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  • A Range of Debate

    The goal is to get rid of the gas space and water heating equipment that has long hours of operations and a much bigger carbon footprint.

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    DOE Weatherization Assistance Program Update

    DOE Weatherization Assistance Program Update

    In an ongoing effort to improve communication with the weatherization community, DOE’s Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) will convey new training resources, recently ...
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    Introducing the Association's Policy Affairs Team

    Introducing the Association's Policy Affairs Team

    By Kara Saul Rinaldi and Leslie Jackson

    Kara Saul Rinaldi manages Building Performance Association’s government affairs team. Her team develops and advocates for policies and objectives that address obstacles ...
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    Overcoming Obstacles to Advanced Air Sealing

    Overcoming Obstacles to Advanced Air Sealing

    By Andrew Woodruff

    We all know the basics of energy efficiency. Air seal high in the building, then low, then insulate. Seems simple, right? Stop the air ...
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    Our First Year with Solar Panels

    Our First Year with Solar Panels

    By Chris Stratton

    DISCLAIMER: This blog post was updated on November 4, 2018 with corrected energy data. I recently discovered I had been ...
    Benito Steen's video,

    Benito Steen's video, "Building with Mud: A Continuum" Looks Good Enough To Eat

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    Adding Value to Contractors’ Work in the Mortgage Market

    Adding Value to Contractors’ Work in the Mortgage Market

    By Julie Caracino, HPC Director of Research & Standards

    Home Performance Coalition, with the Appraisal Institute, is working to increase demand for residential energy efficiency by ensuring ...
     
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