By: Meghan McDermott, Co-Owner and Architectural Engineer at High Performance Building Solutions We’ve all heard the trend of school buildings moving towards more Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education and development.  But, have you ever thought “How are those
Building and Energy Code, Consumer Education, Energy Efficiency, HVAC, Member Voices, Research
By: Meghan McDermott – Co-Owner and Architectural Engineer of High Performance Building Solutions (and NCBPA Chair) and Abby Coulter – Commercial Buildings Specialist of NCBPA Click here for the original article on Building Enclosure Magazine’s website. The term commissioning, referred
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NCBPA is leading efforts to enable this valuable legislation to save taxpayers $1.1 Billion via energy and water savings projects in publicly-owned buildings. Sponsored by Rep. John Szoka (R-45), Rep. Dean Arp (R-69), Rep. Stephen Ross (R-63) and Rep. Chris
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What if we thought of the homebuilding process as if we were building an airplane?               By: Steve Scheiner of Schreiner Design and NCBPA Board Member Designing and building an airplane is a process of balances.  You design an airframe that
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Joe Bowling, Owner of Energy Wise Solutions at his high performance home in Bessemer City, NC. Joe Bowling started Energy Wise Solutions, Inc. in 2005 to provide greater Charlotte area residents with access to solar photovoltaic and solar hot water
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By: Curt Hurd, Residential Buildings Specialist We are in the middle of a robust housing market and residential new construction in North Carolina is going strong – particularly in metro markets.  We’ve made some positive strides with Energy Code requirements
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Please find below information on a successful and profitable home performance business in the Raleigh, NC area that is for sale for $160,000.  If interested, please follow the steps at the bottom of the email for more information. FOR SALE:
Last week, NCBPA staff participated in Cape Fear Community College’s 2nd Annual Construction Career Awareness event to speak with high school and community college students about career opportunities in NC’s building performance industry. After the event, John Wojciechowski, Program Director
What are the risks and rewards of guaranteed energy savings contracts for state and local government projects? Ask Graham Lewis of Schneider Electric. He knows. Graham Lewis is the Performance Contracting Sales Representative for Schneider Electric’s western North Carolina region.
NCBPA is coordinating an industry sign-on campaign for North Carolina contractors in support of the Blue Collar to Green Collar Jobs Development Act of 2019. Representative Bobby L. Rush and Leticia Colon de Mejias. (Photo by Kara Saul-Rinaldi.) This legislation
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