Authored by: NCBPA Vice Chair Pam Fasse, President of Fasse Construction Last August I wrote an article highlighting reasons for North Carolina to invest in stronger energy codes. This was just after the new 2018 North Carolina Energy Conservation Code
Advocacy, Building and Energy Code, Member Voices, Policy
How well is your organization complying with NC’s new commercial and residential energy codes? And, how can you most cost-effectively exceed them? During the summer of 2019, NCBPA and AIA NC partnered to deliver six energy code workshops across the
Building and Energy Code, Workforce Development
Free technical assistance is being offered by the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance (SEEA) that includes hands-on training and custom consulting to help medium and large energy users complete the U.S. Department of Energy’s 50001 Ready program, which enables facilities establish an energy
Energy Efficiency
Wake Tech Community College is the largest community college in North Carolina and offers a wide variety of courses, certifications and credit programs for building performance industry professionals and students across its ten locations in the metro Raleigh area. The
Workforce Development
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
Building and Energy Code, Consumer Education, Energy Efficiency, HVAC, Member Voices, NCBPA News
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
Advocacy, NCBPA News, Policy
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
Member Voices
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
Member Voices
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
Building and Energy Code, Energy Efficiency, Rebates and Incentives

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