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

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Thu, 2018-01-11 15:17
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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.  Read more: BPI Certification Program Gets Renewed Support »

Opportunities Beyond BPI Building Analyst

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Fri, 2018-04-20 09:36
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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.  Read more: Opportunities Beyond BPI Building Analyst »

Chaffey College Chooses Everblue to Provide Weatherization Training

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Thu, 2017-01-12 16:56
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Educational Partnership to Continue Through 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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.  Read more: Chaffey College Chooses Everblue to Provide Weatherization Training »

Building Science for Office Coordinators & Sales

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Wed, 2017-01-11 14:10
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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.  Read more: Building Science for Office Coordinators & Sales »

The New BPI Accreditation Program

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Fri, 2018-04-20 14:02
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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.  Read more: The New BPI Accreditation Program »

BPI Blower Door & Duct Blaster Certification

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Fri, 2018-04-20 12:46
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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?  Read more: BPI Blower Door & Duct Blaster Certification »

14 Ways That Building Analyst Has Changed

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Thu, 2014-05-01 15:02
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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.  Read more: 14 Ways That Building Analyst Has Changed »

Home energy score for a home energy audit

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Thu, 2014-07-31 16:54
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The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) recently announced the launch of a national rating program to provide customers with an affordable, easy to understand rating of their home that can be combined with a comprehensive home energy audit. The BPI Rating Program is now available in Florida, which last July recognized BPI as one of a select group of organizations authorized to provide a Building Energy-Efficiency Rating System (BERS) in the state. BPI's program begins in Florida and is expected to be fully operational nationwide by mid-2014.  Read more: Home energy score for a home energy audit »

BPI Certification and Accreditation Explained

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Mon, 2017-01-16 16:16
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Are you looking for a BPI Certification? Are you looking to become a BPI Accredited contractor? To set the record straight, BPI Certification is for individuals, while BPI Accreditation is for companies [NOTE: Please do not confuse this with LEED where the buildings are LEED Certified and individuals are LEED Accredited].  Read more: BPI Certification and Accreditation Explained »