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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

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    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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    HPC Files Comments on New Efficiency: New York

    HPC Files Comments on New Efficiency: New York

    By Joe Cullen, Director of Policy and Outreach

    On July 16, 2018, the Home Performance Coalition (HPC) provided comments on New Efficiency: New York, an ambitious energy efficiency ...
    Register by August 31 for Discount to EEBA High Performance Home Summit

    Register by August 31 for Discount to EEBA High Performance Home Summit

    By John O'Reilly

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    HomeSmart International Joins the Pearl Broker Advantage Program in Arizona

    HomeSmart International Joins the Pearl Broker Advantage Program in Arizona

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    Our First Year with Solar Panels

    Our First Year with Solar Panels

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