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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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    The Impact of Energy Efficiency in West Virginia

    The Impact of Energy Efficiency in West Virginia

    By Joe Cullen

    On August 20, 2019, the Building Performance Association (BPA) and the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) filed joint ...
    3 Tips for Building an Off-Grid Home in 2019

    3 Tips for Building an Off-Grid Home in 2019

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    How the U.S. Department of Energy’s Home Energy Score™ Uses HPXML

    How the U.S. Department of Energy’s Home Energy Score™ Uses HPXML

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