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National Energy Efficiency Career Map

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Through a recent three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Energy Building Technologies Office, the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) and its partners will develop an interactive career map that highlights the breadth of rewarding career opportunities in the energy efficiency sectors. With this resource, the partners will conduct extensive outreach to reach a large…

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COVID-19 Challenges at the State Level & BPA’s Response

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This summer, the Building Performance Association has been keeping its focus on getting contractors back to work safely and making sure that energy efficiency programs remain fully funded and prepared for the COVID challenges ahead. Our state policy efforts have continued aggressively in three main areas: Developing Health and Safety (H&S) Protocols for Back to…

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Summer Heats Up Building Performance Legislation

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The past few weeks have been an exciting time for building performance legislation in Congress. On June 24th, the House and Senate simultaneously introduced the HOPE for HOMES Act of 2020 (H.R. 7325, S. 4052). This important legislation provides $6.5 billion to support on-line training for contractors while funding a rebate program for homeowners to…

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