Introducing the Association's Policy Affairs Team
Kara Saul Rinaldi manages Building Performance Association’s government affairs team. Her team develops and advocates for policies and objectives that address obstacles to scaling the home performance industry, or that take advantage of ...
Consider this scenario. A contractor pulls up to the house of prospective customer and knocks on the door. Customer: (Opens door) “Hello?” [continue reading]
On the plane to the Home Performance Coalition (HPC) 2016 National Home Performance Conference in Austin, I sat next to a young oil industry engineer on his way home. He was confident that Texas would ride ... [continue reading]
This past May at Parks Associates’ CONNECTIONS™: Connected Home Conference, I had the opportunity to speak with George Land, General Manager of Nexia—a consumer-facing brand for connected home solutions within Trane&... [continue reading]
RESNET convened its Building Performance Conference in Scottsdale this March, a hospitable time of year in the Arizona desert. I roamed the sessions, and a few of the bars, to keep abreast of developments in ... [continue reading]
DOE’s Solar Decathlon is a challenge posed to collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy efficient, and attractive. The 2015 competition took place October 8–18 at the Orange ... [continue reading]
When we built our new home 50 miles from Austin on 21+ acres we made the decision to have all of our indoor water come from harvested rainwater and to make our flower gardens bigger than they ... [continue reading]
So, you want to build a backyard wind turbine and save hundreds every year? Well, you’ve come to ...
The construction industry is continuing to grow and evolve as new technology emerges. Companies and workers will need to adapt ...