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Building Performance Association有ive from Chicago, Thursday Edition

Building Performance Association有ive from Chicago, Thursday Edition

Jim Gunshinan

Wednesday was another rich day of inspiration and connection. My brain is nearly full. When you read this, I will likely be on the plane flying from Chicago back to Oakland; where I will have some time to digest it all. There are more sessions this morning though if you are staying on at the conference. And still lots to see and do in Chicago if you are sticking around for the afternoon. The Chicago ... [continue reading]

Building Performance Association有ive from Chicago

Building Performance Association有ive from Chicago

Jim Gunshinan

Check out that title! Monday, we were HPC, Tuesday we are a new association made up of three organizations, HPC, Home Energy, and Efficiency First, called the Building Performance Association. It’s been a change a long time coming, but seems like it’s happening all at once. All of these organizations share a commitment to the same goals and values, and becoming the Building Performance Association will allow us to combine our ... [continue reading]

HPC National有ive from Chicago

HPC National有ive from Chicago

Jim Gunshinan

It’s always a challenge at the HPC national to take in as much as possible until my brain tells me “I’m full”. All these great topics, presenters and attendees is an embarrassment of riches. [continue reading]

Welcome to the HPC National有ive from Chicago

Welcome to the HPC National有ive from Chicago

Jim Gunshinan

For those of you here in Chicago for a Monday workshop, for those who will be registering today or tomorrow, and all of you members of the home performance community, welcome to a rich source of building science news and training—all provided by the experts—and a great chance to network. [continue reading]

Here Comes the 2019 HPC National Home Performance Conference & Trade Show!

Here Comes the 2019 HPC National Home Performance Conference & Trade Show!

Jim Gunshinan

In less than a week, close to 2,000 members of the home performance community, including novices and experts in their fields, will gather in Chicago for the 2019 HPC National Home Performance Conference and Trade Show. No promises about the weather, though Chicago is hard to beat in the Spring, most of the time. But Chicago, that “toddling town”, is known for its entertainment offerings and restaurants, not to mention its parks and places to ... [continue reading]

Data Standards, Energy Efficiency and the Digital Data Economy

Data Standards, Energy Efficiency and the Digital Data Economy

Greg Thomas

Digital data is so big that politicians are starting to talk about the need to break up the companies that manage and profit from much of our data, like Google, Facebook and Amazon. These companies know what to sell you and when you are interested in buying. The better they are at using data, the more efficient they are, the more money they make, and the faster they grow. If data is so valuable and ... [continue reading]

Soffit & Energy Efficiency: Everything You Need To Know

Soffit & Energy Efficiency: Everything You Need To Know

Mandy Lee

Are you aware that a crucial part of your roof, the soffits, are vital to establishing energy efficiency throughout your home? In this article, we’ll take a look everything you need to know about about soffits and energy efficiency. [continue reading]

...and the workforce to build it: H.R. 1315. The Blue Collar to Green Collar Jobs Act

...and the workforce to build it: H.R. 1315. The Blue Collar to Green Collar Jobs Act

Leslie Jackson

There is cause for celebration this week not just for the Home Performance Coalition, (HPC) but for all players in the home performance industry, as H.R. 1315 was introduced to the 116thCongress. [continue reading]

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Be "Smart on Smart" - A Smart Home Workshop for Contractors at HPC19

Home Performance Coalition

Sponsored by Google (Nest) and ecobee, join this unique contractor training workshop and make home performance, smart performance. [continue reading]

Updating Existing Windows with Window Film Offers More Immediate Benefits

Updating Existing Windows with Window Film Offers More Immediate Benefits

Darrell Smith, IWFA

To save money on a building’s energy costs, window replacement may not be a smart move, according to conclusions from government agencies indicating it may take decades to recoup the cash outlay for the installation of new, energy-efficient windows. [continue reading]

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