Program Focuses on Residential and Commercial Building Performance
June 28, 2013
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.