Building Performance Contractors Association

BPCA/NYS Annual Meeting
Plus Optional Testing and Workshops

May 25, 2011
Doubletree by Hilton Tarrytown 455 South Broadway Tarrytown, NY 10591

Annual Meeting & Dinner Forum

Westchester South Ballroom - 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. -- Annual Meeting - Free

The BPCA/NYS Annual Meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 25, 2011 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Doubletree by Hilton Tarrytown, 455 South Broadway Tarrytown, NY. Attendance at the meeting is free, but the dinner is $50.

  • 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Annual Meeting
    • Dick Kornbluth  “Where we’ve been and where we’re going”
    • Cliff Babson  “State of the Organization” 
    • Question and answer period
    • “Meet the candidates”
    • Election
  • 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Happy Hour - Cash Bar
  • 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - Dinner Forum- Cost: $50
  • 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - BPCA Board Meeting (this will be held at the same time as the dinner forum presentation)

BPI Challenge Tests

Plaza Room A - 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Please arrive at 9:30 a.m.

Proctor: Cliff Babson

Email Cliff Babson at: to make arrangements for the BPI test you are planning on taking and for making payment.  A laptop is required.

Cost: $150

This Training Program is funded in part by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) through its Workforce Development Training Partnerships for Energy Efficiency Program (PON 1816):  NYSERDA’s funding has reduced tuition cost of this program for eligible attendees.  Accordingly, attendees will not be eligible to receive NYSERDA course fee reimbursement for this training under any other offer.  Cost-shared reimbursement of certification examination fees is available from NYSERDA through a separate application.Optional Workshop #1: Implementing the NYS Green Building Program for Verifiers & LEED-H Raters

Plaza Room B - 10:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. -- 9:30 a.m. Registration

Presenter: Kevin Stack

Training Agenda

  • 9:30 a.m. - Registration
  • 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Workshop
  • 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Lunch:  There is a Diner within a 5 minute walk.
  • 1:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. - Workshop

The session also includes overviews of:

  • Indoor airPLUS
  • The Builders Challenge
  • WaterSense

Required :  Bring a copy of the National Green Building Standard.  If you do not have a copy, it is available through:

CEUs: BPI Credit:  2.25 CEU’s  approved
Cost: $

Additional Information


Plaza Room A - 12:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.-- 12:00 p.m. Registration

Presenter: Mike Dunseith

Workshop Agenda:

  • Introduction to BPI
  • House as a System
  • Building Science
  • Attic Condensation
  • Related Damage
  • Long Term Solutions and Prevention

CEUs: BPI Credit: 3 CEUs approved

Additional Information:


Please pre-register using your credit card. We are eliminating payment by check, because it takes a lot of limited staff time and people are registering and marking Pay by Check and not showing up.  We need to know how many people are coming. 

For more information about this event, contact:
Jim Hammel, 315.638.1757,