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What Does China’s 500 Year Energy Old Mean For US?

Malta, NY, March 23, 2012 – In a continued effort to raise the bar in home performance contracting, the Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) announces two new accreditation options for HVAC contracting companies. BPI is the nation’s premier developer of technical standards for residential energy efficiency retrofit work. From these standards, we develop accreditation for contracting companies, professional credentials for individuals, and a rigorous quality assurance program that raise the bar in home performance contracting. […]

What You Need To Know About The EPA’s New Builder Rules Rules

The U. S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2250, the “EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011,” last month by a vote  of 275 to 142 (not enough to override an expected Presidential veto) — and then they went home for a week of campaigning. Let’s see — we were able to find the time to defer opportunities for additional business and jobs for the boiler industry, but left town before an FY 2012 Federal Budget is in place, any dollars have been shredded off the federal budget deficit, and before the national debt was lessened by even one penny. And, we’re going to go home to seek kudos for a job well done! As you know, H. R. 2250 is intended to give the USEPA additional time — after the decade they’ve already had — and to provide “guidelines” to develop “achievable” ICI-BMACT rules under the Clean Air Act. The bill now faces an uncertain future in the U. S. Senate, and the White House has already indicated that if the bill gets to the White House, key advisors will recommend that the President veto the bill. Key provisions of the bill would: […]