New Legislation in the House
There is cause for celebration this spring for all players in the home performance industry, as H.R. 1315 was introduced in the 116th Congress on February 27, 2019. New legislation that would support training for home ...
2009 Training Guide for Home Performance Professionals
A matrix of training opportunities for home performance professionals and wanna bees. [continue reading]
Trainers Speak Out on Demand for Green Retrofit Workforce
The demand is there to create a new green economy, but do we have the trained workforce to begin the job? [continue reading]
Weatherization Boot Camp
It has become evident, with a national focus on the new “green-collar” job sector, that there is a lot of work to be done if we want to train a workforce to meet ... [continue reading]
Going Green with Online Education
Some of you may wonder, can online education really prepare individuals for jobs in the building trades or the building performance industry? Let’s face it—computers have changed our world in a ... [continue reading]
Computer-Based Energy Analyst Training
There’s nothing quite like sitting in a classroom, or out in the field, learning about HVAC systems, building science, green rating protocols, and other subjects of interest to Home Energy readers. You can ... [continue reading]
Training for Service
Environmentalism is becoming one of the most important issues in today’s politics. More and more candidates for legislative and executive positions are adding conservation and sustainable energy to their proposed agendas. It is ... [continue reading]
Building Performance Journal Editors
Our Blog Has Moved
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Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?
Energy efficiency is good for the economy, good for families, good for workers, and good for the environment.