Tag Archives: certification

How to Find the Best Home Heating Contractor?  Look for BPI, NATE, RESNET Certifications

How to Find the Best Home Heating Contractor? Look for BPI, NATE, RESNET Certifications

It’s cold and your heating system needs repair. How do you find a contractor you can trust? Why not ask your neighbor, a friend, or relative, or the Better Business Bureau? That’s what most folks do. The advantage to hiring contractors based on referrals is a level of trust. It brings a level of confidence… Continue Reading

Slide Show: Home Performance Pros Get Tested

All participating AlabamaWISE contractors receive special training in Building Science to evaluate homes as a system of related components. This systems approach to home performance is the only way to identify the most cost effective home improvements for comfort, indoor health and energy savings. Certifications from the Building Performance Institute (BPI) and RESNET are your… Continue Reading

Home Performance Contractor Certifications

Home Performance Contractor Certifications

Participating AlabamaWISE contractors are required to maintain a Building Analyst certification from the Building Performance Institute or Energy Rater certification from RESNET. These certifications mean your home improvement contractor understands building science principals and will apply systems based solutions for energy related home improvements — heating, air conditioning, HVAC, duct system, insulation and building enclosure — siding,… Continue Reading