The blogs in this category relate to the BPI Healthy Home Evaluator credential.

Healthy Home Assessments Can Save Lives

Thu, 2017-09-21 10:27

I watch a lot of Forensic Files – you know, the show that reveals how forensic science is used to solve violent crimes and mysterious accidents.

By far, the two most frightening episodes I’ve seen had nothing to do with murder.

Instead, both cases identified mold as the culprit and discussed how air leakage and water damage in the home can lead to health hazards.

The Link Between Healthy Homes and Affordable Housing

Thu, 2017-08-10 12:13

It’s been almost a year since the BPI Healthy Home Evaluator Certification made its mark on the energy efficiency industry, and the designation is still yearning for the spotlight. Some BPI home energy auditors have struggled with the fact that there is less government funding and/or legislation incentivizing their pursuit of the HHE credential. And while that may be true about the certification specifically, the importance of healthy home knowledge has been realized for years.

BPI HHE Frequent Questions

Thu, 2017-01-05 10:24

As a follow-up to our previous post, we’re now going to look at questions that many home performance contractors have asked about the new BPI Healthy Home Evaluator (BPI HHE) credential.

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

Top 6 Drivers of Healthy Home Assessments

Tue, 2017-01-03 15:46

Last Updated: 2017-09-20 10:56

The Building Performance Institute recently hosted a webinar to address updates to the BPI Healthy Home Evaluator program. The webinar panel included:

BPI Healthy Home Evaluator Pilot Closes Sept. 9

Thu, 2016-09-01 10:13

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) will complete the Healthy Home Evaluator (HHE) pilot on Friday, September 9, 2016 at midnight EST.

BPI Building Analysts (BA), Energy Auditors (EA) and Quality Control Inspectors (QCI) in good standing are eligible to sit for the HHE pilot exam.

Update on BPI Healthy Home Evaluator

Thu, 2016-04-07 10:30

Two weeks ago, we posted about the new BPI Healthy Home Evaluator Certification as it was explained to us on the BPI Test Center conference call. At that point in time, the Building Performance Institute (BPI) had planned to launch the pilot for the Healthy Home Evaluator exam on April 4 to coincide with the 2016 ACI National Home Performance Conference & Trade Show. It turns out that this was an early April Fool’s Day joke – likely unintentional – because the pilot actually launched on Friday, April 1st.

Preparing for the New BPI Healthy Home Evaluator Certification

Thu, 2016-03-24 08:29

Earlier this week, Everblue staff members were invited to join a private webinar hosted by the Building Performance Institute (BPI) to learn about the new BPI Healthy Home Evaluator Certification. With a pilot testing phase set to launch on April 4, BPI’s Matt Anderson took some time to explain the history of the new BPI HHE designation and logistical details for debuting this certification.

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