24 Feb '14, 10pm

New @_BPI_ home #energy rating program launched in U.S. #ENERGYSTAR #housing #DIY #RESNET #NAHB

New @_BPI_ home #energy rating program launched in U.S. #ENERGYSTAR #housing #DIY #RESNET #NAHB

BPI is pleased to announce that it has been accepted by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as a Home Energy Score Partner, and will use the Home Energy Score as BPI's rating tool. DOE developed the Home Energy Score to help improve the assessment of existing homes. DOE's program requires all Home Energy Score Qualified Assessors, or raters, to perform assessments and generate a score through a Partner Program, with quality assurance provided by the Partner. "There is increasing demand in the marketplace not just for a score of the home, but for a low cost, easily understood rating that, when added to a routine energy audit, increases the likelihood that the customer will go ahead with the proposed improvements," said Larry Zarker, BPI CEO. "Like Florida, now is the right time for other states and programs to open up the ratings market to competition. BPI certified profess...

Full article: http://www.homeenergy.org/show/blog/nav/blog/id/533

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