Jim Gunshinan posted a blog post
When the first edition of Green Building Illustrated came out in 2014, I thought it was clearly written and illustrated, and packed with good information for aspiring architects and engineers, as well as veteran building and mechanical design…
Jun 1
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Hi All,
I volunteered to be co-chair of my church's "returning to church" committee. (I'll never learn!) We are following state and national guidelines, and will probably start with meeting outside for services. But I want to help us prepare for the…
May 26
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I'm a gleaner. I've learned from the best—my wife Michele, who comes from a long line of gleaners. Her parents both came to this country from Eastern Europe as refugees after World War II, and they know the value of the things that sustain us. When…
Feb 28
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Feb 26
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Feb 10
Jim Gunshinan commented on Macie Melendez's blog post Re-introducing Myself as the Building Performance Journal’s Managing Editor
"We are very glad to have you back on our team Macie. I think anyone reading your post will understand why we feel that way."
Jan 23
Jim Gunshinan posted a blog post
Since 1984, Home Energy Magazine has published “all the energy news that’s fit to print”. The publication, along with the Home Energy Pros Forum, has recently been acquired by the Building Performance Association,  but our common mission remains the…
Oct 3, 2019
Jim Gunshinan posted a blog post
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), where I work as a senior manager, is a corporate agency of the United States that provides electricity for business customers and local power companies serving nearly 10 million people in parts of seven…
May 23, 2019
Jim Gunshinan posted a blog post
Energy independence is a goal for many households and communities for a variety of reasons from simply wanting to save money each month, to the broader goal of saving the planet for future generations. To accomplish this lofty goal, there must be a…
May 3, 2019
Jim Gunshinan posted a blog post
We wrapped up the 2019 National Conference & Trade Show on April 4, 2019, after four full days of workshops, sessions, events, and networking! As many of you have heard, we broke the record for the number of attendees at this year’s event – 1,942…
Apr 10, 2019
Jim Gunshinan posted a blog post
Wednesday was another rich day of inspiration and connection. My brain is nearly full. When you read this, I will likely be on the plane flying from Chicago back to Oakland; where I will have some time to digest it all. There are more sessions this…
Apr 3, 2019
Jim Gunshinan posted a blog post
Check out that title! Monday, we were HPC, Tuesday we are a new association made up of three organizations, HPC, Home Energy, and Efficiency First, called the Building Performance Association. It’s been a change a long time coming, but seems like…
Apr 2, 2019
Jim Gunshinan posted a blog post
It’s always a challenge at the HPC national to take in as much as possible until my brain tells me “I’m full”. All these great topics, presenters and attendees is an embarrassment of riches.So here are a couple of personal highlights. Hope it gives…
Apr 1, 2019
Jim Gunshinan posted a blog post
For those of you here in Chicago for a Monday workshop, for those who will be registering today or tomorrow, and all of you members of the home performance community, welcome to a rich source of building science news and training—all provided by the…
Mar 31, 2019
Jim Gunshinan posted a blog post
In less than a week, close to 2,000 members of the home performance community, including novices and experts in their fields, will gather in Chicago for the 2019 HPC National Home Performance Conference and Trade Show. No promises about the weather,…
Mar 27, 2019
Jim Gunshinan posted a blog post
(This post first appeared on the energy.gov web site.)Rural communities offer huge opportunities for energy savings, however, they can be more difficult to reach than urban areas and they typically have smaller-sized public buildings. When…
Mar 13, 2019