In the aftermath of devastating storms like the tornado that ravaged Moore, OK on May 20, homeowners are faced with many decisions about how to rebuild. Duncan Prahl, senior building performance specialist at IBACOS, Inc., spoke with Pimm Fox on Bloomberg Television's "Taking Stock," about his experience rebuilding homes in Greensburg, KS after a similar storm struck the city in 2007.
The U.S. Senate unanimously confirmed nuclear physicist Ernest J. Moniz as secretary of energy today, Thursday, May 16. The vote was 97-0, with three senators, including Roy Blunt, R-Missouri; Tom Coburn, R-Oklahoma; and Jerry Moran, R-Kansas missing the vote.
On April 30, 2013, U.S. Department of Energy's Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, Kathleen Hogan, announced the launch of the Better Buildings Residential Network at the ACI National Home Performance Conference and Leadership Summit in Denver, Colorado.
The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) honored John Tooley of Advanced Energy by naming him the 2013 recipient of the Tony Woods Award for Excellence in Advancing the Home Performance Industry, at the Opening Plenary ceremony of the ACI National Home Performance Conference in Denver, CO.
Coming to the 2013 National Home Performance Conference? Don't miss the 16 + 16 Level 1 Infrared Thermographer course presented by TruTech Tools, Ltd. and Inspector Tools, being helpd Sunday, April 28 and Monday, April 29. This two-part course combines 16 hours of classroom and hands-on education with 16 hours of online learning.