How to Become a Home Performance Superhero

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How to Become a Home Performance Superhero

What do Home Performance Contractors (HPCs) do? Fundamentally, they ask homeowners what heating, cooling and ventilation problems they have and take care of fixing them. As with other services an HVAC contractor provides, it boils ...

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CBPCA Improves a Home Energy Home

Author: Elka Karl
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September 01, 2005

        As was described in the last issue of Home Energy, Carol Markell, the magazine’s advertising and marketing manager, had volunteered her house for use during a training ... [continue reading]

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Training Day

Author: Elka Karl
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July 01, 2005

CBPCA's hands-on training opens the eyes of would-be home performance contractors. [continue reading]

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Moving Forward with Building Performance

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January 01, 2005

What you’re doing is going to make all of our work worthwhile,” a colleague said to me as I packed my things up following a recent presentation. This vote of confidence came ... [continue reading]

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Weatherization Training Takes Off in the Southeast

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January 01, 2004

To increase cooling efficiency in hot climates, trainers are taking the whole-house approach where it hasn't gone before. [continue reading]

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Guide to Training Programs for Home Performance Professionals

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July 01, 2003

Alaska    Name/address Description/Certification Areas of Training Alaska Building Science Network P.O. Box 111097 Anchorage, AK 99511 Tel: (907)562-9927 Fax: (907)770-5412 E-mail: absn@alaska.net Web site:www.absn.com Residential building science-based ... [continue reading]

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Training in the Canadian Arctic

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March 01, 2003

Those who are charged with enforcing building performance standards in Canada's newest territory have miles to go before they begin. [continue reading]

Energy Innovation

Rick Barnett

Energy Innovation

Space conditioning is the biggest piece of the residential energy pie, and thermal shell improvement is a homeowner's best opportunity ...

The Future is Now—Or At Least Nearer with ORNL’s 3D-Printed House and Car

Marlene Taylor

The Future is Now—Or At Least Nearer with ORNL’s 3D-Printed House and Car

Energy supplies and efficiency in new home construction took an interesting turn when researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) ...

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