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March 16, 2023

BPA Board Member, Elena Chrimat, to Speak at Arizona Press Conference

On Tuesday, March 21, at 10:00 AM PST, Elena Chrimat, Co-owner, Ideal Air Conditioning and Insulation and Founding Board Member of the Building Performance Association, will join a press conference and tour to showcase the…

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March 15, 2023

BPA Job Opening: State Outreach Administrative Assistant

SUMMARY The State Outreach Administrative Assistant will join a growing state outreach team at BPA and will support the team members by performing a variety of administrative and clerical tasks. KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES General…

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March 6, 2023

BPA Responds to DOE’s Request for Information regarding HOMES & HEEHR Rebates in the Inflation Reduction Act

On behalf of the industry, the Building Performance Association submitted a response to the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Home Energy Rebate Request for Information (RFI) regarding the $4.3 billion HOMES rebate program and $4.5 billion High-Efficiency Electric…

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March 3, 2023

Women in Building Performance Networking Breakfast to be Hosted at NHPC’23

As part of our national conference this April 17-20, we are hosting a Women in Building Performance Networking Breakfast. This event will take place on Wednesday, April 19 at 7:00 a.m. Join us for breakfast…

Two home performance workers in an attic adding insulation.
March 1, 2023

ReMaine Internship Program Aims to Jumpstart Workforce

In order to secure a brighter future for Maine, we need long-term solutions for keeping a trained and skilled workforce within the energy efficiency sector, which will require expanding and sustaining entry-level and internship positions….

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February 27, 2023

Articles to Read This Black History Month

Throughout the month of February, BPA has been highlighting a variety of must-read articles that celebrate Black voices in our industry. This month and all months, we value the perspective, advancements, and contributions that Black…

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February 22, 2023

February 2023 State Update Overview

BPA tracks the latest policy updates and legislative issues in many states across the nation. Read the highlights and find your state and check out the most recent policy news below. Key Highlights In Maine:…

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February 8, 2023

Volunteer at Our 2023 National Conference

We are now accepting applications for volunteers are our 2023 National Home Performance Conference & Trade Show, hosted April 17-20 in Seattle, WA. Volunteers play an important role at our conferences by assisting presenters and…

February 6, 2023

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Announced as NHPC’23 Partner

The Building Performance Association (BPA) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) are partnering together for the first time ever at the 2023 National Home Performance Conference in Seattle, WA.  The goal…

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February 1, 2023

Jobs On The Rise: Energy Efficiency Jobs In Maine

The US job market has been on a roller coaster for the last few years, with workforce issues and The Great Resignation looming large while unemployment rates are hitting pre-pandemic levels. Those searching for a…