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About BPA

The Building Performance Association (BPA) is a nonprofit 501(c)6 industry association that serves as the hub for businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies working to make America’s homes more comfortable, healthy, and energy efficient.

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BPA:

Keeps the industry informed on best practices, new technologies, and policy

Lobbies for state and federal policies that grow the home performance industry

Brings the industry together through regional and national conferences

Serves as the home performance industry’s connection to networking, professional development, and job opportunities


BPA's 20,000+ network includes:

Home performance, energy efficiency, and weatherization contractors

Energy auditors

Manufacturers and distributors

Utility energy efficiency programs

Nonprofits and community organizations

Government agencies


Areas of Focus

2022 Inflation Reduction Act (IRA)

BPA’s latest achievement is helping to secure billions of dollars in rebates and incentives for home energy efficiency and electrification, plus hundreds of millions of dollars to train workers for the jobs that funding will create, by helping shape the 2022 Inflation Reduction Act (IRA).

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Weatherization

BPA fights to keep the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) authorized and fully funded by working closely with House and Senate appropriators to ensure that crucial home performance agencies, programs, and initiatives are provided with the funds they need to advance home performance across the country.

Workforce Development

The future of our industry depends on our people. BPA is leading the charge in workforce development and investing in a framework for training and education that will equip the home and building performance industry with a high-quality, skilled workforce.

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Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

BPA believes that clean, efficient energy should be affordable and accessible to all. BPA’s Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) task force aligns the Association with DEI best practices and ensures that we are not merely being transactional about DEI, but transformative instead.

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

The BIL provides funding for several highly effective state and local programs that will spur projects that increase access to energy efficiency to save money for Americans, help achieve nationwide clean energy goals, and accelerate job growth.


Mission

To advance a thriving industry delivering improved energy efficiency, health, and environmental performance of buildings. Our current area of focus is existing residential buildings, including multifamily and manufactured homes.


Vision

All buildings will provide an energy-efficient, comfortable, healthy, and safe indoor environment.

The Building Performance Association is committed to creating a thriving industry for those we represent. Education, networking, and advocacy are just a few of the things we offer to keep our workforce engaged.”

- Steve Skodak, CEO of BPA

History of BPA

The Building Performance Association was created through the merger of three organizations: Efficiency First, Home Energy Magazine, and the Home Performance Coalition (previously Affordable Comfort, Inc. and the National Home Performance Council). The timeline below shows the Association's evolution.

Timeline graphic featuring Home energy, Affordable Comfort, ACI, Home Energy Pros Forum. National Home Performance Council, Home Performance Coalition, and Efficiency First logos in order.
The Building Performance Association logo

1986-Present 
BPA Journal

 


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