29 Jul '13, 3pm

Standard for Energy Upgrade Certificates of Homes Released for Public Comment: BPI's standard is now open fo...

The Building Performance Institute Inc. (BPI) is announced that its BPI-2101-S-2013: Standard Requirements for a Certificate of Completion for Residential Energy Efficiency Upgrades is now available for public comment for a period of seven business days and will soon be published as a BPI standard. "Created for the real estate sales process, BPI-2101 is designed to promote accurate valuation of energy efficiency by standardizing the way energy efficiency improvements are represented," said Robin LeBaron, managing director of the National Home Performance Council and co-chair of the BPI working group that developed the standard. BPI-2101 identifies a standard set of data elements for certificates that document the completion of a whole-house energy upgrade (HEU) or individual energy conservation measures (ECMs) in existing homes. A certificate that complies with the require...

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