Articles Tagged with ''home performance contracting''

May 30, 2014: BPI Introduces GoldStar Contractor Program

The Program Is Rolling Out Together with a Consumer Outreach Campaign
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Building Performance Institute Inc. (BPI) has announced the launch of the BPI GoldStar Contractor program, a companywide credentialing program designed to recognize home performance contractors committed to quality.


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Contractors Boast the Benefits of Adding Insulation Services

Best Practices for Bringing Insulation In-House
By Kimberly Schwartz
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HVAC contractors specializing in home performance have found great growth opportunities through their added insulation services.


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Buckeye Heating & Cooling Joins the GreenHomes America Network

Home Performance Services Now Available in Columbus, Ohio Region
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GreenHomes America announced that Buckeye Heating & Cooling, a residential HVAC contractor in the Columbus, Ohio region, is the newest member of its home performance franchise network.


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May 2, 2014: BPI Announces Product Listing Program for the Home Performance Industry

Products Will Be Listed on BPI’s Website and Authorized to Use Its Product Listing Mark
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The Building Performance Institute Inc. (BPI) has announced the launch of the BPI Product Listing Program, a system that the organization said will evaluate and list the home performance tools, products, and materials that meet product specification industry standards.


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Balancing Home-Performance Demands with Ventilation Needs

Properly Ventilating Tight Homes a Priority for Home-Performance Contractors
By Jen Anesi
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As contractors seal up homes, they also need to consider proper ventilation, avoid common mistakes, and follow industry protocols to ensure occupant health and safety.


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NCI Members Soak Up the Education

Conference Focuses on Branding, How to Properly Own a Territory
By Kyle Gargaro
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Members who attended were greeted with a carefully designed technical and business-oriented educational program that addressed specific challenges facing performance-based contractors.


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The Winter of Discontent Could Lead to the Spring of Home Improvement

By Cherie Preville
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As an HVACR contractor, now's the time to spring into action.
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Constructing Comfort — One Tool at a Time

It Takes the Right Instruments to Get the Job Done
By Cherie Preville
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Once equipped with the right dose of knowledge and the proper tools, contractors are able to offer whole-house “Goldilocks” solutions: Those that fit just right. 


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Jan. 10, 2014: BPI Establishes Partnership with BBB, Prepares Consumer Marketing Campaign

BPI Seeks Greater Awareness of Home Performance Industry
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The Building Performance Institute Inc. (BPI) announced it has been selected by the Council of Better Business Bureaus (CBBB) as one of the exclusive partners helping to develop a new resource for consumers seeking trustworthy information on home improvement topics. BPI is also rolling out a consumer marketing campaign.


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Jan. 8, 2014: Home Performance 101 Online Course Recognized by BPI

Course Covers the House-as-a-System Approach to Energy Conservation and More
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Home Performance 101, an online contractor training course provided by the Green Energy Training Academy, powered by AFC First, has been recognized for continuing education credits by the Building Performance Institute (BPI).


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