Building Performance Contractors Association

RESOURCES

  • Affordable Comfort, Inc
    Affordable Comfort is a leader in energy efficiency, weatherization, home environmental quality, and housing performance.
  • Alliance to Save Energy
    Exploring the Frontiers of Energy Policy and Energy Efficiency
  • American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
    ACEEE is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing energy efficiency as a means of promoting both economic prosperity and environmental protection.
  • Association of Energy Service Professionals
    AESP is dedicated to advancing the professional interests of individuals working to provide value through energy services and energy efficiency by the sharing of ideas information and experience.
  • Building Performance Institute
    BPI is a national standards development and credentialing organization for residential energy efficiency retrofit work – providing training through a network of training affiliate organizations, individual certifications, company accreditations and quality assurance programs. As an independent, not-for-profit organization, we bring together leading building science experts from across North America to develop our standards using a consensus-based methodology.
  • Building Science Corporation
    An independent building science consulting firm with lots of free building science information.
  • DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
    DOE web site with lots of free energy-efficiency and renewable energy information
  • Efficiency First
    Efficiency First, is a nonprofit trade association, which represents its members in public policy discussions at the state and national levels, to promote the benefits of Home Performance retrofitting, and to help our industry grow to meet unprecedented demand for quality home retrofitting services.
  • Energy CrossRoads at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratories
    LBL is an international leader in developing and commercializing energy-efficient technologies and analytical techniques and in documenting ways of improving the energy efficiency and indoor environmental quality of residential and commercial buildings.
    Energy & Environmental Building Association
    EEBA is an international non-profit group dedicated to fostering energy efficient design and construction, and environmentally responsible development practices that provide quality living environments.
  • Energy Federation Incorporated
    Virtually all of the materials that are offered through EFI's programs can also be purchased directly. EFI's on-line catalog features many of these products, providing short descriptions, technical information, and pricing.
  • ENERGY STAR
    EPA program for promoting energy-efficiency in homes, businesses and equipment.
  • Home Energy Magazine
    Home Energy magazine provides energy professionals with reliable, easy-to- read reporting on the latest energy-efficient technologies for the home -- from weatherization, to heating and cooling systems, to lighting, windows, appliances, and indoor air quality.
  • International Association of Energy Efficient Lighting
    IAEEL is a global contact network and an information resource for high-quality, energy-efficient lighting.
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory
    DOE National Laboratory in Golden, CO
  • New England Sustainable Energy Association
    NESEA is a non-profit membership organization, fostering the use of renewable and sustainable energy, the responsible use of non-renewable forms of energy, and to convey the value of these practices for the preservation of the environment.
  • New York State Weatherization Directors Association
    NYSWDA’s  Syracuse training center is  available for BPI certification and re-certification (written and field testing) for BPI Building Analyst, Envelope Professional, Manufactured Housing Specialist  and Heating Professional certifications.  All of our other building science trainings are eligible for BPI CEU’s which are posted on our training calendar.
  • Northeast Home Energy Rating System Alliance
    Organization of Home of Energy Rating systems in the Northeast.
  • Passive Solar Industries Council
    It works for you and helps our environment!
  • Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET)
    RESNET is the national organization that certifies home energy raters
  • What-Is-HVAC.com
    HVAC for beginners