All industry professionals are encouraged to contact their state legislators encouraging them to include support for our industry in recovery policies being developed over the next 5 weeks. For every $1 invested in North Carolina’s building performance workforce, $5.15 is
Advocacy, Energy Efficiency, Member Voices, Policy, Rebates and Incentives, Workforce Development
Sen. John Alexander (R-18) participates in a meeting with NCBPA staff, members, partners and other legislators during the 2019 legislative session. All industry professionals are encouraged to contact their state Senator encouraging them to support progress on HB330, the “Efficient
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The Alliance to Save Energy is heading up advocacy efforts to improve and expand the current federal Section 25C tax credit for homeowner energy efficiency upgrades. Doing so will provide helpful consumer project funding for the sector of our industry
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Energy Services Performance Contracting (ESPC or performance contracting) is a funding method of using guaranteed energy savings to implement facility improvements, equipment upgrades and energy efficiency techniques.  Municipal and state governments cope with tight budgets and pressure from citizens to
Case Study, Energy Efficiency, Public Buildings, Water Efficiency
Take a look at the latest Green Single Family and Multifamily Homes SmartMarket Brief released by NAHB that reveals prior to the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, most single-family builders (86%), single-family remodelers (72%) and multifamily builders/remodelers (74%) agree that
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An important topic in the news cycle right now is not just when, but how, to reopen buildings of many types as we enter the (hopeful) recovery phase of the pandemic. To aid member companies and industry professionals in understanding
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Over the past several months, NCBPA member companies and the industry-at-large have faced challenging and unprecedented changes to everyday work as a result of the ongoing pandemic. Companies have laid off and furloughed workers, business models have been forced to
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Since 2018, NCBPA has led advocacy efforts to encourage the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency (NCHFA) to adopt more stringent energy efficiency minimum standards and offer incentives to developers that go above and beyond in their low-income multifamily program, or
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NCBPA encourages our residential and commercial design, construction and sustainability professionals in the Triangle, NC area that are interested in reducing construction waste in our industry to participate in this important local initiative. Circular Triangle is a Durham, NC-based non-profit
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NCBPA is pleased to report that we have formally begun our 12-month NC HERS Rater Market Development Project with grant funding provided by RESNET and match funding provided by NCBPA, member companies and industry partners. This project focuses on advocacy,
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