How to Become a Home Performance Superhero

Spotlight Article:

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 ...

Keep Reading


Training Day

Author: Elka Karl
premium CONTENT
July 01, 2005

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


Moving Forward with Building Performance

premium CONTENT
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]


Weatherization Training Takes Off in the Southeast

premium CONTENT
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]


Guide to Training Programs for Home Performance Professionals

premium CONTENT
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: Web Residential building science-based ... [continue reading]


Training in the Canadian Arctic

premium CONTENT
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]


Affordable Comfort Reaches New Heights

archive CONTENT
September 01, 1999

The annual Affordable Comfort conference, which took place this spring in Chicago, was an occasion to indulge in information overload and have a bit of fun. [continue reading]

How To Effectively Market Energy Efficiency to Consumers

Kurt Jacobson

How To Effectively Market Energy Efficiency to Consumers

Most of us are aware that marketing greatly impacts the way consumers make decisions and ultimately make purchases or investments. ...

Balancing the Grid with Aloha

Wannie Park

Balancing the Grid with Aloha

Hawaii is notorious for leading the nation in aloha spirit—and solar power. Up to 53% of Hawaii’s ...

Earn BPI CEU credits
Home Performance with EnergyStar
Email Newsletter

Home Energy E-Newsletter

Sign up for our free monthly

Harness the power of

Get the Home Energy