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Walmart's Business Practices for a Sustainable Workforce

Tue, 2011-03-01 15:18

Walmart’s Business Practices, and What They Mean for the Sustainable Workforce

Weatherization Employment Opportunities Near You

Fri, 2011-02-25 14:24

We frequently get asked about energy auditor and weatherization opportunities around the country. If you are wondering how attaining a BPI certification or taking a Solar class may benefit you please review the list of opportunities below.


The Town of Phippsburg is seeking proposals for energy efficient upgrades to town buildings including a Fire Station and Library. Recommendations are being sought in the following areas: weatherization, lighting, electrical, domestic hot water and HVAC. Contact 207-389-2653 for details.

Home Energy Auditors - How Much Can They Make?

Thu, 2011-02-17 11:46

Last Updated: 2017-04-18 03:15

Let’s face it. Professionals across the country who work in home performance trades are increasingly turning to energy auditing as a new revenue stream and way to upsell clients for their specialty trade work.

If this sounds like an appealing strategy for you, visit our introductory BPI Certification page and learn how you can make this goal a reality!


What is Carbon Accounting?

Wed, 2011-02-16 18:03

If you want to learn more about implementing carbon accounting in your organization, visit our ISSP Certification page and get started with the steps for tracking carbon emissions and greenhouse gases in sustainability training courses.

Greening Corporate America and Wall Street

He who holds the carbon purse strings holds the power.

Understanding Corporate Sustainability

Mon, 2011-02-14 15:27

Seeing Green: Understanding The Financial, Human and Environmental Benefits of Corporate Sustainability Management.

Think fast.

What is your company’s carbon footprint? How green are your products? What did your company’s most recent Life Cycle Analysis tell you? Are you reporting with the GRI?

NABCEP Releases Solar Thermal Learning Objectives

Sat, 2011-01-29 15:34

Solar enthusiasts, the wait is over! NABCEP has recently released Entry Level Solar Thermal Learning Objectives and an exam blueprint for its new Solar Thermal Entry Level Knowledge Assessment program. The Learning Objectives, which were developed by a volunteer committee of Solar Thermal Industry practitioners and educators, are focused on ensuring that students will be able to demonstrate fundamental Solar Thermal knowledge.

Recently Laid-off in the Boston Area?

Fri, 2011-01-28 17:28

Update: The following opportunity is no longer available. Please contact us at 800-460-2575 for more information on assistance programs in your area.

The state of Massachusetts has received special funding to assist people laid-off over the last two years. Boston area individuals who have been laid off from the following list of companies may be eligible for free training!

Layoff date for the following companies must be on or after December 1, 2008 - June 30, 2010.

Looking for Answers to a Big Picture Problem

Fri, 2011-01-28 11:01

Look at the headlines on, and you’ll find news about our world’s “major” issues: a school experimenting with segregation, an analysis of Arab protesters or a celebrity’s newest scandal. Navigate over to the opinions page, and you can read editorials about nearly everything BUT the environment. Yet here we are, humans who represent a meager 5% of the world’s population, but we’re capable of draining 30% of its resources, and depleting rainforests at the staggering rate of an acre a second.

New Jersey Job Opportunity

Thu, 2011-01-27 11:15

Update: The following opportunity is no longer available. Please contact us at 800-460-2575 for more information on employment opportunities in your area.

The city of Camden New Jersey is seeking qualified individuals to perform energy conservation improvements at North Camden Community Center (6th & Erie Streets). BPI qualified contractors possess the baseline knowledge to perform these tasks and are encouraged to apply.

Interested parties should contact Deborah Beasley (purchasing agent) at 856-757-7159.

Solar Growth Hampered By Government Regulation

Fri, 2011-01-21 10:11

If you've been following the news lately, you'll no doubt have heard about the demise of American Solar Panel Manufacturers. Essentially, China is driving the prices of panels down so low that many American manufacturers are simply giving up and buying Chinese made panels. While I think this is a disaster for American manufacturing, I thought this would be a boon for Amercian Solar installers as the cost of panels has drop up to 80% in the last few years (depending on the type of panel).

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