28 Jan '13, 8pm
Congratulations on your 20-year milestone @_BPI_!
The year 1993 was a big one for the Building Performance Institute, better known to all of us as simply BPI. It was the year they started, and the year that 35 building performance professionals gathered to develop a set of principles for the industry. In 1993, BPI was established under New York State’s NYSTAR program with a mandate to create a Building Performance Field Manual. Three years later, in 1996, BPI was incorporated and officially issued its first certifications that went to energy auditors and installation personnel. As BPI celebrates its 20th birthday this year, they can proudly say that they’ve played a vital role in the quality of work done in this industry. Today, BPI-certified professionals in all 50 states, U.S. territories, and seven foreign countries hold more than 42,000 active certifications. As of December 2012, BPI had 216 test centers and more than...