Industry News

BPI: The Price is Right! How to Set Profitable Hourly Rates


The Price is Right!
How to Set Profitable Hourly Rates


ASHI, NAR and USGBC Recognize Building Science Principles (BSP) Certificate for Continuing Education


Malta, NY, July 28, 2014 - Three leading organizations representing the home inspection, real estate and sustainable building industries have recognized BPI's

Efficiency First members now get complimentary access to 6 CEU-eligible webinar recordings and quizzes, available 24/7.

Here at Efficiency First, we're in the business of helping home performance companies succeed, and that includes providing the most topical educational opportunities so HP pros can stay at the forefront of industry best practices. 

BPI: Standards for Uniform Data Collection and Transfer in Home Performance Updated

Malta, NY, July 3, 2014- The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) is proud to announce that updates to its BPI-2100-S-2013: Standard for Home Performance-Related Data Transfer (HPXML) and BPI-2200-S-2013: Standard for Home Performance-Related Data Collection have been published and are now available on the BPI website.  

Success through Quality Management: Introducing BPI GoldStar Contractors


Malta, NY, May 22, 2014 - Today BPI announced the launch of the BPI GoldStar Contractor program, a companywide credentialing program that recognizes and rewards home performance contractors committed to the principle that quality is profitable and can set them apart in the marketplace.

Industry Mourns Brad Oberg, Leading Building Scientist, Innovator, and Local Community Leader

Brad Oberg, husband, father, community leader, and co-founder of Pittsburgh-based housing innovation company IBACOS, passed away Monday evening, March 10. He was 64.

BPI Adapts BA Certification Upgrade Criteria

Malta, NY, January 17, 2014 - BPI's standards and credentials work for the industry and its customers because of the constant collaboration between BPI and practitioners in the field.

DOE Launches Competition to Encourage the Creation of Innovative Energy Apps Built with Open Data

WASHINGTON – As part of the Administration’s commitment to a clean energy future, the Energy Department today is launching a contest to promote the creation of new apps designed to address today’s energy challenges. The Apps for Energy II contest, which is the second contest in the year-long American Energy Data Challenge, will encourage contestants to leverage ideas developed during the American Energy Data Challenge’s first contest, and open data sources.  


Sign up to receive the latest industry news & information from ACI.