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December 1, 2023

NJ Requests Input on Home Energy Rebate Programs

New Jersey has announced two opportunities to provide input on their home energy rebate programs:1. A technical conference will be held on December 13, 2023, from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. 2. Public comment submission…

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November 27, 2023

Kentucky Energy Efficiency Workforce Needs Assessment Survey

Calling all weatherization agencies, energy efficiency businesses, employees, and contractors within the home performance sector in Kentucky – Make your voice heard! Take 15 minutes to participate in the Kentucky Energy Workforce Needs Assessment Survey. Complete…

November 15, 2023

Registered Apprenticeships: Building Career Pathways in Energy Efficiency

By: Brook Vernon, State Outreach Coordinator More than 2.2 million Americans work within the energy efficiency space, according to the recent Energy Efficiency Jobs in America report by E4TheFuture. Why then are careers in energy…

November 13, 2023

2023 New England Conference & Trade Show Recap

Quick Links Photo Gallery | Attendee Info Page | Agenda & Sessions | Session Slides Special thanks to our conference host sponsor, Mass Save The 2023 New England Regional Conference and Trade Show brought together…

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October 16, 2023

Weatherization Resource Round Up

In celebration of Weatherization month this October, we have a series of helpful weatherization resources available below. Weatherization Installer Job Aids and Single-Family Interactive 3D House › DOE: WAP Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals ›…

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October 4, 2023

How to Talk to Homeowners About Energy Efficiency

It’s Energy Efficiency Day! Homeowners throughout the country are more aware of energy use in their homes today than ever before, but many don’t know what to do about it. They’re looking for a contractor…

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September 25, 2023

Free Online Training for Energy Experts

The future of energy use here in the state of Maine relies on a motivated and specially trained workforce of energy professionals. For that reason, the Maine Building Performance has put together a series of…

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September 22, 2023

What IRA Funding Means for Homeowners and Contractors – Articles to Read

As program requirements and application instructions have been released by the Department of Energy (DOE) for use of Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) funds, states are learning how they can operate programs to deliver incentives to…

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September 21, 2023

Volunteer at Our New England Conference

We are now accepting applications for volunteers for our 2023 New England Home Performance Conference & Trade Show, hosted November 7-8 in Springfield, MA. Volunteers play an important role at our conferences by assisting presenters…

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September 19, 2023

Looking Back and Moving Forward: BPA’s Transition to a Fully Remote Workplace

By: Nate Natale, COO “I came with the furniture.” That was my standby dad joke for describing my tenure at our organization starting on the same day we moved into the office building we have…