New Legislation in the House

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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 ...

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Yavapai's Green Building Success

July 01, 2007

Yavapai College's Residential Building Technology (RBT) program has been recognized many times over for its energy-efficient, green, and affordable homes - homes that are constructed by students in the program. [continue reading]

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Best Practices for Sealing HVAC Systems

May 07, 2007

Energy Star programs are requiring more expertise from HVAC crews. Here are some helpful training hints. [continue reading]

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From HVAC to Home Performance Contracting

March 10, 2007

Matthew Holtkamp knew when he was in technical school at Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa, Iowa, that he would have his own HVAC business some day.  In 1996 his dream became a reality when ... [continue reading]

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What's the Value of One Life Saved

Author: Larry Zarker
March 09, 2007

Training in the whole-house approach to home performance gives contractors the ability to save lives as well as energy. [continue reading]

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Growing Up Together

January 01, 2007

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]

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Building Performance Contracting Raises the Bar

Author: Larry Zarker
January 01, 2006

        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]

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Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?

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Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?

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