Dkdkd ddkk Remodeling is a $300 Billion Industry Source: “A New Decade of Growth for Remodeling,” January 2011, Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies.
Residential Energy Efficiency Investment is Growing
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Incomes of $40-80K and $80-120K spent a combined $62 billion. $147 billion spent on professional services in the home. Large spending on homes with values less than $250,000.
GenX and Young Baby Boomers spent over $67 billion on their homes. $19 billion on jobs of $5-10K. $25.5 billion on jobs of $10-20K. Over 550,000 families spent more than $50K on home upgrades worth nearly $53 billion. Nearly 3 million people spent over $9 billion on $2500-5000 projects in 2009.
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What is BPI Accreditation? A professional credential awarded by BPI to contracting companies who commit to offering comprehensive “whole house” home performance solutions for their customers.
BPI Home Performance Contractor Model Educate Customers on Whole-House Offer Comprehensive Solutions Get Key Staff Trained & Certified Follow BPI Standards in Your Work Last Do No Harm by “testing out” Participate in Independent, Third-Party Quality Assurance Program
Solutions Based Selling Verifiable Results BPI Home Performance Contractor Model
Program Risk Management Ensure appropriate use of funds Taxpayer Ratepayer Increased Homeowner Satisfaction Health and Safety Precautions Reduced Liability for the Program Preventable Risk is too Much Risk
Building Analyst – goes beyond a traditional energy audit to perform comprehensive, whole- home assessments, identify problems at the root cause and prescribe and prioritize solutions based on building science.
Envelope Professional – quantifies performance and prescribes improvements to help tighten the building envelope (shell), stop uncontrolled air leakage and optimize comfort, durability and HVAC performance.
Heating – optimizes the performance of heating equipment within the context of the house as a system to help save energy and ensure occupant comfort, health and safety.
Air Conditioning and Heat Pump – understands the role of these systems within the whole home and how to diagnose and correct problems properly to achieve peak performance.
Air Leakage Control Installer* – demonstrates the ability to completely air seal all penetrations between conditioned and non-conditioned spaces. * Residential Building Envelope Whole House Air Leakage Control Installer (whew!)
BPI Accreditation Costs How much does it cost to get BPI Accredited? Training for 2 Certifications: ($790 - $2,400) BPI Certification Exam Fees: $550 x 2 = $1,100 Accreditation and Quality Assurance: 1,500/year Total Estimated Initial Cost: $3,390 - $5,000
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