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November 30, 2010

What is Air Duct Cleaning?

Most people are now aware that indoor air pollution is an issue of growing concern and increased visibility. Many companies are marketing products and services intended […]
November 23, 2010

EnergyGuide Labels

The U.S. government established a mandatory compliance program in the 1970s requiring that certain types of new appliances bear a label to help consumers compare the […]
November 18, 2010

Advanced Features to Look for in a Heat Pump

A number of relatively new innovations are improving the performance of heat pumps. Unlike standard compressors that can only operate at full capacity, two-speed compressors allow heat […]
November 16, 2010

BPI helps accredited contractors with marketing efforts thanks to promotional agreement with EnergySavvy.com

Malta, NY, November 16, 2010 – The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) today announced a promotional agreement with EnergySavvy.com intended to help GOLD STAR accredited contracting […]
November 11, 2010

DOE Calls for BPI Stakeholder Comments on New Retrofit Workforce Guidelines

Malta, NY, November 10, 2010 – The Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is actively seeking input from Building Performance Institute (BPI) […]
November 9, 2010

Cleaning The Air In Your Home

This week we have a guest blog courtesy of Life Maid Easy, a complete home & business care management service. Be a fan on Facebook. Keeping a […]
November 4, 2010

Is Your Home Making You Sick?

To understand why many of today’s health problems can be caused by the home you live in, you need to look back a few years to see […]
November 2, 2010

Ductless, Mini-Split Heat Pumps

Ductless, mini-split-system heat pumps (mini splits) make good retrofit add-ons to houses with “non-ducted” heating systems, such as hydronic (hot water heat), radiant panels, and space […]
October 28, 2010

5 Reasons Not to Install Your Own Hot Water Heater

1. You may not select the right water heater for your needs and specifications. It’s not as simple as replacing a 30-gallon hot water heater with […]