Articles Tagged with ''home performance''

ACI National Conference Promotes Whole-Home Performance

HVAC contractors and manufacturers recently gathered with builders, remodelers, public utility representatives, government officials, and more to discuss home performance at Affordable Comfort Inc.’s (ACI) National Home Performance Conference.


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May 10, 2012: BPI Works With RSES to Expand Accreditation Options for HVAC Contractors

The Building Performance Institute Inc. (BPI) has announced another new accreditation option for HVAC contracting companies. BPI said it will now accept the Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES) certifications as prerequisite criteria for its accreditation program.


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May 1, 2012: DOE Continues to Seek Input on How to Support HVACR Expansion Into Home Performance

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced that it is soliciting input from all parties regarding how DOE can best support the expansion of HVACR businesses into residential whole-house energy-efficiency services. DOE has now extended the deadline for input to June 1.


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April 24, 2012: SolarCity Introduces Home Energy Loan for Energy Efficiency Upgrades

SolarCity®, a leader in clean energy services, has unveiled a new Home Energy Loan for energy efficiency upgrades that the company says will make cleaner indoor air, greater comfort, and lower energy bills more accessible to American homeowners.


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DOE Seeks Input on Home Performance

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is soliciting input from all parties regarding how DOE can best support the expansion of HVACR businesses into residential whole-house, energy-efficiency services through new initiatives or by building upon existing HVACR to home performance efforts underway within the industry.


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BPI Introduces New Certifications

In June 2012 the Building Performance Institute Inc. (BPI) will introduce four new Home Energy Professional certifications.


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The Future of HVAC Contracting

In the last decade, our legislators and our regulatory agencies have had a huge influence on the industry and how contractors conduct their business. This government influence will continue to drive our business.


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BPI Reports Strong Growth in 2011

The Building Performance Institute Inc. (BPI) released its 2011 end of year report, which detailed a year of strong growth for the home performance credentialing and standards setting organization.


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Home Performance Contracting Steals the Show at ACCA

With more than 2,400 contractors attending the recent 2012 ACCA Annual Conference and Indoor Air Expo in Las Vegas, the event lived up to its “Raise the Stakes” billing.


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Regulatory Issues Dominate ACCA CEO Forum

At the 2012 Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) annual conference, attendees had the opportunity to hear top executives from five major industry manufacturers discuss some of the hottest topics in HVAC. Some of the topics included regional standards, dry-charged unit sales, the R-22 price spike, and more.


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