About Us

The Building Performance Community is a social network and community dedicated to home and building performance professionals. Our mission is to amplify the collective knowledge base of the home and building performance professional network by offering a space for sharing resources, education, and knowledge on home performance.

The Building Performance Community offers blogs from industry leaders and peers, an interactive discussion forum, a calendar of upcoming industry events, and a library of resources about building performance.

Members are encouraged to participate in the forum. Open discussions about a wide range of energy related topics provide members with the ability to connect with other industry professionals and learn from their experience with similar projects.

History

For many years, the home performance industry had two thriving online communities where members openly discussed topics such as energy efficiency, building science, professional education opportunities, field procedures, program best practices, codes and standards, sales, marketing and business systems.

Home Energy Pros was a partnership between Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Home Energy magazine, which began in 2010 with sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Energy and at its peak had nearly 6,000 members. The Home Performance Forum was a thriving community that started on LinkedIn in 2008.

In 2017, the Home Performance Coalition (HPC) united these two premier communities into the Home Energy Pros Forum. A year later, HPC became the Building Performance Association through a merger with Efficiency First and Home Energy magazine. Home Energy magazine has been rebranded the Building Performance Journal and Home Energy Pros Forum is now the Building Performance Community.

Today, the Building Performance Association proudly sponsors the Building Performance Community, facilitating the ongoing exchange of ideas and information for the home performance and weatherization industry.

The Building Performance Association is a 501 (c) 6 that aims to advance the home and building performance industry by ultimately delivering improved energy efficiency, health, and environmental performance of buildings.