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ROCIS Upcoming Webinars on Particulate Matter & IAQ

Reducing Outdoor Contaminants in Indoor Spaces (ROCIS) presents the following upcoming webinars to explore the impact of particulate matter on indoor air quality, with support from the Heinz Endowments. 

Particles 1: Indoor Concentrations of Outdoor Air Pollution

Friday, November 21, 2:00-3:30 Eastern

Election 2014: Energy Efficiency a Bipartisan Sweet-Spot as Senate Flips

From our partners at the Alliance to Save Energy

In an unexpected wave of victories, Republicans gained at least seven seats in the U.S. Senate and 10 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Election Day. Even though a few seats remain undecided, the Senate majority now rests solidly Republican hands, and the House boasts its largest number of Republicans since the 1920s.

National Conference Scam Alert: Please Be Advised

The Home Performance Coalition has recently been alerted by an exhibitor that an unauthorized third party has contacted them claiming to be our official hotel coordinator for the 2015 ACI National Home Performance Conference & Trade Show in New Orleans, LA and offering to secure hotel rooms. 

Please be advised that this is a scam. The Home Performance Coalition has not authorized anyone to represent us, nor do third parties have access to book rooms at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans on our behalf. 

Home Performance Coalition to Present Northwest Regional Home Performance Conference in Seattle

Pittsburgh, PA, November 5, 2014—The Home Performance Coalition (HPC) will present the 2015 ACI Northwest Regional Home Performance Conference on February 2­–3 at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel in Seattle, WA.

BPI Introduces IDL Certification for Duct and Envelope Tightness Testing Verification

Malta, NY, October 29, 2014 -Today, the Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) introduced the Infiltration and Duct Leakage (IDL) certification, a task-oriented credential that verifies a candidate can successfully conduct air infiltration and duct leakage tests to the ASTM E1554-07 standard. 

Efficiency First: Upcoming Webinar on November 10

Efficiency First will present the webinar Industry Trends: What to Look For and How to Position Yourself for Success in 2015 on Monday, November 10, 2014 from 4-5:30 p.m. EDT/1-2:30 p.m. PST. 

Home Performance Coalition Launches Brand Identity

Wednesday, October 15, 2014— Pittsburgh, PA and Washington, DC—The Home Performance Coalition (HPC) launched its official brand identity today at the 2014 ACI New England Regional Home Performance Conference in Springfield, MA, unveiling its logo and concept for a new website.

BPI's Building Science Principles Second Edition Now Available

Malta, NY, October 9, 2014 -The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) released its second edition of the Building Science Principles (BSP) Certificate of Knowledge, exam and companion Reference Guide today, which features a chapter dedicated to the Home Energy Score; an expanded renewables section; and a Spanish-language version available in November.  

Massachusetts and Rhode Island Programs Close Gaps in Energy Code Compliance

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., (October 8, 2014) – Conservation Services Group (CSG), the U.S. leader in residential energy efficiency, is now the lead vendor for the Massachusetts Code Compliance Support Initiative and National Grid’s Codes Enhancement Program in Rhode Island. These programs, which can serve as models for the entire country, are designed to close the gaps between critical energy code requirements and project compliance.

Upcoming Event: IIEC 30th Anniversary Celebration & Symposium on November 13

The International Institute for Energy Conservation (IIEC) will mark its 30th anniversary on Thursday, November 13 with a celebration and symposium from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at The Liaison Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. 

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