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Celebrating Black Voices in Home Performance

February 29, 2024

This month, and all year long, we celebrate Black voices in our industry. Below, we’ve compiled a few BPA Journal articles to introduce you to four outstanding members of our industry.

Jasmine Knowlin at work during a Habitat for Humanity project build.

Meet Jasmine Knowlin, a Person With a Passion for People

As a minority in the utility field, Knowlin has learned how to be “unapologetically loud”—here’s her experience and advice for others like her.

Read About Jasmine ›

Cooksey receiving award

Overcoming Challenges as a Minority Contractor – Meet Brynn Cooksey, CEM

The building science industry has reached a tipping point; we need a highly skilled and trained workforce. One way to achieve this is to be open and inclusive to all people, regardless of skin color, religion, or gender.

Read Brynn’s Article ›

Group of women at Syracuse University MLK event

All Are Welcome Here – Meet Maria Lewis

It’s important to look within our industry and create a diverse workforce to better serve our communities.

Read Maria’s Article ›

Carla Walker smiling for her headshot

Opinion: People of Color Underrepresented in Clean Energy Economy – Meet Carla Walker-Miller

Walker-Miller Energy Services has partnered with DTE Energy to launch the Energy Efficiency Academy in Detroit.

Read Carla’s Article ›

If you have a story to share with our industry, we’d love to connect! Ready out to our BPA Journal Editor in Cheif at

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