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Climate Bill Released & Home Star Lobby Day

Thu, 2010-05-13 09:16

Here's the latest update from the National Save Energy Coalition.

Final Push in House for Home Star

Thu, 2010-05-06 08:20

From the National Save Energy Coalition:

1. Home Star – Call Your Rep Today! One day remains before the House votes on their version of Home Star legislation, H.R. 5019. Significant bi-partisan support for Home Star in the House is crucial to prove to the Senate that there is massive support behind Home Star and that they must move quickly to pass it.

Call Today! Home Star Vote on Thursday

Thu, 2010-05-06 08:16

From The National Save Energy Coalition:

The House will vote on their Home Star bill (H.R. 5019) this Thursday, May 6, and we need your help to ensure its passage. Significant bi-partisan support for Home Star in the House is crucial to prove to the Senate that there is massive support behind Home Star and that they must move quickly to pass it. We need you to call your Representatives today (Democrat AND Republican) – urge them to vote for the Home Star bill H.R. 5019!

House to Release Home Star Bill

Tue, 2010-04-13 14:40

National Save Energy CoalitionHere's the latest from the National Save Energy Coaltion.  Pat Roche is calling the energy auditor and energy efficiency industry to action to ensure that the Home Star bill and other energy efficiency measures get attention and actually make it through Congress. 

Everblue LEED and BPI Energy Auditor Training WIA Approved in Virginia

Mon, 2010-04-12 17:51

Everblue Training Institute is proud to announce the State of Virginia Workforce Investment Program has certified the following Everblue courses for enrollment throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.

LEED Green Associate
LEED Accredited Professional – Operations and Maintenance
LEED Accredited Professional – Building, Design, & Construction
BPI Building Analyst
BPI Envelope Shell Professional

BPI Congratulates Six Allies and Affiliates

Mon, 2010-04-12 11:09

Advanced Energy, Community Housing Partners, EnergyLogic, Energy Trust of Oregon and New York State Energy Research and Development Authority among this year's honorees
Malta, NY, April 7, 2010 -The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI), a nationally recognized standards development and contractor credentialing organization for residential energy efficiency retrofit work, congratulates five allied organizations on their receipt of a 2010 ENERGY STAR® Award from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Green Job Openings: Everblue is Hiring

Wed, 2010-04-07 15:43

We just posted a series of job openings and we're looking for qualified candidates. For a complete listing of our job openings, please visit our Everblue Green Careers page.

In Huntersville, North Carolina (just north of Charlotte), we have openings for customer service representatives and marketing interns.  Both positions require strong communication skills and a tenacity to understand and help customers.

Free BPI Certification Exam Questions

Tue, 2010-04-06 16:25

Last Updated: 2016-10-25 03:32

Wondering what the BPI Exam is like? We've posted 10 free BPI practice exam questions for your use. Now you can test yourself to see what the 2-hour, 100-question BPI exam is all about.

Click Here for your Free BPI Exam Practice Questions

New Windows: Are They Worth It?

Mon, 2010-04-05 09:21

Here’s the pitch:

“Your old, leaky windows are sucking heat and energy out of your house. Keeping those ancient money hogs is like throwing your hard-earned dollars in the trash. Install shiny, new, energy-efficient units in your walls, and all your energy bill will be slashed in half.”

This message is conveyed to us in commercials, magazine articles, political speeches, and by that guy in the home improvement store.

The Myth of High Efficiency Furnaces

Fri, 2010-04-02 13:12

Green Myths Debunked is an interesting CNN feature. While I don't agree with all of the myths (there's one that says that urban trees create pollution), I think that number 15, eco-friendly heating, hits the nail on the head.

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