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January 17, 2024

First Group of States Apply for Landmark Home Energy Rebates Funding to Lower Energy Costs

Four states — California, Hawaii, New Mexico and New York — are the first to submit funding applications for the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Home Energy Rebates program, a historic $8.8 billion investment to…

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January 10, 2024

Arizona: Residential Energy Efficiency Contractor Survey

The Building Performance Association and AnnDyl Policy Group are conducting a survey of Arizona contractors. We invite any Arizona contractors to participate in the survey and share their feedback and priorities for the IRA rebate…

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December 15, 2023

Home Energy Rebate Programs: Status of State Applications

Update: January 17th: First Group of States Apply for Landmark Home Energy Rebates Funding to Lower Energy Costs The Department of Energy (DOE) has launched a state and territory application tracker. This tracker provides transparency into…

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December 13, 2023

BPA: Home Energy Rebates in the Inflation Reduction Act Fact Sheet

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 invests $8.8 billion in Home Energy Rebates via two programs: the Home Efficiency Rebates (HOMES) and the Home Electrification and Appliance Rebates (HEEHR). Our updated fact sheet provides a…

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December 6, 2023

BPA’s 2023 Resource Roundup

BPA keeps the industry informed on best practices, new technologies, and policy within the home performance industry. This year, we’ve seen the Inflation Reduction Act come to life and continued growth across the home performance…

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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 in the home services sector in Kentucky ~ Take 15 minutes to participate in the Kentucky Energy Workforce Needs Assessment Survey. Complete The Survey > This…

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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…

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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 ›…