BPI Certification

BPI stands for Building Performance Institute. BPI is a third-party organization that creates standards and awards certifications for residential energy efficiency.

BPI Certification Program Gets Renewed Support

Thu, 2018-01-11 14:12

2018 marks the 25th year of operation for the residential energy efficiency nonprofit Building Performance Institute (or BPI). The BPI organization aims to create awareness about the “house-as-a-system” mentality and works to educate contractors on home energy efficiency, comfort, durability, health, and safety.

Opportunities Beyond BPI Building Analyst

Tue, 2016-11-15 11:09

Last Updated: 2017-11-14 3:40

The Building Performance Institute, or BPI, has been promoting the importance of home performance and energy efficiency since 1993. Part of the reason why BPI Certification (as a program) has seen so much success is because the knowledge appeals to professionals from a variety of backgrounds with a variety of motivations.

For more information about BPI Certification, visit our BPI Energy Auditor overview series.

Becoming a BPI Energy Auditor (Visual)

Tue, 2015-09-01 11:12

Last Updated: 2017-04-10 02:18

When participants enroll in a BPI training course, they make a commitment to helping their residential customers lower their energy usage (and their energy-related bills!). Similarly, these home energy auditing professionals also identify opportunities in a home that provide greater safety, durability, and enhanced indoor air quality for home occupants. This noble occupation provides an incredible service to homeowners who may be unaware of how their home impacts their health and safety.

The Drive Behind BPI Training

Tue, 2015-03-31 09:04

I recently came across a timeline on the Building Performance Institute’s website, showing how BPI has grown and impacted the home performance industry since its inception in 1993. If you haven’t seen it, I recommend you check it out. There’s a wealth of information there, and it’s interesting to see how the organization’s passion for energy efficiency has enabled it to prosper over the last 20 years.

The timeline concludes with accomplishments earned in 2012.

So what’s driving BPI Certification now?

BPI IDL Certification Update

Thu, 2014-10-23 08:03

The Building Performance Institute (BPI) announced yesterday that the trial period for the new BPI Infiltration and Duct Leakage Certification has concluded and that the BPI IDL Certification exams will be widely introduced to the public on Monday, October 27th.

Chaffey College Chooses Everblue to Provide Weatherization Training

Tue, 2014-10-21 08:29

Educational Partnership to Continue Through 2017


Chaffey Community College District, the recipient of a Vocational Education and Training Services grant, has selected Everblue Training, LLC to provide weatherization and building science training to its California community.

Building Science for Office Coordinators & Sales

Tue, 2014-10-14 09:55

You may be wondering why an office coordinator or sales representative would need to be educated on the principles of building science. Those of us in non-technical administrative roles have long been stuck between a rock and a hard place in effectively communicating the impact of our company’s services due to limited field experience.

The New BPI Accreditation Program

Thu, 2014-10-02 08:35

In 2010, the Building Performance Institute (BPI) offered a specialized contractor program called BPI Accreditation. This program was meant for companies that provided home performance services. In order to become a BPI Accredited contractor, an individual had to earn the BPI Building Analyst Certification as well as one specialty designation.

Announcing BPI IDL Certification

Thu, 2014-08-07 08:51

Last Updated: 2017-04-17 03:10

The Building Performance Institute (BPI) has announced a new certification focused specifically on blower door and duct blaster concepts.

BPI Infiltration and Duct Leakage, or BPI IDL, is a standalone certification that emphasizes proper handling of energy auditing equipment - and you heard it here first!

What is BPI IDL Certification?

14 Ways That Building Analyst Has Changed

Thu, 2014-05-01 13:44

You may have heard that the Building Performance Institute (BPI) had updated its popular BPI Building Analyst standard in early February 2014. The new BPI Building Analyst, which has been dubbed “Building Analyst of the Future,” provides a more thorough certification experience and truly addresses the needs and job responsibilities of real home energy auditors.