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April 17, 2021

2021 National Home Performance Virtual Conference Recap

The 2021 National Home Performance Virtual Conference brought together contractors, weatherization professionals, trainers, program administrators, energy auditors, and others working in residential energy efficiency for the latest developments and education in the industry. This event…

April 16, 2021

NHPC21 Virtual Conference Roundup – Day 4

Yesterday was Day 4 of the National Home Performance Virtual Conference and I wanted to re-share some statistics provided by BPA’s Vice President of Education and Events, Nate Natale. With nearly 1,400 total registrants, this…

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April 15, 2021

NHPC21 Virtual Conference Roundup – Day 3

We’re halfway through our National Home Performance Virtual Conference and my focus for this blog is wellness. Today, I attended two sessions: Diversity in the Home Performance Workforce and Electric Vehicles & Smart Homes. Two…

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April 14, 2021

NHPC21 Virtual Conference Roundup – Day 2

by Macie Melendez We’re well into Day 3 of the National Home Performance Conference, but I wanted to do a quick wrap up of yesterday. Here’s a quick glance at the schedule: In the morning,…

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April 13, 2021

NHPC21 Virtual Conference Roundup – Day 1

by Macie Melendez Yesterday, the Building Performance Association kicked off this year’s National Home Performance Conference—its 35th annual conference in this industry. With live sessions planned all week, and hundreds of on-demand sessions available, it’s…

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April 12, 2021

U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm to Deliver Welcome Address at Our 2021 National Conference

Jennifer M. Granholm, the United States Secretary of Energy, will be delivering a welcome message to attendees of the 2021 National Home Performance Virtual Conference on Monday, April 12. This event brings together contractors, weatherization…

April 9, 2021

Celebrating 35 Years With 35 Stories: Michelle, Jamez, & Dan

Our 35th annual home performance conference kicks off next week, which means we’re also nearing the end of our interview series. This week, we’ve got Q&As with Michelle Griffith of DeVere Weatherization & Construction Services,…

April 6, 2021

Celebrating 35 Years With 35 Stories: Griffin, Scott, & John

This week was our 35th annual home performance conference, which took place virtually over 5 days. It’s been a week filled with live, educational sessions, local Austin music, wellness classes, and networking happy hours. Conference…

April 2, 2021

Celebrating 35 Years With 35 Stories: Danielle, Chris, & Ann

Our 35th annual home performance conference is in just a couple of weeks, and we’re nearing the end of our interview series. This week we’ve done Q&As with Danielle Sass Byrnett of the National Association…

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March 30, 2021

Green Buildings Career Map Launches, Showcasing Diverse Energy Efficiency Career Options

We’re excited to announce the brand new Green Buildings Career Map! The Green Buildings Career Map—created by Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) with the support of Building Performance Association, Building Performance Institute, National Community Action…