The Ideal Quality Control Inspector
Many years ago I had the privilege of knowing Hector Romulus Demmel, a French Canadian backwoods guide who could do just about everything. He was an extraordinary fisherman, even though he didn’t like ...
Affordable Comfort, Incorporated (now ACI) began its life when very few of us knew what a blower door was. Today ACI plays a pivotal role in promoting the home performance profession. [continue reading]
The Building Performance Institute, Incorporated (BPI), is providing its accredited contractors and certified professionals with new opportunities to distinguish themselves from their competition in the building performance marketplace. BPI ... [continue reading]
As was described in the last issue of Home Energy, Carol Markell, the magazine’s advertising and marketing manager, had volunteered her house for use during a training ... [continue reading]
CBPCA's hands-on training opens the eyes of would-be home performance contractors. [continue reading]
What you’re doing is going to make all of our work worthwhile,” a colleague said to me as I packed my things up following a recent presentation. This vote of confidence came ... [continue reading]
To increase cooling efficiency in hot climates, trainers are taking the whole-house approach where it hasn't gone before. [continue reading]
It’s become more apparent over the last five to ten years that the amount of energy we’...
Our new working paper explores healthy home concerns and behaviors among American homeowners and renters. We show that both groups ...