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Do you know how to make sense of all the green home certifications and labels?

When it comes to building, remodeling, designing or developing a residential single or multi family building there are many options and cho…

Started by Brett Little

0 Apr 10

BPI's Building Science Principles Second Edition Now Available

HAVE YOU HEARD!? Today, BPI released the second edition of the Building Science Principles Certificate Exam and Reference Guide! The second…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Oct 9, 2014

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

Earn BPI CEUs Now open for registration! Home and building performance contractors from all over the country will convene in Charlotte, Nor…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Jul 24, 2014

LAST CHANCE: March Madness: 2 for 1 BSP Deal!

For the next five days, when you buy the Building Science Principles (BSP) exam, get the BSP Reference Guide for FREE! The BSP certificat…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Mar 26, 2014

See this: Chicago organizations team up to give underprivileged residents a chance at professional certifications.

If you're looking for a mid-day pick me up, have a look at how North Branch Works and Priority Energy are working together to give unemploy…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Aug 15, 2013

Basements and BAS

I frequently find that if I include basement area and volume in a BPI calculation for Building Airflow Standard then relatively high flow r…

Started by Pat Dundon

16 Apr 11, 2013
Reply by Pat Dundon

BPI Launches Building Science Principles Certificate for Home Performance and Energy Upgrade Industry

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) launched its Building Science Principles (BSP) Certificate of Knowledge and companion Refere…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Jan 7, 2013

National "Training Mill" Canned by BPI

A "National" Certification Mill Expelled by BPI BPI's requirement of Video taping proctored tests appears to have scored if not its first,…

Started by Geary Morris

18 Aug 22, 2012
Reply by Matthew Redmond

University of Guam to offer Building Performance Institute Building Analyst / Energy Auditor Training

The University of Guam Professional and International Programs office in collaboration with everblue, which specializes in green jobs and s…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Aug 16, 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

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