Articles Tagged with ''home performance''

HVAC Is All About Air

Dispelling Myths About Whole-Home Efficiency
June 10, 2013

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

April 15, 2013
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

March 4, 2013
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

January 28, 2013
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

January 28, 2013
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

December 17, 2012
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

December 10, 2012
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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Webinar Examines Whole Home Performance

August 27, 2012
Building Performance Institute Inc. (BPI) is sponsoring a “Crushing Your Competition as a Whole House Home Performance Contractor” webinar, 1 p.m. Sept. 19.


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BPI Publishes Home Energy Auditing Standard

August 20, 2012
The Building Performance Institute Inc. (BPI) announced that BPI-1100-T-2012 Home Energy Auditing Standard has been published as a BPI standard.


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Aug. 9, 2012: BPI Publishes Home Energy Auditing Standard

August 9, 2012
The Building Performance Institute Inc. (BPI) announced that it has published BPI-1100-T-2012 Home Energy Auditing Standard. BPI said the standard provides the protocols to conduct a building-science-based evaluation of existing detached single-family dwellings and townhouses.


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Michael Willburn, president, Infloor Heating Systems, joins the program to discuss his company, radiant heating, industry trends, and whether contractors are becoming more interested in radiant heating. Posted on July 11.

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