The industry of home performance is ever changing in the work scopes, the initiatives on the local, state and federal levels and new standards and best practices are constantly being developed as this industry grows. Whether or not you participate in the Energy Upgrade California program, or are a BPI Certified contractor, these industry developments affect you and we will keep this area of our website changing with the news and new developments in the industry.
Below you will find links to the following resources: The exclusive EF California “Yahoo Group”, Industry Leader Blogs and Articles, industry, the latest Industry News and home performance marketing resources.
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The Efficiency First California “Yahoo Group – Contractor Exchange”
Available only to Efficiency First California members, this ongoing blog lead by the leading California home performance contractors and trainers. This resource has been an ongoing exchange for the development of the home performance industry for over four years. It is an ongoing, online how-to resource for home performance contractors. Become part of this group by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org requesting an invitation to become a member of this group. You will be sent a link and invitation to join by return mail. Become part of an exclusive industry resource.
Industry Leader Articles & Blogs:
These blogs and industry news articles are generated by home performance industry leaders. You can sign up for their newsletters, become a part of the blogging world or read about what they have to say right here. We will stay current with their updates as we get them.
- Green Building Advisor Blog
- Home Energy Magazine Blog
- Home Energy Pros Blog
- Efficiency First Blog
- U.S. Dept. of Energy: #Year of Action: Growing the Clean Energy Economy
- U.S. Dept. of Energy: #Ask Energy Saver: Home Energy Audits
- U.S. Dept. of Energy: Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Home Heating
- Building Performance Institute Performance Matters Newsletter
- Eco Building Pulse Newsletter
Industry News and Information
- Energy Efficiency Market Report: The Investor's Source for Energy Efficiency Industry News and Insight
- Green Building Advisor Encyclopedia of Articles and Videos
- Home Performance with Energy Star for Contractors
- Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Newsletter
- Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Better Buildings Neighborhood Program
- ACI HP Works Job Board Postings
- Home Performance with ENERGYSTAR Sponsor Guide and Reference Manual (v1.5)
- BPI Announces Manufacturer Product Listing Program for the Home Performance Industry