Building Performance Journal replied to Haley Keegan's discussion Remote Training Opportunities
"Hi Haley,
I hope someone has contacted you already, buit in cse you missed it, BPA has moved its conference online. WAP agencies can use TT&A money to partipate."
Apr 1
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One of the short-term effects of the COVID-19 epidemic is the loss of jobs in the energy efficiency area. The longer-term effects may be more of the same. Given this reality, the Building Performance Association is moving its in-person conference sc…
Apr 1
Building Performance Journal and Leslie Jackson are now friends
Mar 27
Building Performance Journal posted a blog post
The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has been fighting the good fight making buildings more efficient, healthy, comfortable, and sustainable since the 1980s. Building Performance Journal (formerly Home Energy) has been report…
Mar 25
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Yesterday was a great day for our team: We sent our first issue under the Building Performance Journal name to the printer! If you're already a Building Performance Association member, that means you can expect to see your copy in your inbox very…
Mar 24
Building Performance Journal commented on Larry Weingarten's blog post Now You’re Cooking With Gas!
"Great piece Larry! I didn 't realize that bio gas was that much different, climate wise, than the "natural gas" that we ship around the country in pipes and in liquid form at sea. I see now that the realtively small transport system of locally produ…"
Mar 17
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The Solar Decathlon, sponsored by the United Sates Department of Energy, creates terrific opportunities for students in the U.S. and around the world. It is a chance for the teams of students to imagine and actualize houses with innovative techno…
Mar 13
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In our upcoming Spring issue, we'll be publishing an article about the Midori Haus--a classic California bungalow, built in 1922, that was retrofitted to meet the Passive House standard, and reduced its energy use by 80%. Our article is about educat…
Feb 20
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 (from left to right) David Hepinstall (AEA), David Keefe (VEIC), Larry Zarker (BPI), Steve Cowell (E4TheFuture), and Joe Cullen (BPA) at the BPA Northeast Regional.Karin Haerter is a HERS Rater and BPI Certified Building Analyst, Multifamily Analys…
Feb 12
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Aug 28, 2019
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We all need somebody to lean on. —Bill Withers. Singer-songwriter, 1938-1985Happy Earth Day 2019! According to the Earth Day Network website, the theme this year is endangered species, and the site features a mesmerizing video of an active beehive.…
Apr 22, 2019
Building Performance Journal posted a blog post
There are lots of videos about Natural Building. Sublime dialogue-free ones with just music; a favorite of mine shows step-by-step construction of a timber frame build in Finland with no dialogue, just great music, the photography is expertly done a…
Jun 28, 2018
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Heat is Where it’s At.“There is a detectable difference between the past and the future only when there is the flow of heat. With no heat, the future behaves exactly like the past- there is no time.” —Carlo Rovelli. Seven Brief Lessons in PhysicsEv…
Jun 8, 2018
Building Performance Journal posted a blog post
 Hint: It’s not solar or storage... Before solving the above scenario, the key assumptions are as follows:Both houses are identical in location, design, and orientationLocation is Arizona, or Climate Zone 5Size of home is 1900 square feetNew constru…
Apr 19, 2018
Building Performance Journal posted a blog post
I was spending a month in Oregon (in an off-grid community of mud huts and organic food) when the fires began raging in Sonoma, Napa, and Mendocino Counties. Driving home to the Bay Area, I put on my N95-rated dust mask in Fairfield (60 miles from S…
Mar 23, 2018
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