Home Star

The Home Star Act of 2010 was a two-year federal program that would have provided direct consumer incentives for residential energy efficiency retrofits.

Home Star: Overview of the Green Jobs Stimulus

Thu, 2010-02-11 11:21

I just participated in the “HOME STAR overview and call to action” presentation by Patrick Roche, chairman of the industry trade association Efficiency First. Efficiency First is a relatively new (12-13 Month Old) trade association and political action organization for the home performance contractors.  The main point of this call was to spin up the industry to gain momentum behind the Home Star program.

BPI Included in 'Cash for Caulkers' Recommendation

Thu, 2009-12-10 21:45
The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI), a nationally recognized standards development and contractor credentialing organization for residential energy efficiency retrofit work, is pleased to be included in President Obama's proposed national weatherization incentive program, HOME STAR, unveiled in the President's speech on Job Creation and Economic Growth at The Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., yesterday.