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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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RESNET and the New Buildings Institute Enter Partnership to Promote Zero Net Energy Homes and Develop Multifamily Energy Rating Index Standard

Steve Baden

RESNET and the New Buildings Institute Enter Partnership to Promote Zero Net Energy Homes and Develop Multifamily Energy Rating Index Standard

RESNET and the New Buildings Institute have joined forces to promote net zero energy homes and develop an American consensus ...

Leading California's Zero Energy Homebuilding Efforts

Brandon De Young

Leading California's Zero Energy Homebuilding Efforts

In 2008, California set a bold new goal for its homebuilders. The California Long Term Energy Efficiency Strategic Plan makes it ...

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