied to robert post's discussion ONLINE BPI CEU's??
"I agree 100% getting CEU's for marketing strategies etc is a waste of time and money. Have you noticed there is always a fee involved? Or you must be a member of the alphabet soup sites. Since when is listening to a self appointed…"
Feb 24, 2012
robert post replied to robert post's discussion ONLINE BPI CEU's??
"Thanks for taking the time to comment, Adam!  I am somewhat aware of these, but I only do single family audits and retrofits and hope to find relevant educational opportunities. The EF webinars are usually legislative or business in…"
Feb 23, 2012
Adam Flowers replied to robert post's discussion ONLINE BPI CEU's??
"Robert, One of the easiest ways I've found to get CEU's is to attend various webinars from BPI, Efficiency First, and other organizations. They're usually good for a full credit, and only take an hour or so. For example, Efficiency…"
Feb 23, 2012
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ONLINE BPI CEU's??

I am looking for feedback on the best, most affordable ways to get CEU'S for my BPI BA certification. I like the idea of a self-paced online resource, like Saturn which I used to study for my tests a few years ago. The least desirable approach from my perspective, is to have to travel to a physical location to do this.Thanks in advance for your input!See More
Feb 23, 2012
robert post replied to Al Heath's discussion Energy Modeling Software - what works??
"Here in Philadelphia, I believe ECA is the largest facilitator of program work. They sent out a notice to their auditors days ago that they are moving from Recurve to a new software because Recurve has sold and will no longer be available, except to…"
Feb 19, 2012
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"Looked just like out house built in 2000. It's amazing how much better it worked when it was ducted properly."
Jan 14, 2012
Bruce Navin replied to robert post's discussion Energy Auditing Software and Reporting
"Phil,  I have a couple of questions.  I use a Galaxy Tab Wifi version. In cases where wifi is unavailable (not uncommon in Central PA); can this program be used as a fillable form while on site and then finish up at the office when back…"
Jan 10, 2012
randy tolowski replied to robert post's discussion Energy Auditing Software and Reporting
"How about you actually doing the "labor"? I find it insulting "Once we know what to do, where and how to do it, we still lack the laborers" If you lack the expertise of actual hands on experience you really have no business in…"
Jan 8, 2012
Ed Ballard replied to robert post's discussion Energy Auditing Software and Reporting
"Kent----thanks for clarifing that RESNET does not have their own software. I figured you knew something that others would want to know. RESNET has three approved software progams for raters.Where you are located and what others in your area are…"
Jan 2, 2012
Kent Mitchell replied to robert post's discussion Energy Auditing Software and Reporting
"Yes the HERS (Home Energy Rating System) is derived from Remrate.  RESNET raters use the Remrate software for reports ranging from tax credits, ENERGY STAR certifications, certain mortgages and improvement options with several types…"
Jan 1, 2012
Ed Ballard replied to robert post's discussion Energy Auditing Software and Reporting
"Kent---------------Please excuse my possible ignorance,but could you give more details on the RESNET/HERS software you mentioned. I was not aware that RESNET had software of their own. Might you be refering to REMRATE? I would be intersted in seeing…"
Jan 1, 2012
Daniel Mellick replied to robert post's discussion Energy Auditing Software and Reporting
"Also whrightsoft is in the process of developing there on auditing module. Just participated in a whrightsoft class and was given this info. Whrightsoft is the "silver bullet" for hvac loads calc. and reporting."
Jan 1, 2012

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