Articles Tagged with ''home performance''

July 19, 2013: CEO of Affordable Comfort Inc. Resigns

ACI Board of Directors Announces Resignation of Amy Fazio
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The Affordable Comfort Inc. (ACI) board of directors has announced the resignation of CEO Amy Fazio. Fazio joined ACI in February 2010 and the board said she successfully led the organization through a time when the industry faced several significant challenges.


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July 18, 2013: BPI’s Home Performance Data Standards Published as BPI Standards

Standards Facilitate Transfer of Home Performance-Related Data
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The Building Performance Institute Inc. (BPI) announced that BPI-2100-S-2013: Standard for Home Performance-Related Data Transfer and BPI-2200-S-2013: Standard for Home Performance-Related Data Collection have been published as BPI standards.  


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June 28, 2013: Registration Open for ACCA's Building Performance Forum

Program Focuses on Residential and Commercial Building Performance
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The Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) has announced that registration is now open for the second annual Building Performance Forum. The event is scheduled for Oct. 1-2, 2013, at the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol in Austin, Texas. The event is being presented by ACCA and The NEWS.


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HVAC Is All About Air

Dispelling Myths About Whole-Home Efficiency
By Tom Turner
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The HVAC industry suffers the stigma, not from intentional wrongdoing, but rather adoption of rules of thumb that have little basis in fact. Prove to the industry they are on the wrong path and they will adopt right thinking. 


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EPA Recognizes Dominion East Ohio as a 2013 Energy Star Partner of the Year

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Dominion East Ohio with a 2013 Energy Star Partner of the Year Award for its outstanding efforts in delivering energy efficiency information and services to its customers.


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BPI Accepting Nominations

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The Building Performance Institute (BPI) is accepting nominations for the 2013 Tony Woods award for excellence in advancing the home-performance industry.


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BPI Launches New Program

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The Building Performance Institute Inc. (BPI) launched its Building Science Principles (BSP) Certificate of Knowledge and companion reference guide Jan. 7 to meet demand for a method of verifying basic building science knowledge in the home-performance and energy-efficiency retrofit fields.


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ACI Brings Together Leading Manufacturers for Meeting in Detroit

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Affordable Comfort Inc. (ACI ) held the first of a series of Community of Interest meetings in Detroit, bringing together leading manufacturers in the home performance industry. Representatives from Carrier, Dow, Panasonic, Zehnder America Inc., and Knauf Insulation were present.


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ACI Conference Gains Sponsors

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Affordable Comfort Institute (ACI) announced that Carrier and Dow Building Solutions will serve as host sponsors for the 2013 National Home Performance Conference in Denver, April 30 to May 3, 2013.


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Silver Certificate and $1,750 Awarded to Chicago Couple for Improved Home Performance

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Gail and George Bohling received a Silver Certificate from Alderman Mary O’Connor because of improvements made to their home in Chicago’s 41st Ward. The improvements are expected to save them an estimated $483 annually on their utility bills and an estimated 24 percent reduction in gas energy usage.


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