Building Performance Institute

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Case Study: Neil Kelly Home Performance Division

In Portland, Ore., Neil Kelly's home performance division sees 109% annualized growth in six years. More

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Making Sense of All the Available Green Certifications

Sustainable building certifications are many and varied. We help you make sense of the options available. More

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Certifiably Skilled: Certification After the Demise of Home Star Certifiably Skilled: Certification After the Demise of Home Star

Just how important is certification now that Home Star is gone? Many remodelers still see value in having their employees certified in home performance contracting. More

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Home Star Stalled: Legislation Gets Held up in Congress Home Star Stalled: Legislation Gets Held up in Congress

The Home Star program introduced earlier this year is on hold in Congress. More

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Home Work: Home Performance As a Way to Bolster Your Bottom Line

Energy audits alone may not be enough to maintain profitability, but some remodelers are finding the right mix of audit, retrofit, and remodeling work. More

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Back to School: Home Performance Certifications Back to School: Home Performance Certifications

Many remodelers believe that there is a legitimate need for home performance certifications, specifically. More

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Local Level: A Look at Some Specific Weatherization Programs Local Level: A Look at Some Specific Weatherization Programs

Local weatherization programs gear up to help homeowners finance energy-efficient upgrades. More

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Building a Future: Effects of the Home Star Bill on Remodeling Building a Future: Effects of the Home Star Bill on Remodeling

Will passage of the Home Star Energy Retrofit bill put remodelers back to work or out of work? More

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Outside Assistance: Getting Started in Home Performance Contracting Outside Assistance: Getting Started in Home Performance Contracting

Several competing companies -- some of them franchises -- offer opportunities to help get you started in home performance contracting. More

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Home Performance Contractors: An Industry at the Ready

The National Capital Contractor Forum helps contractors prepare for increased interest in home performance work. More

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