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Building Science Principles Class & Exam for Maine Residents

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MaineHousing and the Building Performance Association invite you to join our comprehensive, full-day class with the option to take the BPI Building Science Principles (BSP) Certificate of Knowledge exam, followed by a small Job Fair. The BSP is your first step into the world of energy efficient home performance. The class and exam are free for members of…

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January 2024 State Updates

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Find Your State Click here to find the latest updates, projects, federal funding information, and events in your state! BPA State Updates State Affiliate Members – BPA is accepting nominations for individuals to join its Board of Directors. This year, the Board is prioritizing individuals representing contracting businesses to ensure diverse representation among our slate…

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December 2023 State Updates

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Find Your StateClick here to find the latest updates, projects, federal funding info, and events in your state! BPA State Outreach Updates Delaware – The BPA Team met with Milford Housing Development Corporation (MHDC) to discuss workforce and education initiatives for the state. They will continue to work with the affiliate lead team to push…

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Maine: State-Based Energy Efficiency Contractor Training Grants Program Webinar

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Date and Time: January 10, 2024 – 12:00 PMLocation: Zoom State-Based Home Energy Efficiency Contractor Training Grants provide funding for states to develop and implement clean energy workforce development programs. This winter, the Governor’s Energy Office (GEO) in Maine will prepare and submit an application that aims to reduce the cost of training contractor employees, provide testing…

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November 2023 State Updates

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Find Your StateClick here to find the latest updates, projects, federal funding info, and events in your state! BPA State Outreach Updates Delaware – The BPA team continued working with Charles Kistler and Harold Stafford of Help Initiative, Inc.on the next steps and plans for work on a Registered Apprenticeship Program. Additionally, continued work is…

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Clean Energy Jobs in Maine: Which Job Are You Best Suited For?

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In the state of Maine, significant strides are being made towards clean energy and energy efficiency. Following the 35-A MRSA § 10119 legislation signed in 2019, the Climate Action Plan set an ambitious target to install 100,000 new heat pumps by 2025, with 15,000 of these installations being for income-eligible households. In the four years…

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Request for Proposals for Multifamily Weatherization Service Provider

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Maine State Housing Authority is requesting proposals from experienced, qualified, and professional companies that can provide energy efficiency, health and safety, and other eligible weatherization measures to eligible multifamily properties. The deadline for questions regarding the RFP is November 13, 2023, and the submission deadline is November 27th, 2023. Contact Amanda Roy, Manager of Weatherization…

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Free Online Training for Energy Experts

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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 energy expert entrepreneurship videos, in collaboration with Energy Circle and funded by Maine Governor’s Energy Office Clean Energy Partnership. If…

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September 2023 State Updates

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Find Your StateClick here to find the latest updates, projects, federal funding info, and events in your state! Recent Highlights National – Recently, a coalition of nearly three dozen companies, trade associations, and advocacy groups warned Congressional appropriators of drastic consequences if they move forward with proposals to cut funding for the Energy Department’s energy…

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