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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. 

Efficiency First: Upcoming Webinar on July 24

Efficiency First presents the upcoming webinar Efficient Operations: The little things home performance companies can do to save time and money on Thursday, July 24 from 12:30-2:00 p.m. Eastern.

This session will take a look at how tracking the efficiency of your company's operations can provide a better understanding of where you're wasting time and money, and a few tactics you can implement to save big. 

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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.  

Efficiency First: Upcoming Webinar on July 9

Efficiency First presents the upcoming webinar Building Your Team: How to Hire and Retain Qualified Staff on Wednesday, July 9, from 12:30-2:00 p.m. Eastern.

This session will explore the best strategies for recruiting and retaining top-notch employees. Tune in to find out what skills, training, and backgrounds to look for when hiring, and what tactics you can implement to attract and retain the employee who's right for your job.

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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.

RESNET Calls for Comments on Proposed CAZ Testing Standards Removal

Deadline: March 12, 2014

BPI encourages all industry stakeholders to provide their valuable input on these important standards revisions  

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.


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