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    In Gratitude to Bill Miller

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    DOE Weatherization Assistance Program Update

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    Introducing the Association's Policy Affairs Team

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    Kara Saul Rinaldi manages Building Performance Association’s government affairs team. Her team develops and advocates for policies and objectives that address obstacles ...
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    Overcoming Obstacles to Advanced Air Sealing

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    By Andrew Woodruff

    We all know the basics of energy efficiency. Air seal high in the building, then low, then insulate. Seems simple, right? Stop the air ...
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    How Many Hours-of-Safety Do Our Homes Have in Extreme Weather?

    How Many Hours-of-Safety Do Our Homes Have in Extreme Weather?

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    How many people in your community are at risk during extreme weather events? The heat waves wracking the ...
    Mark Your Calendars for the 2019 City Clean Energy Scorecard

    Mark Your Calendars for the 2019 City Clean Energy Scorecard

    By David Ribeiro, Senior Research Manager for ACEEE

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    10 Construction Trends Impacting the Industry

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