BSP Helps Home Assessors Understand How the House Works as a System
March 18, 2015
The Building Performance Institute’s (BPI’s) Building Science Principles (BSP) Certificate of Knowledge has been approved by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as a minimum qualifying credential for candidates to take the Home Energy Score Assessor exam.
BPI Energy Auditor Training Now Available for Eligible Individuals
March 10, 2015
Priority Energy, a Chicago energy solutions and training company, has partnered with Albany Park Community Center (APCC) to provide free energy auditor training to unemployed or under-employed Cook County residents. Qualified individuals include anyone with HVAC and construction backgrounds.
Learning Lab Program Covers a Wide Variety of Topics
February 27, 2015
ACCA announced it will be offering continuing education units (CEUs) for Building Performance Institute (BPI) and North American Technician Excellence (NATE) credit, and HVAC CEUs for the states of Alabama and Ohio, during its ACCA 2015 conference.
The BSP Certificate Verifies a Basic Knowledge of Building Science
February 5, 2015
The Building Performance Institute Inc.(BPI) has announced that Spanish versions of the Building Science Principles (BSP) Certificate of Knowledge exam and companion reference guide are now available for purchase through a new section of BPI’s website, www.bpi.org/espanol.
The Building Performance Institute Inc. (BPI) has announced that BPI-1200-S-201x: Standard for Basic Analysis of Buildings is now available for public comment. The standard is open for comment through Dec. 15, 2014.
Building Science Helps in Understanding Relationship Between Building Envelope, HVAC, Other Systems of the Home
August 6, 2014
Three leading organizations representing the home inspection, real estate, and green building industries have approved the Building Performance Institute’s (BPI’s) Building Science Principles (BSP) Certificate of Knowledge for the continuing education of their members.
The Program Is Rolling Out Together with a Consumer Outreach Campaign
May 30, 2014
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.
Products Will Be Listed on BPI’s Website and Authorized to Use Its Product Listing Mark
May 2, 2014
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.
BPI Will Showcase Use of Infrared Cameras to Understand House-as-a-System Building Science
March 21, 2014
As part of its consumer outreach, the Building Performance Institute Inc. (BPI) announced that it will participate in the third USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo, April 26-27 in Washington, D.C. The free, family-friendly expo allows kids and adults to participate in more than 3,000 hands-on activities.