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    With a record number in attendance, Chicago was the perfect setting to trumpet the newly formed Building Performance Association.

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    Air Sealing with AeroBarrier

    Air Sealing with AeroBarrier

    By Curtis Harrington and Dave Bohac

    In many parts of the country, house envelopes are notoriously leaky, with unintended air infiltration that results in additional space-heating and -cooling equipment loads. ...
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    New Legislation in the House

    New Legislation in the House

    By Leslie Jackson

    There is cause for celebration this spring for all players in the home performance industry, as H.R. 1315 was introduced in the 116th ...
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    Editorial: A Letter from the CEO

    Editorial: A Letter from the CEO

    Dear Friends, Welcome readers and attendees at the 2019 National Home Performance Conference and Trade Show! Have you heard our news? It is with great ...
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    HomeSmart International Joins the Pearl Broker Advantage Program in Arizona

    HomeSmart International Joins the Pearl Broker Advantage Program in Arizona

    By pearladmin

    Vienna, Virginia and Scottsdale, Arizona – July 19, 2018 – Pearl Certification and HomeSmart International are proud to announce that ...
    Our First Year with Solar Panels

    Our First Year with Solar Panels

    By Chris Stratton

    DISCLAIMER: This blog post was updated on November 4, 2018 with corrected energy data. I recently discovered I had been ...
    New Consortium for Energy Efficiency Report  High Stakes for Energy Efficiency

    New Consortium for Energy Efficiency Report High Stakes for Energy Efficiency

    By Joe Cullen, Director of Policy and State Outreach

    Given the critical role that state and local energy policy and regulations ...
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    Benito Steen's video, "Building with Mud: A Continuum" Looks Good Enough To Eat

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