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Fall 2013
Is Cash Flow a Problem in Your Company?

Is Cash Flow a Problem in Your Company?

It's a simple question: Do you send monthly statements to customers who have not yet paid their bill? The obvious answer is, Of course we do. Doesn't everyone? Well the answer is, Actually, no; everyone ...

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Backdrafting Appliances: Causes and Fixes

Backdrafting Appliances: Causes and Fixes

Homeowners and contractors need to know that when they replace 70%- or 80%-efficient furnaces with 90%-efficient furnaces and leave standard atmospheric draft water heaters orphaned, old atmospheric water heaters may backdraft, creating CO problems for ...

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Let's Play Stump the Chump!

Let's Play Stump the Chump!

Send in your stumpers! You know—that problem house, symptom or combination of symptoms that confounded the homeowner and challenged all your building science savvy to solve. Send BPI a description of the problem&...

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Summer 2013
How Canyoneering Is Like Starting - or Growing - a Home Performance Business

How Canyoneering Is Like Starting - or Growing - a Home Performance Business

As a way to get away from e-mail and blog posts, I’ve been a longtime fan of remote wilderness backpacking, especially in the Grand Canyon. This past fall, I took a trip that ...

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Getting Started in Home Performance Contracting

Getting Started in Home Performance Contracting

Thirteen steps to taking your contracting services to the next level

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Let's Play Stump the Chump!

Let's Play Stump the Chump!

Send in your stumpers! You know—that problem house, symptom or combination of symptoms that confounded the homeowner and challenged all your building science savvy to solve. Send BPI a description of the problem&...

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Build It Green Wins Research Grant to Advance Multifamily Zero Net Energy

Adrienne De Angelo

Build It Green Wins Research Grant to Advance Multifamily Zero Net Energy

The California Energy Commission (CEC) has awarded Build It Green (BIG) a research grant to overcome key challenges to developing ...

Need More Proof that On Demand Pumps are Cost Effective? Here It Is.

Dave Grieshop

Need More Proof that On Demand Pumps are Cost Effective? Here It Is.

My original post, “How On-Demand Pumps in New Residential Construction Can Pay for Themselves Via the New Home’...

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